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Kyle Nelson
LS #40
Height:
6-2
Weight:
240
College:
New Mexico State
Hometown:
Norman, OK
Experience:
2

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the New Orleans Saints as a college free agent on July 27, 2011.
  • Released by the Saints on September 3, 2011.
  • Signed to the Saints’ practice squad on September 4, 2011.
  • Released by the Saints on September 5, 2011.
  • Signed to the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squad on September 7, 2011.
  • Released by the Chiefs on September 14, 2011.
  • Signed with the San Francisco 49ers on January 24, 2012.
  • Released by the 49ers on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad on September 25, 2012.
  • Released by the Eagles on October 2, 2012.
  • Signed with the San Diego Chargers on November 20, 2012.
  • Waived by the Chargers on May 20, 2013.
  • Claimed on waivers by the San Francisco 49ers on May 21, 2013.
  • Waived by the 49ers on July 10, 2013.
  • Claimed on waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on July 11, 2013.
  • Released by the Seahawks on August 26, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins on October 15, 2013.

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the New Orleans Saints as a college free agent on July 27, 2011.
  • Released by the Saints on September 3, 2011.
  • Signed to the Saints’ practice squad on September 4, 2011.
  • Released by the Saints on September 5, 2011.
  • Signed to the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squad on September 7, 2011.
  • Released by the Chiefs on September 14, 2011.
  • Signed with the San Francisco 49ers on January 24, 2012.
  • Released by the 49ers on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad on September 25, 2012.
  • Released by the Eagles on October 2, 2012.
  • Signed with the San Diego Chargers on November 20, 2012.
  • Waived by the Chargers on May 20, 2013.
  • Claimed on waivers by the San Francisco 49ers on May 21, 2013.
  • Waived by the 49ers on July 10, 2013.
  • Claimed on waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on July 11, 2013.
  • Released by the Seahawks on August 26, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins on October 15, 2013.

 

PRO

  • Joined the Redskins prior to Week 7 of the 2013 season.
  • Enters 2014 having previously snapped in 17 NFL games, six with San Diego and 11 with Washington.

 

2013 (Seahawks/Redskins)

  • Signed with the Redskins on Oct. 15 after spending camp with the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Made his Redskins debut versus Chicago (10/20).

 

2012 (49ers/Eagles/Chargers)

  • Spent the final six games of the season as the Chargers’ long snapper.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Baltimore (11/25).
  • Spent camp with the 49ers and spent a week on the Eagles’ practice squad in October.

 

2011 (Saints/Chiefs)

  • Signed with the Saints as a college free agent on July 27.
  • Spent a week on the Chiefs’ practice squad in early September.

 

College

  • Appeared in 50 games at tight end and long snapper at New Mexico State from 2007-10.
  • Recorded 66 career receptions for 559 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Played in 12 games as a senior in 2010 and caught a careerhigh 41 passes for 371 yards and a touchdown.
  • As a junior in 2009, caught 12 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown.
  • Caught two passes for 28 yards and his first career touchdown reception against UTEP.
  • Was also the team’s long snapper on FGs as a junior.
  • In 2008, held long snapping duties on every extra point, FG and punt for the Aggies in 12 games and also recorded 11 receptions for 70 yards.
  • Nelson played in all 13 games in 2007 as the team’s back-up tight end and long snapper.
  • Redshirted at Tulsa in 2006 before transferring to New Mexico State.

 

Personal

  • Graduated from China Spring (Texas) H.S., where he started at TE and also handled the deep snapping and punting duties.
  • Accumulated 50 receptions on the season and earned first-team all-district and first-team Super CenTex honors at tight end.
  • Earned second-team all-district honors as a punter.
  • Also lettered in basketball and track.
  • His grandfather, Roger, played 13 years of professional football with the CFLs Edmonton Eskimos. His father, Mark, played seven CFL seasons.
  • Born Kyle Nelson on Oct. 3, 1986 in Waco, Texas.
  • Majored in communications.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 49 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 SF 16 5 4 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 16 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 6 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 49 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SF 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SF 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 11 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2012 SD 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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