The Sporting News

An article from renowned sports writer Dick Young mentioning Connie as the first female scout in the nfl.

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Young Ideas – By Dick Young

A “Girl Scout” in Jet Offices

NEW YORK – Connie Nicholas is the first woman scout for an NFL team. She has been eyeing Big 10 talent for the Jets. Her dad, Dr. Calving Nicholas, is the Jets’ internist; her uncle is the famed Jim Nicholas, orthopedic pioneer in sports surgery. Connie’s front office associates call her “The Girl Scout.”