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    Gabe Nyenhuis
    Gabe Nyenhuis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Charles, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Charles

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 261

    Position:
    DE

    Eligibility:
    Fr.



    1999: Did not see any game action ... Named scout of the week twice.

    High School: SuperPrep All-American ... Chicago Sun Times first-team all-area and all-state ... Chicago Tribune first-team all-state ... 1998 IFSFCA all-state first team ... Champaign News Gazette first-team all-state ... First-team all-conference as a junior and senior ...?Upstate Eight Conference Defensive Player of the Year as junior and senior ... Daily Herald all-area first team ... Aurora Beacon News all-area first team ... Daily Herald Player of the Week ... Kane County Chronicle All-Area Defensive Player of the Year ... Team captain ... Most Valuable Lineman as a junior and senior ... Recorded 76 tackles, 24 assists, 31 tackles for loss (-189 yards), broke up two passes, forced six fumbles, blocked two kicks and had one fumble recovery his senior season ... 1997 Elgin Courier-News and Press-Republican all-area first team ... Chicago Tribune all-state special mention as a junior ... Chicago Sun Times all-area special mention as a junior ... Champaign News-Gazette special mention as a junior ... High school coach was Buck Drach.

    Personal: Born Gabriel D. Nyenhuis on 6/26/81 ... Son of Paul and Sue Nyenhuis ... Was a high school teammate of fellow Wildcat Pat Durr ... Communication studies major.

    The Nyenhuis File
    Q. The one thing I can't stand: People who are too cocky.
    Q. Noboody knows that I: race BMX.
    Q. If I could do it over: I'd be a rock star.