40 - Matt Nelson
Matt Nelson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Elkhart, Ind.
High School: Elkhart Memorial
Position: LB

2007: Did not see varsity action in his first season with the Bulldogs...Personal: Marketing major...born 5/11/88...son of Len and Melanie Nelson...High School: Two-time all-conference performer at Elkhart Memorial High School...team captain...named team Defensive MVP for two straight years...earned team Ironman Award...set a school record with 140 tackles as a senior...chosen high school's Male Athlete of the Year...earned three varsity football letters...High School Coach: Phil Teegarden.