|High School:||West Caldwell|
2009: Honorable mention All-ODAC... tied the school record for interceptions in a season... took over as a starting cornerback in week four... ranked fifth nationally and second in the conference with 0.8 thefts per game. finished fifth on the team in tackles... twice won ODAC Defensive Player of the Week honors... set an ODAC and school record with four interceptions versus Catholic... made three picks in the Quakers' triumph over Southern Virginia... also Guilford's top kickoff returner... led the ODAC in kickoff returns and yardage... ranked seventh in the league with a 19.4 yards per return average... his 28 kickoff returns are one shy of his school record set in 2008... his 542 yards stand fifth all-time at Guilford... 2008: A reserve cornerback, but starred on special teams... set school records for kickoff returns and yards... his team-leading kickoff return average ranked third in the ODAC and third in school history... tied the school record with six kickoff returns in three different games, including the Nov. 8 game with Catholic University when he had a season-best 148 return yards... his season-long return came against Southern Virginia University when he returned a kick 90 yards for a touchdown... 2007: Appeared in four games on special teams... had six kick returns for 112 yards... returned three kicks for 56 yards at Catholic... Personal: Outfielder for Guilford's baseball team... avid snow boarder and trout fisherman... lettered three years at West Caldwell H.S. with coach Mark Buffamoyer… All-Catawba Valley Conference... All-Caldwell County… team offensive MVP… N.C. Scholar… son of Mark and Tammy Nelson… geology major.