Reggie Nelson Scouting Report
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson was a seventh-round pick in last year's draft. He played in nine games and caught two ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
We've been tracking 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from his latest devestating knee injury. Most rec... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
NFL Draft > 2007 Prospects > FS > Reggie Nelson

Reggie Nelson Scouting Report

Position: FS
Conference: SEC
School: Florida Gators
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #1
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 200 lbs.
Drafted 1.21 in 2007 by JAX

2007 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Reggie Nelson, FS, Florida

Reggie Nelson attended Coffeyville Community College in Kansas for two years before transferring to Florida for the 2005 season. Nelson saw action his first year at Florida, but did not become a starter until this past year. He is an aggressive athlete on the field against the run or pass and always seems to be around the ball. He has excellent speed to keep up with receivers downfield and can play the run sideline to sideline. Nelson is an extremely hard-hitting safety with excellent tackling skills. He has a natural instinct to locate the ball after release and quickly make adjustments, if necessary, to make a play. Nelson has worked hard to improve his skills and dominated this season against some very talented receivers in the SEC. He is considered a bit undersized for a safety in the NFL and may need to add some bulk and strength to excel against bigger receivers. Nelson's value skyrocketed during the last part of the season through the BCS Championship game and will be one of the top safeties in the draft. He should be a minimum of a top 15 pick and could jump into the top 10 after workouts.

Last Updated Feb-17-2007 by Dave Thompson

0 Comments | Add Yours
There are no comments on this prospect yet.

Most Popular
2014 NFL Draft Prospects
Scouting Reports

  1. Teddy Bridgewater
  2. Sammy Watkins
  3. Marqise Lee
  4. Carlos Hyde
  5. Mike Evans
  6. Tre Mason
Prospect Profile Search:
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties