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Nick Eddy

Nick Eddy
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1944-08-23) August 23, 1944
Place of birth: Dunsmuir, California
Career information
College: University of Notre Dame
NFL draft: 1966 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts–yards: 152–523
Receptions–yards: 24–237
Touchdowns: 5
Stats at NFL.com

Nicholas Matthew Eddy (born August 23, 1944) is a former American football player. He was raised in Tracy, California. A broad-shouldered 6 feet, 195 lbs, he attended the University of Notre Dame on a football scholarship. Eddy was a standout running back and kick returner. Eddy was an All-American halfback, leading Notre Dame to the 1966 national championship. He finished third to Steve Spurrier and Bob Griese in the 1966 Heisman Trophy balloting. The Detroit Lions drafted Eddy in the 1966 NFL Draft. Eddy played for the Lions from 1967 to 1972, although he was never a star. He was hampered by knee injuries.

Eddy appeared as himself in the Paper Lion. Eddy and his spouse and family live in [[Modesto, California

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