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52 - Robert Nelson, Jr.
Robert Nelson, Jr.
Height: 5-7
Weight: 273
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Midfield, Ala.
High School: Midfield HS
Position: DL

2012: Started eight of 10 games on the defensive line...credited with 28 tackles, 13 solos and recovered one fumble and had one tackle for loss...season-high six stops against Sewanee and had five tackles against Huntingdon and Wesley.

2011:  Started in all nine games... recorded 31 tackles (16 solo, 15 assisted)... had a sack and three tackles-for-loss... also made a fumble recovery and scored a safety against Huntingdon on Sept. 10.

2010:  Played in all 10 games... made 31 tackles (22 solo, nine assisted)... had 0.5 tackles for a loss of two yards... one pass break-up and one pass deflection for the year.

2009:  Played in seven and started one game as a freshman... recorded five solo and nine assisted tackles for 14 total... 1.5 tackles for a loss (3 yards)... one sack for one yard.

Pre-BSC:  Played for coach Rueben Nelson at Midfield High School... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:  Born on June 24, 1991... son of E’Tawn and Robert Nelson... has two sisters, Quashunda and DeUndra... majoring in business administration.