November 28, 2012


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Name: Nick Perez

Sport: Sprint Football

Position: Running Back

Career highlight: First touchdown against Princeton freshman year

Major: College Scholar

Year: Junior

Favorite thing about Cornell: the campus

NFL Idol: “Freshman year I got [the] nickname Maurice Jones-Perez.”

Fun fact: Works at summer camp in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

“He works his tail off in the weight room and the offseason. He always says “hey, how you doing …and he doesn’t say just “Hi.” He really asks me “How am I doing? How am I feeling?” He’s probably the most transparent and available guy on the field for me and as a friend … He’s a hard runner, a hard worker, and it pays off on the field.” –Abe Mellinger, Senior Wide Receiver

Original Author: Chris Mills