2022 Courage Award Winner

Nick Gates

2022 Ed Block Courage Award Winner

Since suffering a career and limb threatening leg fracture in September 2021, Nick has endured 7 surgeries and a full year of rehabilitation to return to playing football at a high level. Nick’s contributions off the field are numerous including work with NY Giants Crucial Catch, American Cancer Society, Hope Lodge and the Bronx Community Foundation.

Position C
Height 6'6"
Weight 318 lbs
College Nebraska
NFL Experience 5 years

Past Winners

  • 2021 - Saquon Barkley
  • 2020 - Dalvin Thomlinson 
  • 2019 - Michael Thomas 
  • 2018 - Odell Beckham Jr. 
  • 2017 - Jason Pierre-Paul 
  • 2016 - Victor Cruz 
  • 2015 - Daniel Fells 
  • 2014 - Mark Herzlich 
  • 2013 - Terrell Thomas 
  • 2012 - Chris Canty 
  • 2011 - Mathias Kiwanuka 
  • 2010 - Kenny Phillips 
  • 2009 - Fred Robbins 
  • 2008 - Jeff Feagles 
  • 2007 - Amani Toomer 
  • 2006 - Carlos Emmons 
  • 2005 - Michael Strahan 
  • 2004 - Shaun Williams 
  • 2003 - Rich Seubert 
  • 2002 - Keith Hamilton 
  • 2001 - Tiki Barber 
  • 2000 - Brad Daluiso 
  • 1999 - LeShon Johnson 
  • 1998 - Ike Hilliard 
  • 1996 - Scott Davis 
  • 1995 - Chris Calloway 
  • 1994 - John “Jumbo” Elliott 
  • 1993 - George Thornton 
  • 1992 - Erik Howard 
  • 1991 - Adrian White 
  • 1990 - Mark Bavaro 
  • 1989 - Sean Landeta 
  • 1988 - Karl Nelson 
  • 1987 - Terry Kinard 
  • 1986 - Zeke Mowatt 
  • 1985 - Kevin Belcher 
  • 1984 - John Tuggle 

Supporting the National Courage House Network

The New York Giants are proud to support My Sisters’ Place, a member of the National Courage House Network.