Nick Hartigan - Ivy League Record Holder

 
Football Accomplishments
• Named as a top three finalist for Walter Payton Award as the top player in NCAA Division I FCS Football
• Associated Press 1st Team All-American
• Sports Network 1st Team All-American
• Walter Camp 1st Team All-American
• AFCA 1st Team All-American
• Selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game
• Unanimous selection for the Ivy League Player of the Year
• Harry Agganis/Harold Zimman Award winner as the outstanding senior football player in New England
• Swede Nelson Award as the Outstanding Football Scholar-Athlete in New England
• ECAC Division I FCS Player of the Year
• Rhode Island Male Athlete of the Year
• Named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week six times in 2005
• Led the nation in rushing with 172.70 yards per game
• Led the nation in scoring (12.60 points per game)
• Ranked 4th in the nation in all-purpose running (180.10 yards per game)
• Has run for 100 or more yards 23 times in his career, including nine times in 10 games in 2005
• Brown's all-time career rusher with 4492 career yards - 3rd in Ivy history, 20th in the NCAA record book
• Rushed for 200 or more yards six times in his career, including three times in 2005
• Rushed for 1727 yards in 2005 - 2nd in Ivy history and 23rd in the NCAA record book
• Ivy League record holder in career rushing touchdowns (52) - 9th in NCAA history
• Ivy League record holder in career rushing touchdowns (54)
• Ivy League record holder in career points (324)
• Broke his own Brown scoring record with 126 points in 2005 - 3rd best in Ivy history
• Named the Boston Globe/ New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award winner as the top player in New England two times in 2005
• Named the NCAA Division I FCS National Player of the Week after rushing for 252 yards and four touchdowns against Rhode Island
• 3-time first team All-Ivy and All-New England (2003, 2004, 2005)
• 3rd Team All-American (2004)
• Led the nation and set a Brown record for rushing with 1498 yards in 2003
 
Academic Accomplishments
• Compiled a 3.91 GPA, majoring in Political Science and History
• Earned a prestigious National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award, earning an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship presented at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City
• NCAA Top VIII Award Recipient
• NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
• Finalist for the Draddy Award, the "Academic Heisman" as the National Scholar-Athlete of the Year, presented at the National Football Foundation Dinner
• National Academic All-American of the Year in football by CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine
• Gained a final interview for the Rhodes Scholarship and Marshall Scholarship to study at Oxford and Cambridge in England
• 2-time 1st Team National Academic All-American (2004, 2005)
• 3-time NCAA Division I FCS Academic All-Star (2003, 2004, 2005)
• 3-time Academic All-Ivy (2003, 2004, 2005)
• Organizer of a bench-a-thon to raise money for the Lawrence Rubida Fund, benefiting Ewing's Sarcoma Cancer
• Volunteer for "Rebuilding Rhode Island," helping to clean up elementary schools in Providence
• Featured in the "Stories of Brown" in Brown's Campaign for Academic Enrichment, as one of the University's exemplary individuals, covering faculty, alumni and students
 
Career Statistics
Year Att.  
Yards 
Avg. TD Long Avg./Game Rec. Yards TD Pts
2002 1 4 4.0 0 4 4.0 0 0 0 0
2003 275
1498
5.4
15
82
149.8
31
297 1 96
2004 323
1263
3.9
17
31
126.3
14
128 0 102
2005 314
1727
5.5
20
75
172.7
10
74 1 126

Total 913
4492
4.9
52
82
144.9
55
499 2 324
                     
100+ Yard Rushing Games
9/20/03  126 yards vs. Albany
9/27/03  127 yards vs. Harvard
10/11/03   
 214 yards vs. Fordham
10/18/03  156 yards vs. Princeton
10/25/03  201 yards vs. Cornell
11/08/03  166 yards vs. Yale
11/15/03  194 yards vs. Dartmouth
11/22/03  201 yards vs. Columbia
9/25/04  175 yards vs. Harvard
10/2/04  161 yards vs. Rhode Island
10/9/04  125 yards vs. Fordham
10/30/04  176 yards vs. Penn
11/6/04  135 yards vs. Yale
11/20/04  179 yards vs. Columbia
9/24/04  115 yards vs. Harvard
10/1/05  252 yards vs. Rhode Island
10/8/05  124 yards vs. Fordham
10/15/05  245 yards vs. Princeton
10/22/05  119 yards vs. Cornell
10/29/05  167 yards vs. Penn
11/5/05  192 yards vs. Yale
11/12/05  193 yards vs. Dartmouth
11/09/05  229 yards vs. Columbia