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28 Brenton Nelson
Brenton  Nelson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic (Md.)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
FS


11/04/2017

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Images from the Cavaliers playing host to the Yellow Jackets in ACC action

10/21/2017

Virginia vs. Boston College (USATSI)

Virginia vs. Boston College (October 21, 2017)

AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has started all 11 of UVA's games ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... recorded his first collegiate tackles against Indiana, finishing with six ... made eight tackles and two pass breakups against UConn ... also intercepted one pass in the end zone against the Huskies and returned it 18 yards ... made five tackles, one for a loss of two yards, and intercepted a pass in road win at Boise State ... also broke up one pass against the Broncos ... made five tackles in home win over Duke ... made four stops, broke up one pass and intercepted his third pass of the season at North Carolina ... returned his pick eight 12 yards against the Tar Heels ... made 11 tackles against Boston College ... also recorded 0.5 tackles for loss against the Eagles ... made six stops at Pitt ... made three tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss and intercepted one pass against Georgia Tech ... made four tackles at Louisville ... made one stop at No. 2 Miami and broke up one pass. 2016 - Did not appear in any games. 

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL

Played safety at DeMatha Catholic for head coach Elijah Brooks in 2015 … previously played cornerback at Winter Springs High School in Florida for head coach Rodney Brewington … earned All-Met honors in 2016 as DeMatha was WCAC and regional champions … led Florida in interceptions in 2013 while at Winter Springs with 10 … was a two-time all-conference selection … also earned all-state and All-American honors while at Winter Springs … also participated in track and field at both DeMatha and Winter Springs … broke the long jump (22.5) and triple jump (45.3) record at Winter Springs … also broke the long jump (23.05) and triple jump (47.5) at DeMatha … while at DeMatha was an All-American in track .. earned all-county, all-conference, all-region and all-state honors in track at Winter Springs … volunteer work includes Martha’s Table, a non-profit in Washington, D.C., that gives food to elementary schoolers and homeless … son of Tashunda Edwards … has four older brothers, Markell, Darwin, Antonio and Tavarous.

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