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Nick Rallis
Nick  Rallis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 240

Position:
LB

Experience:
3 Letter

Master's:
Sport and Exercise Science


11/27/2016

Smith, Travis Take Home Top Awards At Banquet

Minnesota held its annual awards banquet on Sunday afternoon

10/12/2016

Defense Shined Against Iowa

Minnesota recorded a career-high three turnovers against the Hawkeyes

08/30/2016

Preparation Is Second To None For Rallis

Fifth-year senior is ready for every play

03/10/2016

Spring Preview: Linebackers

Gophers deepest position this year could be at linebacker

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

2016 • SENIOR SEASON: Played in 11 games and started three • recorded 37 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and one sack • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Notched five tackles against Oregon State • saw action at Penn State • started against Iowa and tallied seven tackles and forced one fumble • recorded one tackle at Maryland and saw action against Rutgers • tallied four tackles at Illinois • forced one fumble against Purdue and made two tackles • notched two tackles at Nebraska • recorded one tackle against Northwestern • had a team leading three tackles for loss at Wisconsin and recorded six tackles • made five tackles and one sack against Washington State. 

2015 • JUNIOR SEASON:
 Played in 13 games • made 18 tackles, including 3.0 tackles-for-loss • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Saw action on special teams against TCU, at Colorado State, versus Kent State, against Ohio and at Northwestern, but did not record any statistics • tallied one tackle at Purdue • registered a solo stop versus Nebraska • competed but did not record a statistic versus Michigan, at Ohio State and at Iowa • totaled three solo tackles versus Illinois • notched a career-high nine tackles, including 2.5 tackles-for-loss, against Wisconsin • recorded four tackles, including .5 behind in the line of scrimmage, versus Central Michigan.

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made three tackles against Eastern Illinois • suffered a season-ending knee injury against Middle Tennessee.

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 10 games • made seven tackles • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate debut against UNLV, recording three tackles • missed the New Mexico State, Western Illinois and San Jose State games with mononucleosis • returned to the lineup and saw action against Iowa • made one tackle at Michigan and competed at Northwestern and against Nebraska • totaled two tackles at Indiana • played against Penn State and Wisconsin • made one tackle at Michigan State • competed against Syracuse.

2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Edina High School • ranked as the No. 8 player in Minnesota by Rivals.com and as the No. 65 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com • missed all but three games of his senior season with an injury • honorable mention all-state selection by the AP at defensive back as a junior • earned all-Lake Conference honors in 2010 • named third-team all-metro by the Star-Tribune as a junior • honorable mention All-Lake Conference pick as a sophomore • totaled 13 tackles and one pass break-up in three games, before season-ending injury in 2011 • rushed for 122 yards on 22 carries with one score as a senior • tallied 72 stops, including 57 solo tackles, in 2010 • carried the ball 54 times for 251 yards and five scores in 2010 • recorded six pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and three blocked kicks as a junior • tallied 81 tackles, one sack and one interception as a sophomore in 2009 • coached by Reed Boltmann.

PERSONAL: Born July 13, 1993 • son of Stew and Monica Rallis • brother, Mike, played linebacker for the Gophers from 2008-12 • has already earned his degree in business and marketing education • working on his master's degree in sport and exercise science.  

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