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Nick Januska
22  Nick Januska

Ventura, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210




Football Game Notes: Colorado State vs. Colorado, Sept. 1

Rams look to win back-to-back Rocky Mountain Showdowns


Special teams a focus during Sunday's scrimmage

Rams enter final week of spring ball


Rams practice at Infinity Park for second consecutive year

CSU fans treated to two hour practice


Football Game Notes: Rams vs. North Dakota State Bison, Sept. 8, 2012

CSU hosts 2011 FCS national champs in home opener


Postgame notes

Colorado State vs. Colorado - Sept. 1, 2012


2012 Signing Class Highlights

2012 Signing Class Highlights; 24 players

Career Division I games played/started: 21/0 (11/0 in 2013...10/0 in 2012).

2013 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games for the second consecutive season...recorded 13 tackles (9 solo) and one pass breakup...key aspect of several Colorado State special teams units and used a safety.

  • Registered a career-high five tackles (3 solo) vs. UTEP (Sept. 28) and his lone pass breakup
  • All 13 tackles have come on special teams

2012 (Freshman): Played in 10 games for Colorado State recording 10 tackles.

High School: A two-year starter as a key defender at Ventura High School north of Los Angeles, intercepted 10 career passes, playing outside linebacker as a junior and free safety as a senior; also punted for two years...Put defensive points on the board on five occasions, touchdowns on two interceptions and one fumble, and a pair of safeties...Picked off seven of those passes during that 2011 senior campaign, helping the 11-1 Cougars capture a Channel League championship and go undefeated through the regular season, before a loss in the second round of the CIF Southern Section/Western Division playoffs...Earned 2011 Channel League Defensive Player of the Year, all-CIF and first-team all-county recognition, with 120 tackles (68 solo), 14 passes broken up, three forced fumbles and one recovery, in addition to his county-leading seven INTs...A team captain, scored four times on defense in 2011, with interception touchdowns of 70 and 90 yards, and two safeties...Established the Cougars' single-season record with 321 interception-return yards...Played closer to the line of scrimmage as a 2010 junior, recording 72 tackles, three interceptions, eight PBUs, one forced fumble and two recoveries, one of which he returned 17 yards for a TD...A three-year letterman, got his first significant varsity playing time as a sophomore, late in the season as the Cougars advanced to the CIF playoffs...Head football coach was Brad Steward...Also lettered two years in track, running the 100 and 4x100 meters...Top speed in the 40-yard dash was 4.45...Max bench press was 255...Owned a 3.5 GPA at the time of his signing...Following the season, invited to the prestigious 2012 Polynesian All-American Bowl in Los Angeles.

Personal: Given name Jeffrey Nicholas Januska...Last name is pronounced juh-NOOS-kah...Born Sept. 20, 1994, in Santa Barbara, Calif. ...Son of Jeff and Lily Januska...Family and friends have called him Nick since childhood, because he shares his dad's first name...Has one older sister...In high school, through Youth Athletes for Christ, helped to feed homeless and distribute Christmas toys to less-fortunate families...Majoring in biochemistry at CSU...Hometown: Ventura, Calif.


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