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Nick Sorensen

Date of birth : 1978-07-31
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Winter Haven, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-19

Nick Sorensen is an American football defensive back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
Originally signed by Miami as undrafted rookie free agent on April 27, 2001…Waived by Miami on Aug. 27, 2001…Signed by St. Louis to the practice squad on Oct. 16, 2001…Signed by St. Louis to the active roster on Nov. 17, 2001…Waived by St. Louis on Nov. 26, 2001…Signed by St. Louis as a free agent on Nov. 27, 2001…Waived by St. Louis on Sept. 1, 2003…Signed by Jacksonville as a free agent on Sept. 16, 2003…Waived by Jacksonville on Aug. 27, 2007…Signed by Cleveland as a free agent on October 22, 2007.

2009
Played in all 16 games in a reserve role and had three tackles and a pass defensed on defense and 13 special teams stops to his credit, a figure that was second on the club. Game 1 vs. Minnesota 9/13: Appeared on special teams… Game 2 at Denver 9/20: Played on special teams… Game 3 at Baltimore 9/27: Recorded a pair of stops on special teams… Game 4 vs. Cincinnati 10/4: Notched three special teams tackles… Game 5 at Buffalo 10/11: Registered a special teams tackle… Game 6 at Pittsburgh 10/18: Did not have any stats in action solely on special teams… Game 7 vs. Green Bay 10/25: Had one special teams tackle… Game 8 at Chicago 11/1: Did not have any stats in action solely on special teams… Game 9 vs. Baltimore 11/16: Did not have any stats in action solely on special teams… Game 10 at Detroit 11/22: Recorded one special teams tackle… Game 11 at Cincinnati 11/29: Notched one special teams tackle… Game 12 vs. San Diego 12/6: Tallied one tackle on defense as a reserve… Game 13 vs. Pittsburgh 12/10: Registered one special teams tackle… Game 14 at Kansas City 12/20: Was credited with a pass defensed in a reserve role… Game 15 vs. Oakland 12/27: Registered two special teams tackles… Game 16 vs. Jacksonville 1/3: Posted a pair of stops on defense and one on special teams.

2008
Game 1 vs. Dallas 9/7: Played on special teams…Game 2 vs. Pittsburgh 9/14: Played safety in the dime defensive package with 3 tackles, 2 solo, 1 TFL and 0.5 sacks for 4.5 yards…Was part of a defensive effort that held the Steelers to 281 net yards of offense……In the 1st quarter, combined with DE Corey Williams for a 9-yard sack of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger to force a 4th and 11 punting situation…Also played on special teams…Game 3 at Baltimore 9/21: Played safety with 1 QB pressure…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 4 at Cincinnati 9/28: Played safety with 2 QB pressures and also played on special teams…Part of a defensive effort that limited the Bengals to 211 net yards of offense, including only 69 yards rushing, forced 5 turnovers and 3 sacks…Game 5 vs. N.Y. Giants 10/13: Played safety in the nickel defense and added 3 solo tackles and 1 QB pressure…Also played on special teams…Game 6 at Washington 10/19: Played safety in the nickel defense…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 7 at Jacksonville 10/26: Played safety and added 3 tackles, including 1 solo, and 1 PBU…Part of a defensive effort that limited Jaguars RB Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to a combined 20 carries for 53 yards (2.7 avg.)…Also played on special teams and led the club with 3 solo tackles…Game 8 vs. Baltimore 11/2: Played safety in the dime defensive package…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 9 vs. Denver 11/6: Played safety in the dime defensive package…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 10 at Buffalo 11/17: Played safety in the dime defensive package…Part of a defensive effort that forced four turnovers…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/23: Played safety in the dime defensive package and also played on special teams…Game 12 vs. Indianapolis 11/30: Played safety in the dime defense with 3 tackles, including 1 solo tackle…Part of a defensive effort that limited the Colts to 215 net yards of offense, including 125 net yards passing, 3 offensive points and forced 3 turnovers…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 13 at Tennessee 12/7: Played safety in the dime defensive package with 1 solo tackle…Also played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 14 at Philadelphia 12/15: Played safety and also played on special teams…Game 15 vs. Cincinnati 12/21: Played safety with 1 tackle…Also played on special teams…Game 16 at Pittsburgh 12/28: Played at safety and on special teams… Finished with 3 tackles including 1 solo and added 1 special teams tackle.

2007
Signed by Cleveland as a free agent on Oct. 24, 2007…Game 7 at St. Louis 10/28: Inactive…Game 8 vs. Seattle 11/4: Made his Browns debut by playing on special teams…Game 9 at Pittsburgh 11/11: Played on special teams with 2 solo tackles…Game 10 at Baltimore 11/18: Played on special teams and led the team with 4 tackles…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/25: Played on special teams with 1 tackle…Game 12 at Arizona 12/2: Played on special teams with 2 tackles…Game 13 at N.Y. Jets 12/9: Played on special teams with 2 tackles…Game 14 vs. Buffalo 12/16: Played on special teams…Game 15 at Cincinnati 12/23: Played on special teams…Game 16 vs. San Francisco 12/30: Played on special teams and added 3 special teams tackles.

2006
In his fourth season with Jacksonville, appeared in 12 regular season games and added 2 solo tackles and 11 special teams tackles…Missed four games after suffering a hamstring injury.

2005
Played in 10 games and added 1 solo tackle and added 11 special teams tackles…Named special teams captain by his teammates…Missed the final six regular season games with a broken right ankle and was placed on Injured Reserve on Nov. 22.

2004
In his second season with Jacksonville, appeared in all 16 games and added 12 special teams tackles…Named special teams captain by his teammates.

2003
Began the year with St. Louis and was waived at the end of training camp…Signed by Jacksonville on Sept. 16, and went on to play in 14 games and led the team with 19 special teams tackles.

2002
Played in all 16 regular season games for St. Louis and led the team with a career-high 24 special teams tackles…Also added 4 tackles, including 2 solo tackles on defense.

2001
Entered the league as an undrafted rookie free agent signed by Miami…Waived by the Dolphins at the end of training camp…Signed by St. Louis to the practice squad on Oct. 16…Spent three weeks on the practice squad before being signed to the Rams active roster on Nov. 17…Appeared in seven games for the Rams and totaled 4 special teams tackles…Also appeared in three postseason games, including Super Bowl XXXVI with the Rams.

College Highlights
Four year letterman who started at safety and linebacker each of his final two seasons at Virginia Tech…Posted career totals of 117 tackles, 10 TFL, 4 sacks and 1 interception…Began his collegiate career as a quarterback and saw time at that spot as a reserve of the first two seasons…Graduated with a degree in marketing.

Personal

Born in Winter Haven, Fla. and lives in Vienna, Va…Lettered three years as a quarterback, defensive back, punter, kicker and long snapper at George C. Marshall (Vienna, Va.) High School…Also played forward on the basketball team for three years and shortstop and outfield on the baseball team…In 2007, participated in the NFL three-day business management and entrepreneurial program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania…Participated in the NFL Outreach Program the last four years, the Play 60 program and participated in camps in Hawaii during the Pro Bowl...Plays the guitar and is learning the piano…Cousin, James Augustine, plays professional basketball in Europe…Enjoys traveling and has visited more than 20 countries.


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