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Robert Nelson
DB #21
Height:
5-9
Weight:
175
College:
Arizona State
Hometown:
Lakeland, FL
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 18 20 17 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 -- 0
2016 HOU 11 20 17 3 0 -- 2 1 0 0 -- 0
2015 ARI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent on May 19, 2014...Released by the Browns on Sept. 5, 2015...Signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad on Sept. 8, 2015...Signed to the Cardinals active roster on Nov. 11, 2015...Released by the Cardinals on Dec. 1, 2015...Signed to the Houston Texans practice squad on Dec. 30, 2015...Signed by the Texans on Jan. 11, 2016.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent on May 19, 2014...Released by the Browns on Sept. 5, 2015...Signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad on Sept. 8, 2015...Signed to the Cardinals active roster on Nov. 11, 2015...Released by the Cardinals on Dec. 1, 2015...Signed to the Houston Texans practice squad on Dec. 30, 2015...Signed by the Texans on Jan. 11, 2016.

2016 (Houston 11/0, 2/0):
Tied for the team lead with 11 special teams tackles in just 11 games played
Spent Weeks 1-5 on the Texans practice squad
Elevated from the practice squad to the active roster on Oct. 13
Made his 2016 debut and intercepted Colts QB Andrew Luck in the second quarter for his first career interception vs. Indianapolis (10/16) in Week 6
Also tied for the team lead with two special teams tackles vs. Indianapolis (10/16) in Week 6
Contributed with one special teams tackle at Denver (10/24) in Week 7
Led the team with a career-high three special teams tackles vs. Detroit (10/30) in Week 8
Recorded a special teams tackle at Jacksonville (11/13) in Week 10
Played exclusively on special teams at Oakland (11/21) in Week 11
Logged one special teams tackle vs. San Diego (11/27) in Week 12
Led the team with two special teams tackles, giving him three games with multiple special teams tackles, at Green Bay (12/4) in Week 13
Tallied a career-high five tackles (four solo) and contributed one pass defensed at Indianapolis (12/11) in Week 14
Notched one special teams tackle vs. Cincinnati (12/24) in Week 16
Registered two solo tackles at Tennessee (1/1/17) in Week 17
Logged three solo tackles and one pass defensed in his first career playoff game vs. Oakland (1/7/17) in the AFC Wild Card round

2015 (Arizona 0/0; Houston 0/0):
Spent training camp with the Browns before being signed to the Cardinals practice squad, where he spent Weeks 1-9
Joined the Cardinals active roster in Week 10 and was active once in three games but did not see game action
Signed to the Texans practice squad in Week 17

2014 (Cleveland 7/0):
Appeared in seven games for the Browns while playing mostly on special teams

COLLEGE:
Registered 73 tackles, nine interceptions and two fumble recoveries in 27 games (14 starts) at Arizona State
Led the team in 2013 with six interceptions, including one interception-return TD
Started all 14 games, finishing with 57 tackles (44 solo) and 18 passes defensed
Named PAC-12 Player of the Week for his performance against Oregon State (Nov. 16), which included two interceptions, one interception-return TD and a blocked FG
Played in 13 games as a junior (one start
Totaled 16 tackles (13 solo), six passes defensed and three interceptions
Redshirted in 2011 after transferring from University of Louisiana-Monroe
Totaled 55 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, one interception-return TD and one sack as a sophomore at UL-Monroe
Played in five games as a true freshman, finishing with six tackles (five solo
Majored in criminal justice/sociology at Arizona State

PERSONAL:
Attended North Gwinnett High School, where he earned all-region accolades in three sports
Earned first-team all-region in football, leading his team to a 13-2 record and a berth in the state championship game
Totaled 26 tackles and a team-high 15 passes defensed
Returned two of three interceptions for TDs and returned two kicks for scores
Also lettered in baseball, basketball, track and wrestling
Given name is Robert Nelson Jr
Born in Lakeland, Fla
Got the nickname “Chevis” at a young age from his aunt
Nelson’s cousin, Ricky Barnum, was an offensive lineman and three-year letterman at the University of Michigan
Previously worked at a car wash and as a cook at a barbeque restaurant
Became the legal guardian of his nephew, Shakiah Taylor, and moved him to Arizona during his junior year at ASU

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