26 Chase Nelson
Chase  Nelson


Logan, Utah

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Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190




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UTAH STATE: Plays with great effort and has a high football IQ.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Utah Class 4A first-team all-state honors from both the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News at quarterback as both a junior and senior at Logan (Utah) High School... Was named the Region 5 MVP following his senior season in 2013 as he passed for 3,150 yards with 42 touchdowns and just seven interceptions, and had a completion percentage of 67.2 percent... Also recorded 1,150 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns as he averaged 6.4 yards per carry... Was 11-0 as a starting quarterback and produced 4,283 totals yards (389.4 ypg) and 52 touchdowns during his senior season... As a sophomore, he recorded 92 tackles at defensive back, while adding 11 pass breakups, three interceptions and one sack... Helped the Grizzlies to a region championship as a senior and a state title as a sophomore... Was also a two-time first-team all-state baseball player and was named the Region 5 MVP as a junior as he led the state with a .506 batting average, helping Logan HS to a region championship... Batted .376 during his senior season with two home runs and 14 doubles, and finished his baseball career with a .450 batting average as he hit six home runs and 40 doubles, while recording 90 RBI’s.

PERSONAL: One of six children of Keith and Joni Nelson... Older brother, Riley, started his collegiate career at USU as a quarterback before transferring to BYU... Older brother, DJ, is a junior quarterback for USU... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Manchester, England... Majoring in biology.
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