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Player Previews in 100 Days – Day 94: Jordan Nelson, Palmerton Area

Written by: on Saturday, August 18th, 2018. Follow David Mika on Twitter.


Jordan Nelson #6 – 6’1  185 lb –  WR/ILB/Punter – Class of 2020


3.7 GPA


40 yd – 4.75


Other Sports:  Track & Field


Twitter: @J_Nelson6


Starting Experience (this will be his 3rd year as a starter)


Coach Comments:  Jordan is a tremendous athlete that makes plays on both sides of the ball along with handling all our kicking duties.  He had an excellent sophomore season and this year we look forward to him to build on what he has done along with providing a much needed leadership role for us this season.  He has tremendous character along with a incredible work ethic.



2nd Team ILB  – 2017 Colonial League Team


Honorable Mention WR – 2017 Colonial League Team


Honorable Mention Punter – 2017 Colonial League Team


2nd Team ILB – 2017 Morning Call Newspaper


2017 – Co-Defensive MVP – Palmerton Football


2017 All – Class 2A team  Honorable Mention ILB


2017 Honorable Mention  – Express Times Newspaper – LB/WR/P


All time – single season tackle leader in Palmerton football history. 141 tackles –  2017 season


500 YD club member in receiving yards in a season  – (557 yards) 7th all time Palmerton History


35 receptions (2017 season)  –  7th all time in Palmerton History




2017 Sophomore film link:


2016 Freshman Highlights




2017 Offensive Stats:


35 receptions, 557 yards,  6 touchdowns,   avg 15.9  yds per catch


2017 Defensive Stats:


141 Total Tackles; 90 solo; 51 assists, 10 for loss


11.8 average tackles per game


3 QB sacks, 4 QB hurries


1 interception, 1 pass deflection


2 recovered fumbles, 1 was for a TD


Punting Stats:


34.5 average, long 56, 3 inside the 20


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