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Robert Nelson

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Signed with Tennessee. An AJC all-state linebacker, Nelson racked up big numbers for Stone Mountain. He had more than 150 total tackles in 2008 after 176 as a junior. He said he's received nearly 40 scholarship offers. Nelson totaled 383 tackles and 24 sacks as a four-year starter.

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Strong, smart and quick, with the tools to make plays at the college level. Very athletic, he plays center on the basketball team.


Will need to put on weight in college.

Player Updates

Stone Mountain LB Robert Nelson leaning toward South Carolina

7:38 p.m. Monday, October 27, 2008

Stone Mountain linebacker Robert Nelson hopes to attend the South Carolina game against LSU on Saturday. “My top choice right now is South Carolina,” he said. “When I went to the ‘Gamecocks Showcase’ [prospect camp last summer], I fell in love with the coaching staff and the atmosphere.” Will Nelson commit to the Gamecocks this weekend? “I am holding off committing [to any school] just so I can weigh all my options and see who else offers.’ The 6-foot, 209-pound Nelson has nearly 30 offers on the table, including Tennessee, Auburn, South Carolina and West Virginia. “If I can’t make it to the South Carolina-LSU game, I will go to the next home game,” he said. “I kind of have an open invitation.” Nelson said Auburn is currently second on his list

Stone Mountain’s Nelson has 28 offers

5:01 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2008

Stone Mountain linebacker Robert Nelson may have led the state in gathering scholarship offers during the last month. This week, the 6-foot, 205-pound Nelson got offers from N.C. State, Memphis and Appalachian State. Last week, he was offered by Purdue, Middle Tennessee State, and Savannah State. He has 28 scholarships and counting. Nelson’s other offers are from Auburn, Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, South Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio State, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Duke, Vanderbilt, Louisville, Troy, Louisiana Tech, Alabama-Birmingam, Liberty, Western Kentucky, Georgia Southern, Samford, Akron and Miami-Ohio

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