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Nick Nelson (born October 16, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).[1] He played college football at Wisconsin.

Nick Nelson
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Nelson in 2018 training camp.
No. 23 – Oakland Raiders
Personal information
Born: (1996-10-16) October 16, 1996 (age 23)
Florence, South Carolina
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Suitland (Suitland, Maryland)
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110
Career history
Roster status:Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-Team CBS Sports All-American (2017)
  • First-Team All-Big-Ten (2017)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:20
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at

Professional careerEdit

Nelson was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round (110th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[2]

On August 31, 2019, Nelson was waived by the Raiders and re-signed to the practice squad.[3][4]


  1. ^ Wisconsin Badgers bio
  2. ^ "NFL Draft 2018 Results: At pick 110 in the fourth round the Raiders select Nick Nelson, CB, Wisconsin". July 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Raiders announce transactions - 8.31.19". August 31, 2019.
  4. ^ "Raiders finalize 10-man practice squad". Silver and Black Pride. SB Nation. September 2, 2019.

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