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42  Nick Melillo
Nick Melillo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Trinity

Last College:
Lindenwood

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 226

Position:
Tight End

Experience:
2L


03/07/2012

Wildcat Seniors Showcase Talents at Pro Day

Kentucky football seniors go through workouts for professional scouts

11/26/2011

Kentucky-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Kentucky 10, Tennessee 7

11/18/2011

Melillo, Wyndham Named Game Captains for Saturday

Kentucky Football Notebook

11/14/2011

Joker Phillips Weekly Press Conference Coverage

Held at the Wildcat Den on Monday, Nov. 14

11/13/2011

Mansour, Melillo Honored by College Football Performance Awards

Joe Mansour, Nick Melillo receive honorable mention honors

11/26/2011

FB vs. Tennessee, 112611

The University of Kentucky football team snapped a 26-game losing streaking to Tennessee by beating the Volunteers 10-7

11/14/2011

FB vs. Vanderbilt, 111211

Kentucky falls on the road to Vanderbilt

10/30/2011

Kentucky 16, Mississippi State 28 - AP Photos

Trevathan racks up 17 tackles, one interception and a forced fumble

Returned to full speed in the spring after missing the first half of the 2010 season because of an injury ... Moved to tight end in 2009 after being a wide receiver throughout his career ... Obviously skilled as a pass receiver, the coaches say he also is a tenacious blocker ... Has played in 20 games with one start.

2010 (Junior): Missed the first half of the season because of a high-ankle sprain ... Played in the last seven games, including his first career start in the win over Vanderbilt ... Made his only catch of the season against VU, reaching high to make an amazing catch that set up a touchdown.

2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Caught five passes for 44 yards ... Snagged two balls for 22 yards in the win at Georgia.

2008 (Sophomore): Transferred to Kentucky ... Redshirted as a wide receiver. At Lindenwood: Saw time at wide receiver during the 2007 season at Lindenwood University, an NAIA school in St. Charles, Mo. ... Played in seven games for the Lions, catching 13 balls for 270 yards and two touchdowns ... Longest reception was 68 yards ... Averaged 20.8 yards per catch and 38.6 yards receiving per game.

High School: Played two seasons at wide receiver at two-time state champion Trinity High School ... As a senior he started at wide receiver and made 27 receptions for 546 yards and three touchdowns ... Named all-district as a senior ... Coached by Bob Beatty ... Named to the academic honor roll all four years ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Nick and Tracy Melillo ... Major is kinesiology.

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