Palmerton Area’s LB Tre Nelson issues verbal declaration to Monmouth University
Written by: David Mika on Friday, September 5th, 2014. Follow David Mika on Twitter.
Per head football coach Chris Walkowiak, Palmerton Area’s Tre Nelson committed to the Monmouth University.
Nelson is a 6-foot-1, 220-pound linebacker that had 117 tackles last year, Palmerton’s single season record. It happened in only 9 games. He had 7 tackles for a loss, 2 QB sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 1 blocked FG.
“The first thing I say about him is, he is explosive. He’s very strong and a tremendous tackler. He plays sideline-to-sideline. He is a student of the game. He uses his hands very well at shedding blockers and getting to the ball . He is the complete package. He’s good at communicating and giving direction.”
2013 Awards: 2013 All League LB – Colonial League Team, 2013 Honorable Mention RB – Colonial League Team, 2013 2nd Team LB – Morning Call, 2013 Linebacker of the Year – “Times News” newspaper all star selections.
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