2004 - Second-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... teamed with Adell Duckett to give the Red Raiders solid pass defense and pressure from both ends ... finished the season with 44 tackles, four and half for loss and a quarterback hurry ... also broke up two passes and recovered a fumble ... assisted on two tackles in the win over California ... four tackles, including one for loss and a pass breakup, in win against Oklahoma State ... recorded two tackles for eight yards lost and finished with five tackles at Texas A&M ... logged four tackles and a quarterback hurry against Baylor ... four tackles, including three solo, in win at Kansas State ... solid outing with seven tackles against Texas ... three tackles in win over Nebraska ... provided constant pressure on NU quarterbacks ... logged four tackles, including three solo and a tackle for loss at Oklahoma ... had three tackles at Kansas ... instrumental in slowing down the KU running game in the second half ... registered a three-yard fumble return and had two tackles against TCU ... made two tackles and batted a pass at New Mexico ... picked up first start at SMU since injury limited action after two starts at the beginning of last season ... finished the game with four tackles, including three solo ... also had a tackle for loss.
2003 - Finished the season with 21 tackles ... also had five tackles for loss and two sacks ... Oklahoma - had a tackle for loss ... helped hold OU to 78 rushing yards ... Texas - two tackles at Texas ... Colorado - best game of the season with three tackles and two sacks against the Buffaloes ... first two sacks of the season ... Oklahoma State - had three solo tackles at Oklahoma State ... Texas A&M - logged two solo tackles in win over the Aggies ... N.C. State - two assisted tackles at N.C. State ... New Mexico - two tackles and a quarterback hurry against UNM ... SMU - impressive in debut as a Red Raider against SMU ... six tackles, including five solo and two tackles for loss ... also batted a pass at the line and forced a fumble.
2002 - Redshirt season.
High School - Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, Texas ... helped lead Calallen to 1999, 2000 and 2001 district championships ... 139 tackles and six sacks senior season ... state semifinalist (2001) with 13-2 record ... team went 34-5 during sophomore through senior seasons ... First-Team All-District, District MVP, All-Metro, All-South Texas and All-Bay Area as a linebacker senior season ... First-Team All-District, All-Metro, All-South Texas, All-Bay Area as a safety junior season ... posted 130 tackles, an interception, seven sacks, 12 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and scored seven TDs as a senior ... had 115 tackles as a junior and rushed for 800 yards and 13 TDs as a junior ... earned Circle K Academic Athlete of the Week award ... named FCA Athlete of the Month ... helped lead CHS to 2000 state baseball championship ... recruited by SMU, TCU and UTEP ... High School Coach: Phil Danaher.
Personal - Seth Nitschmann ... born November 8, 1983, in Kingsville, Texas ... son of Susan and Royce Nitschmann ... father played on Texas A&I's 1979 National Championship team ... majoring in accounting.