Tulsa -- Enrolled at Tulsa at mid-semester . . . adds depth at tight end . . . expected to contend for the deep snapping duties . . . needs to add size and strength.
High School -- Played his senior year at China Spring High School . . . started at tight end . . . also handled the deep snap and punting chores . . . had 50 receptions on the season . . . helped his team to a 7-3 record as a senior . . . earned first-team all-district and first-team Super CenTex honors as a tight end . . . also received second-team all-district honors as a punter . . . lettered in basketball and track one year each . . . high school coach was Mark Bell.
Personal -- Lists the Indianapolis Colts and Carolina Panthers as his favorite NFL teams . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is hockey . . . his favorite NFL player is Steve Smith . . . his favorite book is The Outsiders . . . his advice to youngsters is "to never give up and always strive to be the best" . . . his grandfather, Roger Nelson, played 13 years of professional football with the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos . . . his father is a Tulsa assistant coach . . . parents are Mark and Lori Nelson . . . majoring in communication.
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