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Mark Nichols
Born: (1959-10-29) October 29, 1959 (age 64)
Bakersfield, California, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Wide receiver
CollegeSan Jose State
High schoolBakersfield (CA)
NFL draft1981, Round: 1, Pick: 16
Career history
As player
1981–1987Detroit Lions
Career stats

Mark Stephen Nichols (born October 10, 1959) is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). Nichols was selected in the first round by the Detroit Lions out of San Jose State University in the 1981 NFL draft.

Nichols was inducted into the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame on February 11, 1988.[1]


  1. ^ "Mark Nichols". Retrieved July 19, 2023.