|No. 29, 72|
|Date of birth:August 23, 1959|
|Place of birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|College: North Carolina|
|NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 6 / Pick: 156|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*New York Giants (1982)|
|Career highlights and awards|
| * All-ACC first team (1980)
Darrell Nicholson (born August 23, 1959) is a former American football linebacker. After a career at North Carolina, where he earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors in 1980 when the Tar Heels finished 11–1 and won the ACC with a 6–0 record, Nicholson was selected by the New York Giants in the 1982 NFL Draft. After only one season, he joined the Toronto Argonauts and helped the team win the 71st Grey Cup.
- ↑ "Fsu's Nicholson Turns Recruiter On Trip Home". Sun-Sentinel. October 24, 2004. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2004-10-24/sports/0410240124_1_wyatt-sexton-nicholson-s-younger-brother-fsu-s-craphonso-thorpe.
- ↑ http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/historical/417735
- ↑ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1124726/9/index.htm
- ↑ Powell, Adam (2006). University of North Carolina football. Charleston, SC: Arcadia. p. 84. ISBN 0-7385-4288-1.