Nick Eyre
No. 78
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born:June 6, 1959 (1959-06-06)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Died:November 15, 2018 (2018-11-16) (aged 59)
St. George, Utah
Career information
High school: Las Vegas (NV)
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft:1981 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:6
Player stats at

Nicholas G. Eyre (June 16, 1959[1] – November 15, 2018[2][3]) was a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). Eyre played college football for Brigham Young University, and earned All-American honors. He played professionally for the NFL's Houston Oilers for a single season in 1981.[4]

Eyre was born in Las Vegas[1] and died in St. George, Utah.[2][3]

Eyre attended Brigham Young University, where he played for the BYU Cougars football team from 1977 to 1980. As a senior in 1980, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.

The Houston Oilers chose Eyre in the fourth round (106th pick overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft, and he played for the Oilers in 1981.


  1. ^ a b "Nick Eyre". National Football League. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Obituary for Nick G. Eyre". Desert News. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Obituary for Nick G. Eyre". Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  4. ^ NFL Draft History: Full Draft – by Alphabetic Order