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Xavier Nelson
Xavier  Nelson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Springbrook

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 147

Position:
DB



09/01/2016

@DuqFB Drops Season Opener at Youngstown State, 45-10

Dukes host Bucknell on Sept. 10 at 6:00 pm in home opener

11/21/2015

Duquesne Wins NEC Title, defeating Saint Francis, 30-20

Dukes earn automatic bid to NCAA FCS Championship

11/19/2014

Dukes Host Robert Morris Saturday in ESPN3 Senior Day Game

Twenty-four seniors to be honored before the game

11/12/2014

DU Football Heads to New York to Take On Wagner Saturday at Noon

Red and Blue look to end two-game skid

11/05/2014

@DUQFB to Host #21 Bryant Saturday at Noon

Dukes look to rebound from back-to-back NEC losses

as a redshirt junior (2015)
Played in 11 games for the Dukes ... opened the season with a career-high four tackles and his first collegiate interception in a win over Kentucky Christian ... had three stops at Dayton ... made two tackles versus Alderson Broaddus ... posted his second interception of the season in the NEC title clinching win over Saint Francis.

as a redshirt sophomore (2014)
Played in seven contests for the Red and Blue, registering one tackle ... first collegiate tackle came against Bryant.

as a redshirt freshman (2013)
Played in two games for the Dukes, maing his collegiate debut versus Albany.

as a freshman (2012)
Did not play.

personal
Had 95 tackles, forced four fumbles, recovered three fumbles and picked off a pair of passes as a senior for Class 4A Springbrook ... also rushed for 370 yards on 22 carries (16.8 ypc.) and caught seven passes for 135 yards (19.3 ypc.) and three scores ... was named first team all-league and first team all-county, second team All-Gazette and honorable mention all-state ... was a state qualifier as a member of both the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams ... his brother, Colin, played defensive back at the University of Maryland for two years and is currently with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena League ... high school coach Rob Wendel ... major: sports marketing ... date of birth: 6/26/94.

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