2005: Saw his only action of the season versus Marshall (10/29). Completed two-of-five passes for 49 yards, including a career-long 38-yard connection. Continued to battle arm and shoulder problems which limited his practice reps throughout the season.
2004: Did not see any action while rehabilitating injuries.
2003: Saw action in four games as the backup to J.P. Losman. In the Navy game (11/1), completed his only two passes of the year, including a six-yard touchdown connection with Bubba Terranova. Also saw action at QB against Army (9/20), Texas (9/27) and Memphis (10/25).
2002: Took a redshirt season after injuring his knee during preseason practices.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the All-River Parishes squad and was an All-District 6-5A selection. Selected as the Nokia Sugar Bowl Player of the Year for 2001. Finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman. One of the Times-Picayune's Top 15 Blue Chip players. Selected to Max Emfinger's All-America team. Passed for 33 touchdowns and 2,730 yards as a senior. Completed 151-of-234 passes with only six interceptions. Rushed 63 times for 428 yards and three scores. Tallied a pair of 300-yard passing games. Top rushing game of his senior season included six carries for 127 yards. Led Hahnville to the Class 5A regional championship and state quarterfinals. Two-time all-district basketball player. Also finished third in the javelin at the regional track meet.
PERSONAL: Full name is Nickolas LaMon Cannon. Born October 25, 1983, in Marrero, La. The son of Helen and Minnon Cannon. Earned academic all-state honors as well as being listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students for four years. Majoring in exercise science. Named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll for 2003-04.