2015 - Appeared in one of UVA's 12 games ... punted once for 31 yards against Boise State. 2014 - Did not appear in any games. 2013 - Appeared in one of UVa's 12 games ... made his collegiate debut against VMI ... punted once against the Keydets for 28 yards. 2012 - Redshirted season ... dressed for the Richmond, Penn State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, NC State, Miami and North Carolina games.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A 2012 graduate of the Carlisle School ... earned all-state honors three times each as a punter and a kicker ... was a first team all-state honoree in 2011 ... was a two-year letterwinner in basketball ... earned team's MVP award as a senior and was second team all-conference ... as a senior was on the Carlisle School Athletic leadership team ... earned school's Spirit Award as a senior ... awarded the Booster's Award as a senior for inspiration to others ... member of the National Honor Society ... on the Headmasters List for maintain a GPA above a 3.5 ... was class vice president a senior ... was an honor graduate ... involved with Teens Against Poverty and Loaves & Fishes by helping feed and clothe homeless ... involved with youth group at Christ Episcopal Church ... son of James and Beverley Coleman ... has a younger brother, Lester ... has a younger sister, Anne Parker ... environmental science major.
Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.Training Camp NotebookFootball8/11/17Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
Due to the ongoing public safety concerns in downtown Charlottesville and as a result of both the...
Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2...
Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 8/1/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
Meet the Teams & Movie Night on Aug. 12 at Scott Stadium
Football | 07/31/2017
Virginia Athletics will host its Fall Sports Meet the Teams event and Scott Stadium Movie Night...
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