On Gottshall: Back-up offensive lineman ... Adds depth to the line working mostly at guard.
As a redshirt registered sophomore in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
As a redshirt freshman in 2009: Did not see any action as a reserve lineman.
As a freshman in 2008: Redshirt season ... Impressed on scout team.
Before UMass: Lineman had prep year at Milford Academy in Milford, N.Y. Posted 25 tackles and two sacks with the Falcons ... Graduated in 2006 from Arlington Catholic in Arlington, Mass. ... Earned three letters in football ... Played both left tackle and nose guard a junior and senior ... Helped team to 9-2 record, conference title and playoff appearance as a senior ... Right guard as a sophomore ... At Arlington, posted 42 tackles and four sacks in senior and junior years ... On the offensive line, only allowed two sacks as a senior.
Personal: Nicholas David Gottshall ... Born August 17, 1989 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Christine and David Gottshall ... Brother of Maria ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.