Super 16 | Abbeville CB McKinsey Nicholas

Posted at 3:44 PM, Jul 17, 2021

McKinsey Nicholas is a standout corner-back, who, when matched up with a receiver, doesn't mind playing mind games.

An Abbeville High School all-state, all-parish, all-district, McKinsey Nicholas, is confident in his game.

"You not about to catch on me," he said. "You're not gonna get any passes or receptions. That's my 'go-to', like, as soon as I walk on the field, I'm coming at you."

He is a player and a talker.

"I feel like that's what makes me a good corner-back;" Nicholas said. "I feel like I talk a lot of stuff, and I can back it up. My ego is too big. I don't want nobody to do nothing to me. Right."

His coach, Roderick Moy, understands Nicholas' natural abilities coming in, in which could only be inherited as it was his first time playing in organized teams as a teen.

"He took to it naturally. He was playing basketball. The thing i like about McKinsey is he enjoys everything he does, and he makes the game of football fun," he said.

He has speed, size, toughness, and character, and he's attending a number of football camps this summer, hoping to make an impression.

His coach, who has no doubt that Nicholas will do all that.

"Never, never. I've never seen a kid have so much fun playing a game in all my life," Moy said. "And it's a good thing for me. Sometimes, us old people take it a little too seriously. I'm glad we have him, he who has this honor of Super Sixteen, and I'm glad we have him back for one more year."

Nicholas' just knows time spent on the field is easiest when just being yourself.

"Im McKinsey, I'm myself still to this day. I do not think anyone can outdo me," he said.
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