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#25 Colin Nelson
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 183
Year: Senior
Hometown: Landover, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt HS
Experience: SQ

A walk-on reserve defensive back who impressed the staff in the spring of 2007 ... served as a backup cornerback as a senior ... also saw time on special teams.

as a Senior (2007): Saw action in 12 games as a reserve defensive back and special teams performer ... did not play vs. North Carolina.

as a Redshirt Junior (2006): Did not see game action.

as a Junior (2005): Sat out due to NCAA transfer requirements.

as a Sophomore (2004 at McDaniel College): A first-team All-Centennial Conference defensive back ... played in 10 games, starting nine ... posted 31 tackles on the season ... tied for sixth on the team in solo tackles with 20 ... also had a team-high three interceptions and three pass breakups ... had a 63-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. Ursinus ... posted a career-high eight tackles vs. Franklin & Marshall.

as a Freshman (2003 at McDaniel College): Played in four games as a reserve defensive back ... tallied five tackles on the year, including a season-high two vs. Brockport State.

at Eleanor Roosevelt High School: A two-year starter in the defensive backfield and at wide receiver ... played on the state championship team as a junior ... coached by Rich Houchens.

Personal: Born Nov. 25, 1985 in Georgetown, Guyana ... parents are Colin Nelson, Sr. and Beverly Nelson ... has two brothers, Xavier and Tatum ... transferred to Maryland to pursue dream of playing Division I-A football ... volunteered at Children of Mine Center in southeast Washington D.C. ... an economics major.

Nelson's Career Statistics

Defense	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL	Sacks	FC	FR	PBU	Int.
2003*	4-0	2	3	5	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	0	0-0
2004*	10-9	20	11	31	1.5-5	0.0-0	1	0	3	3-98
2005		Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules
2006	0-0	0	0	0	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	0	0-0
2007	12-0	0	0	0	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	0	0-0
Career	14-9	22	14	36	1.5-5	0.0-0	1	0	3	3-98

* at McDaniel College


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