36 - Andy Nelson
Andy Nelson
Birth Date: 02/14/1983
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kettering, Ohio
High School: Fairmont
Position: Defensive back
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
2003: Starter at strong safety in all 11 Butler games...finished fourth on the team in total tackles...tied for second on the squad in pass breakups...had a career-high 10 tackles, including a career-best nine solo tackles, against Dayton...chalked up eight tackles against Davidson, Austin Peay and St. Francis...one of ten players selected to receive a Bulldog Tenacity Award at the end of the season...2002: Played in all 10 games...finished 10th on the squad in tackles...tied for the team lead in fumble recoveries...came up with first career pass interception against Valparaiso...2001: Saw action in all three of Butler's junior varsity games...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...Personal: Finance major...born 2/14/83...son of Greg and Denise Nelson, Mary Nelson...High School: Three-year starter at Fairmont High School...named prep squad's most valuable defensive back as a senior...two-year all-conference performer...earned academic all-conference honors...received three varsity letters in football and two in basketball...High School Coach: Rick Robertson.