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Ryan  Nelson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buena Park, Calif.

High School:
Buena Park HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290

Position:
OT


HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played offensive and defensive line at Buena Park High School for head coach Anthony White … first-team all-county in 2016 … 2016 MVP of the Freeway League … first-team All-Freeway League in 2015 and 2016 … third-team all-county in 2015 … second-team All-Freeway League in 2014 … made 51 tackles and recorded six sacks in 2016 on defense … second-team All-Freeway League in basketball in 2016 and a league finalist in the shotput and discus in 2016 … son of Charles and Pamela Nelson … father, Charles, played football at Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn. … has an older brother, Troy … brother, Troy, played three years of baseball (2014) at Northwestern-St. Paul … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com.

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