At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at inside linebacker ... saw playing time on special teams last year ... has good speed and will run to the football ... plays with emotion ... has earned one varsity letter.
2011: A member of the special teams, he played in eight games including making his collegiate debut in the Mids' season-opening victory over Delaware.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
2009: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Great Valley High School ... earned four varsity letters in baseball and three in football ... baseball team won the league championship three-consecutive seasons ... was an All-State (Pa.) linebacker as a senior ... was a three-time All-League selection in football ... brother, Chris, is a sophomore at the Naval Academy and a member of the football team ... uncles Bob Amundson (`69) and Bill Nurthen (`70) are graduates of the Naval Academy ... son of John and Elissa Nurthen ... majoring in systems engineering ... carries a 3.23 grade-point average.