DSU Football BIO
93 Nick Nelson

2015: Competed in career-high 10 games … recorded five tackles, including three solo stops … had two tackles (each solo) in loss to FBS Kent State on Sep. 12 … credited with 1/2 sack vs. SC State on Oct. 24 … lone tackle was unassisted in MEAC loss to Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 31.

2014: Appeared in six games … credited with two tackles, including one solo stop … lone tackle was a solo against Monmouth in season-opener (Aug. 30) … recorded an assist vs. NCA&T (Oct. 18).

2013: Competed in four games … recorded four tackles, including two solo stops … had an unassisted tackle and assisted on another vs. Hampton (Oct. 26) … lone tackle was a solo stop in loss to No. 1 North Dakota State (Sep. 21) … assisted on a tackle at Towson (Sep. 14). 

2012: Enrolled at DSU … sat out the season as a freshman redshirt. 

High School: Played in four varsity seasons at Potomac HS ... two-time Cardinal District Honorable Mention ...  recorded 65 tackles, five sacks, five other backfield stops and a blocked field goal during senior year ... son of Debra Dean-Nelson and Gregory Nelson

Personal: Son of Deborah Dean-Nelson and Gregory Nelson … born 1/10/94 in Oakland, Cal.


Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 245
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Dumfries, Va.
High School: Potomac HS
Major: Mass Communications
more from
Grotto Pizza
M&T Bank
Got Milk?
Delaware Highway Safety
Blue Cross Blue Shield
College Savings
Atlantic Sun