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    Kenny Nelson
    58 Kenny Nelson
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Detroit, Mich.

    High School:
    Cass Tech

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 250

    Position:
    DL

    Experience:
    2-2

    04/13/2013

    Blue Holds On for 35-28 Win Over Orange

    Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory

    09/10/2012

    Game 3 Notes: Illinois vs. Charleston Southern

    The Illini Return Home to Host FCS Foe on Saturday at 11 am CT

    09/04/2012

    Game 2 Notes: Illinois at Arizona State

    The Illini Travel Out West to Face the Sun Devils on Saturday Night

    09/01/2012

    Illinois-Western Michigan Postgame Notes

    Illinois 24, Western Michigan 7 // Sept. 1, 2012

    09/07/2013

    Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

    Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

    2012: Played in four games and made three tackles on the season ... Made one tackle at Michigan and in victory over Charleston Southern ... Saw action at Ohio State ... Recorded one tackle against Western Michigan in his Illini debut.

    2011: Redshirted the 2011 season.

    High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Earned second-team All-Metro Detroit honors as a defensive end by Detroit News for his play on an 11-1 Technicians team ... Named No. 20 Blue Chip Recruit from Michigan by Detroit News ... High school coach was Thomas Wilcher.

    Personal: Full name is Kenneth Kewan Nelson ... Son of Linda Meredith and Kenneth Nelson ... Born March 12, 1993 ... Enrolled in general curriculum ... Chose Illinois over Western Michigan.

    Career Highs
    Tackles: 1, 3x (last at Michigan, 10/13/12)
    Solos: 1 vs. Western Michigan, 9/1/12
    TFLs:-
    Sacks: -
    QB Hurries: -
    Fumbles Forced: -
    Fumbles Recovered: -
    PBUs: -
    Interception: -
    Interception Return Yards: -
    Touchdowns: -

    Career Statistics:

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    (updated 7/22/13)

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