Images from UCLA's 28-25 victory over the Cougars on October 8, 2011
UCLA -Nick figures to add depth at the quarterback position ...Missed virtually all of 2008 and 2010 after undergoing surgery to repair an injured right shoulder.
2011 - Saw action in the Colorado game and led the Bruins to a fourth quarter score ... Did not attempt a pass.
2010 - Did not see game action and missed most of the season after undergoing surgery in an attempt to repair an injured right shoulder.
2009 - Saw his first game action at Washington St., playing 10 snaps ... Did not fire a completion on his two pass attempts.
2008 - Did not see game action in his first year in the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three seasons at Edison HS in Huntington Beach, CA for coach Dave White ... SuperPrep All-American ... Earned four stars from scout.com ... Rated No. 9 nationally at quarterback by scout.com ... PrepStar Dream Team selection ... Ranked No. 10 quarterback by ESPN ... Selected for Under Armour All-America Game ... Earned three stars from rivals.com ... Named All-State third-team by Cal-Hi Sports ... Named to CIF-Southern Section Pac-5 Division team ... Sunset League MVP as a senior ... Selected to participate in Elite 11 Quarterback Camp ... Threw for 5,374 yards and 44 touchdowns in his career ... As a senior, he completed 141 of 234 passes for 2,048 yards and 14 touchdowns and was named Sunset League MVP while leading his team to the league title ... As a junior, he completed 231 of 367 passes for 3,105 yards and 27 touchdowns and was named Sunset League Offensive Player of the Year while his team was a CIF Pac-5 finalist ... Completed 20 of 34 passes as a sophomore for 221 yards and three scores ... Also lettered in track and field (high jump) for one year for coach Nick Powell.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Nicholas W. Crissman ... Born: May 10, 1989 in San Luis Obispo, CA ... Parents: Robert and Jodi Crissman ... Has three brothers, Bobby, Jason and Jeff ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as playing in the Pac-5 CIF finals ... Hobbies include surfing and golf ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll in 2010 Spring Quarter ... History major.
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