#29 Nicky Baratti
BARATTI’S CAREER HIGHS
Interceptions: 1, Michigan, Sept. 22, 2012
Tackles: 2, at USC, Nov. 24, 2012 (1-1)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, Rice, Aug. 30, 2014
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) and collectedhis first career fumble recovery … entered the game vs. Purdue (Sept. 13) in the secondquarter for Max Redfield (who was ejected for targeting), but suffered a season-endingshoulder injury on his first play … suffered a similar shoulder injury in the 2014 Blue-Goldspring game.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Missed the entire season with a shoulder injury.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Saw action in all 13 games, primarily on special teams but also played as a reserve safety … registered five unassisted tackles and three assisted stops … had an interception against Michigan (Sept. 22) … recorded first interception by a Notre Dame freshman since 2008.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Multipurpose standout who worked most notably at safety at Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas … played as many as five positions in a game in 2011, including quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end and safety and also punted … named first-team all-state for class 5A by Texas Sportswriters Association in 2011 … helped Klein Oak to 9-4 mark as senior in 2011, including 6-1 district record … completed 13-of-33 passes in 2011 for 214 yards; rushed 59 times for 338 yards; caught 48 passes for 570 yards and four TDs … helped Klein Oak in 2011 defeat top-ranked Klein Collins in triple overtime and end its 28-game regular-season winning streak … caught 11 passes for 168 yards and two scores in 49-21 win over Spring … rated 71st among Texas players by SuperPrep … named to Houston Chronicle Top 100 list prior to 2011 season as one of six players in “athlete” category … rated second-team quarterback on Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston team prior to senior season … played primarily at quarterback as junior in 2010, including one game in which he had two scoring runs of 60-plus yards … rushed 188 times for 1,267 yards and 17 TDs and completed 136 of 237 passes for 1,873 yards and 13 TDs (five interceptions) as junior in 2010 on 8-4 Klein Oak team … played mainly at safety as sophomore in 2009 … also competed in 110- and 300-meter hurdles in track … coached by David Smith at Klein Oak High School … son of Clarke and Jill Baratti … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management consulting.
Baratti’s Career Statistics
|2013||Did Not Play – Injury|