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Justis Nelson
Justis Nelson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

High School:
Dallas Christian

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 177

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
1L

Major:
Sociology


09/07/2014

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech at UTEP

06/19/2014

Texas Tech Places 31 On All-Big 12 Academic Rookie Team

A total of 455 student-athletes across the conference earn academic honors.

09/25/2014

Texas Tech Football vs. Oklahoma State

Texas Tech Football vs. Oklahoma State

08/03/2014

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

11/16/2013

Texas Tech vs. Baylor - USATSI Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Baylor - USATSI Gallery

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5, vs. Baylor (2013)
Tackles For Loss: None
Sacks: None
Interceptions: 1, vs. Arizona State (2013)
Pass Breakups: 3, vs. Baylor (2013)
* Indicates most recent high

2013
Played in five games (3 starts) with 11 tackles (9 solo), one interception and broke up four passes... made three tackles (two solo) and made first career interception helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... collected a pair of tackles (one solo) and broke up a pass at Texas (11/28)... made two tackles (one solo) at Texas (11/28)... made first career start (cornerback) against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) making a season-high five tackles (all solo) and breaking up a season-high three passes at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... had redshirt removed during freshman season in the team's 10th game of the season making career debut with one tackle (solo) against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2).

HIGH SCHOOL
Dallas Christian High School in Mesquite, Texas... hauled in 35 catches his senior season for 783 yards (23 yards per-catch) and nine touchdowns... three-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN and 24/7 Sports... First Team All-District on both offense and defense... Academic All-State selection... First Team All-State on both offense and defense... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Air Force and Harvard... High School Coach: Mike Wheeler.

PERSONAL
Justis Nelson... born March 30, 1995... son of Sherryl Scott and Marshall Nelson... a sociology major at Texas Tech.

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