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Donnie Orvin Nickey (born April 25, 1980) is a former American football safety. He played college football at Ohio State and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft.
|Born:||April 25, 1980|
Plain City, Ohio
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||226 lb (103 kg)|
|High school:||Plain City (OH) Alder|
|NFL Draft:||2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 154|
|Career NFL statistics|
Nickey attended Jonathan Alder High School in Plain City, Ohio, and wore number 2, and was an All-Ohio running back. He also played free safety in football. In addition to his football talent he was selected as an All-State center fielder as part of the 1998 OHSAA State Championship team (baseball).
Nickey was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 5th round (19th pick) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played his entire career with the Titans. Most of his time playing time logged on special teams, where he had been label as an 'Ace'.
He was released by the Titans on July 25, 2011 after spending 8 seasons with the team.
Nickey is married, and currently lives in Jackson, Tennessee. As of April 2017, he is entering his second year as varsity Head Coach of the Jackson-North Side Indians.
- NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011