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Jordy Nelson
Jordy Nelson
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Jordy Nelson

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Date of birth
May 31, 1985
College
Kansas State
Height
6-3
Weight
217 Lbs

Bio

Jordan Raymond Nelson is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers and a former Super Bowl champion.

Early Life

Nelson was born on May 31, 1985 in Manhattan Kansas. He attended Riley County High School where he played quarterback but also rushed for 1,572 yards averaging 9.8 yards per carry. He earned Top 22 honors as dual-position player at quarterback and defensive back. He was also an All-State basketball player averaging 17.2 points per game. As a senior he also won state titles in track and field at 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters as well as the long jump. He committed to Kansas State University.

Kansas State Wildcats

Nelson was a walk-on at Kansas State, after a redshirt year he was moved to wide receiver. He flourished in his first year as a receiver with eight touchdowns. Following a lackluster junior year, Nelson had a breakout senior year. He filled the stat sheet with 122 receptions for 1,606 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. He was ranked second in the NCAA in receptions and receiving yards with Consensus All-American honors.

Green Bay Packers

Nelson was selected in the second round of the 2008 draft by the Green Bay Packers. He played a backup role as a receiver in his first three years before a productive 2011 season. The Super Bowl victory earlier in 2011 seemed to motivate Nelson for the next season. He started nine games for the defending Super Bowl Champions and recorded 1,263 yards with 15 touchdowns. Injuries deflated his 2012 season but he was able to recover for a productive 2013 season. He amassed 85 receptions for 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns starting in all 16 games.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 85 126 1314 15.5 8 76 8 1 0 21 60 82.13

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-18-2015 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 28-22 OT 5 8 71 14.2 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-11-2015 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 26-21 2 5 22 11.0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 30-20 6 8 86 14.3 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3-20 9 9 113 12.6 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills 21-13 5 12 55 11.0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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