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Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson

Team Number: 87
Birth Date: 12/31/1969
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 217lbs.
Position: Wide Receiver
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Jordy Nelson made an impact on the Green Bay Packers team in 2008. As a Packer Rookie, Jordy Nelson quickly won over the coaches and fans with his excellent catching abilities and quick feet. Packers fans look forward to seeing more big plays from Wide Receiver Jordy Nelson.

In 2009, Jordy Nelson had a standout season. Jordy Nelson played in 13 games and finished the season with 22 receptions totaling 320 yards. That's a 14.5 average! Jordy Nelson also had two touchdowns over the course of those plays. Jordy Nelson was also a kickoff returner and he did so 25 times for a 25 yard average. Nelson had a strong 2010 NFL season and really added to the Packers lineup for Super Bowl XLV.



Prior to his time in the NFL, Jordy Nelson honed his skills at Kansas State. Remarkably, Jordy Nelson was a walk-on to the team back in 2003 and went on to wow the coaches and Kansas State Wildcats football fans. Jordy Nelson ended his college football career ranked second in Kansas State Wildcats football history for receptions (206) and reception yards (2,822). The player who still holds the school record, Lockett, went on to be drafted in second round back in 1997. Therefore, people were certain Jordy Nelson was also ready for that caliber of football action.

But to back-up yet again, Jordy Nelson was a player of the year who often quarterbacked his high school football team back in Kansas. Jordy Nelson made 62% of his throws for 1,029 yards and eight touchdowns during his senior year. Additionally, Jordy Nelson rushed for 1,572 yards and an impressive 25 touchdowns.

Jordy Nelson is a talented young player who is sure to see more playing time in the years ahead. To see him live this 2011 NFL season, purchase your Green Bay Packers tickets today!



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