- Year: Senior
As a Recruit: Nelson was recruited from Skyline (Dallas, TX) class of 2010. He committed to Oklahoma on 2/3/2010.
True freshman played in all 14 games as a member of special teams and backup linebacker ... blocked a punt out of the end zone for a safety at Texas A&M ... had a career-high four tackles at Missouri ... had tackles for loss at Missouri and Texas A&M.
Five-star recruit by Scout.com ... 5A Player of the Year ... four-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com ... named first team All-American by MaxPreps.com ... 133 tackles with nine sacks and 16 tackles for loss ... five blocked field goals ...Parade MagazineAll-American ... All-State defensive end his sophomore season ... Under Armour All-American ... AP 5A Defensive Player of the Year.
Son of Cedric and Camisha Nelson ... has switched back to number seven after switching to 25 halfway through the 2010 season to play on the same special teams units as DeMarco Murray ... mother works for the State Fair of Texas ... is interested in poetry off the field ... has worked at his aunt's wig store ... is self described as very shy ... undecided on a major.
- Early Enrollee
- Gray Shirt
- Video Highlights
- Medical Redshirt
- Primary (Inactive)
- Secondary (Inactive)
- Keeper (Inactive)