May 2, 2006

Nelson looking for first scholarhip offer

Many top colleges from around the South are recruiting Louisville, Ga., Jefferson County linebacker/defensive end Tim Nelson, but the 6-foot-2, 240-pounder has yet to pick up his first scholarship offer.

Last Saturday at the NIKE Camp in Athens, Ga., he was trying to change that.

Nelson was among a very large and talented group on the UGA campus, and was one of the more impressive looking prospects on-hand.

"It was a good camp, one of the better ones I've been to," said Nelson. "There was a lot of competition out there."

In Athens, Nelson ran a 4.72 40-yard dash and had a 4.4-second 20-yard shuttle. He was also a standout at linebacker in 1-on-1 drills.

"I think I did good on everything. I did real good in the one-on-ones," he said.

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