One of two Bulldog freshmen to exercise freshman redshirt option in
2012 • Hit .295 playing summer league baseball with the fellow Bulldogs Alex
Detz, Trey Porter, Will Cox and Chad Girodo on the California
Collegiate League co-champion San
Luis Opsibo Blues.
Four-year starting shortstop at Belle Chasse
High School • Coached by Nathan Stockman • Ranked second in the state
with a sizzling .619 batting average as a senior • First-team Louisiana
Sportswriters Association All-State Team selection • Also paced the BCHS
Cardinals with 60 hits, 62 RBI, 18 doubles, 33 extra-base hits and a remarkable
1.237 slugging percentage • Also belted 12 home runs, legged out three triples
and pilfered 13 bases • Earned first-team Louisville Slugger High School
All-American and New Orleans Metro Player of the Year honors in 2011
• Helped lead the Cardinals to a 23-6 record and a third consecutive district
championship • Hit .421 and blasted six home runs as a junior en route to
first-team Louisiana all-state honors in 2010.
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 26th round of Major
League Baseball's 2011 First-Year Player Draft.
Born Nicholas Albert
Flair on October 31, 1992 in New Orleans, La. • Son of Lisa and
Tare Flair of Belle Chasse, La. • Majoring in kinesiology.