Matt Nyquist

Class of 1991

Football; Basketball; Track and Field
  • Lettered 13 times with five in track and four each in basketbal and football
  • Team Captain in football, basketball and track
  • Football Team MVP twice
  • Wright County Conference All-Conference 13 times in track and three times each in football and basketball
  • Wright County Conference Football MVP senior year
  • All-State Football Team in 1991
  • State All Star Football Game senior year
  • State record for tackles made in a game (33)
  • Ranked 13th best High School linebacker in the country
  • Wright County Conference leading scorer in basketball senior year
  • Wright County Conference leading rebounder junior and senior years
  • footballSchool's all-time leading basketball scorer for game (38) and career (1134)
  • Basketball Team MVP junior and senior years
  • Track - won 13 Conference Events with four in discus, three in shotput, three in long-jump and three in the 4X100
  • State Champion in discus junior and senior years and fifth place as a sophomore
  • Track Team MVP four times
  • Wright County Conference record in both discus and shotput
  • Region record for discus
  • Ranked fifth nationally in discus senior year
  • Held over 30 school records
  • Wright County Conference Athlete of the Year and KFAN Athlete of the Year
  • Full scholarship for football at the University of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin Letter Winner four times in football and three times in track
  • Starter on the 1995 Rose Bowl and Big Ten Championship University of Wisconsin football team
  • Played professional football with the NFL's Houston Oilers