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Thomas Nelson

Class: Senior
Position: LB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220

Previous School: Robert E. Lee HS (Bridgton)

Hometown: Staunton, Va.

An Inside Look from the Coaching Staff
• Has been an integral part of special teams in the past
• May be the fastest linebacker on the team
• Sidelined by injury during the spring

2011 (Jr.)
• Played in six games in a reserve role as a linebacker
• Made six tackles (four solo, two assisted), with 1.5 tackles for a loss
• Totaled two tackles, including 0.5 tackles for a loss, against Kentucky Wesleyan
• Recorded three stops, with one tackle for a loss, versus Gardner-Webb

2010 (R-So.)
• Did not see any time on the field during the season

2009 (So.)
• Redshirted

Previous School
• Transferred to Liberty from Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine
• Finished the year with interceptions and a touchdown as a safety

Prep
• Graduate of Robert E. Lee High School
• Four-year letterwinner
• Three-time all-district honoree
• 39 tackles and two interceptions as a sophomore
• 98 tackles and two interceptions, to go along with 16 receptions and a touchdown as a junior
• 85 tackles and two interceptions as a senior, while adding 20 catches and five receiving touchdowns
• All-region outside linebacker as a senior

Personal
• Birthday is Sept. 15
• Interdisciplinary studies major