As a redshirt junior in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics Started all 11 games at left tackle in 2011 ... Part of an offensive unit that averaged 360.1 yards of total offense and 127.4 yards rushing ... Helped pave the way for Jonathan Hernandez to rush for 1,092 yards and 12 touchdowns as he ranked 26th nationally in rushing.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics Big body that transferred to UMass from Syracuse with three years of eligibility. Wearing Vladimir Ducasse's No. 72 and playing left tackle following the New York Jets NFL Second-Round Draft Pick in April 2010. Started all 10 games at left tackle in 2010. Part of UMass line that has allowed just 13 sacks and an average of 172 rushing yards per game in 2010. UMass ranks second in the CAA and 26th in NCAA in fewest sacks allowed at 1.3 per game. Earned All-Freshman honors after 2009 season at Syracuse. Played at Syracuse in 2009 and made the travel roster for all 12 games, starting all 10 games he played in. Phil Steele BIG EAST All-Freshman Third Team selection. At Edmundson-Westside High School in Baltimore, named 2007 SuperPrep All-Mid-Atlantic Team 2007 Prep Star All-Atlantic Region selection.
As a redshirt freshman in 2009: Played at Syracuse for coach Doug Marrone ... Made the travel roster for all 12 games ... Enrolled in January 2008 and participated in Spring practice ... Started all 10 games he played ... Phil Steele BIG EAST All-Freshman Third Team selection.
As a freshman in 2008: Did not play in any games at Syracuse.
Before College: 2007 SuperPrep All-Mid-Atlantic Team ... 2007 Prep Star All-Atlantic Region selection ... Team won MPSSAA Division 2A State Championship ... Earned all-state, all-region and all-city honors as a senior ... High school coach: Dante Jones ... Also lettered in basketball.
Personal:Nicholaus AntonioSpeller ... Born in September 4, 1989 in Baltimore, Md. ... Son of William Speller and Barbara Luster ... Has two brothers ... Plans to major in graphic design.