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33 Cordel Nelson
Cordel  Nelson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.

High School:
Clover Park HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
S

AT VIRGINIA
2014
- Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A running back and safety at Clover Park High School for head coach Jon Randall ... earned four varsity letters and started as a junior and senior ... rushed for over 1,600 yards and scored 18 touchdowns as a senior ... also made two interceptions and forced two fumbles ... named team offensive player of the year ... was a second-team all-league running back ... as a junior was a first-team all-league defensive back with five interceptions and was second on the team in tackles ... also earned three varsity letters in wrestling at 152 ... finished eighth in state at 152 as a senior ... son of Cornelius Nelson and Mary Robertson ... has four brothers, Cornelius, Michael, Jameel and Merrill ... has one sister, Haley ... stepfather is former UVa linebacker Merrill Robertson who also spent time in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings ... a volunteer at the Humane Society in Tacoma ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa's College of Arts and Sciences.

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