21 - DeShawn Nelson
DeShawn Nelson
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: So.
Hometown: Kentwood, Mich./East
Position: DB
gp 10
tk 49
sac -
int 5
ffum 1

College: 2011: Played in five games as a backup in the defensive backfield … Tallied three tackles on the season … Had two stops at Grand Valley State (10/29) … 2010: Redshirted.

High School: Played at East Kentwood High School … Registered 61 tackles as a senior and 40 as a junior at the defensive back position … Rushed for over 500 yards each of his final two seasons … Was a standout wrestler, finishing second at the state meet at 145 pounds as a junior and sixth at 140 as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of William and Tina Nelson of Kentwood, Mich. … Born Sept. 12, 1991 … Majoring in business management.

Nelson's Career Defensive Statistics
Year Tackles Assists Total Sacks TFL-Yards FF-FR INT TD's
2011 3 0 3 0 0.0-0.0 0-0 0 0
Total 3 0 3 0 0.0-0.0 0-0 0 0



Recent Games
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 37 37
Assists 12 12
Tackles 49 49
Tackles per game 4.9 4.9
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 5 5
Returned for touchdown 1 1
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - 1 1
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - 1 1
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 0 - - - - 0 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 6 - - - - 1 - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 8 Tiffin W, 51-15 5 1 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Walsh W, 30-7 2 0 2 - - 0 - - - - 1 -1 0 2 - -
Sep 22 Findlay W, 35-10 3 1 4 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Sep 29 Grand Valley State L, 51-43 8 1 9 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 6 at Northern Michigan W, 41-17 2 2 4 - - 0 - - - - 1 13 0 - - -
Oct 13 Northwood W, 28-21 2 0 2 - - 0 - - - - 1 8 0 3 - -
Oct 20 at Ferris State L, 56-49 6 2 8 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Saginaw Valley State L, 34-23 3 2 5 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 3 Hillsdale W, 42-14 5 2 7 - - 0 - - - - 2 103 1 - - -
Nov 10 at Wayne State W, 35-13 1 1 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2011-12 5 - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 11 - - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2011-12 5 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - 1 1
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2011-12 5 - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - -
2014-15 11 - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2011-12 5 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 36 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2011-12 5 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2011-12 5 - - - - 0 .0
2012-13 10 - - - - 0 .0
2013-14 10 - - - - 0 .0
2014-15 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 36 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2011-12 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - -
2013-14 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
2014-15 6 0.5 - - - - 1 - - - - -
Total 12 0.3 - - - - 2 - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2011-12 5 3 0 3 .6 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 10 37 12 49 4.9 - - 0 - 1 - - 5 123 9 -
2013-14 10 30 11 41 4.1 - - 1.5 1 2 - - 1 0 3 1
2014-15 11 38 13 51 4.6 - - 0 - 3 1 0 6 113 3 -
Total 36 108 36 144 4.0 - - 1.5 1 6 1 0 12 236 15 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 10 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - 1 1
Conference 10 - - - - - - 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 - - - - - - 1 1
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - 1 1
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 10 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0

September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 10 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 10 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 7 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0

September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - -
Conference 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 1.2 - - - - 1 - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 6 0.9 - - - - 1 - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - -
November 6 3.0 - - - - 1 - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 37 12 49 4.9 - - 0 - 1 - - 5 123 9 -
Conference 10 37 12 49 4.9 - - 0 - 1 - - 5 123 9 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 5 23 5 28 5.6 - - 0 - 1 - - 3 111 6 -
Away 5 14 7 21 4.2 - - 0 - - - - 2 12 3 -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 20 7 27 3.9 - - 0 - - - - 5 123 7 -
Losses 3 17 5 22 7.3 - - 0 - 1 - - - - 2 -

September 4 18 3 21 5.2 - - 0 - 1 - - 1 -1 5 -
October 4 13 6 19 4.8 - - 0 - - - - 2 21 4 -
November 2 6 3 9 4.5 - - 0 - - - - 2 103 - -