Football

NasirAddison

  • position Defensive Back
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 187
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Irvington, N.J.
  • High school Irvington

2023 – Freshman
• Saw action in eight games and had six tackles and a fumble recovery
• Saw his first collegiate action vs. Akron and got one tackle
• Recovered a muffed Alabama punt in the first quarter to help set up the Cats’ first touchdown and had one tackle
• Charted a career-best two tackles in the Gator Bowl vs. Clemson

High School
• Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports and the No. 24 player in New Jersey
• On3.com has him as a three-star and a Top 200 defensive back nationally
• Helped lead the Blue Knights to an 8-3 record as a senior, playing at cornerback and wide receiver
• Totaled 47 tackles and had two interception returns for a touchdown
• Offensively, had 15 catches for 421 yards and five touchdowns
• Named to the 2022 Jersey Sports Zone All-Zone Football Team
• Helped Irvington capture the North, Group 4 title in the NJSIAA Rothman Orthopaedics Football Championships in 2021
• Coached by Ashley Pierre
• Also participated on the track team
• Chose UK over Maryland, Ole Miss and Florida State

Personal
• Born in Newark, New Jersey
• Son of Ameenah Poole and Hekim Addison
• Siblings are Kiabi Addison, Mekhi Addison, Zayd Poole and Imani Heartly
• Major is undecided

Nasir Says
• His nickname is “Nas” or “Addy”
• He chose Kentucky because everyone made him feel wanted
• One word to describe him on the field is “general”
• After his football career he wants to be a race car driver or actor
• Hobbies are cooking, writing poetry, video games and sight seeing

 

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