Ben Nelson
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-08-21) August 21, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth: Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Career information
College: St. Cloud State
Undrafted in 2004
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings ( 2004 2005)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× ArenaBowl champion (XXI, XXVIII)
Games played     3
Receptions     654
Receiving yards     8,271
Receiving TDs     178
Tackles     23.0
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Benjamin Scott Nelson (born August 21, 1979) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He has also spent time as a member of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at St. Cloud State.

Nelson was also a member of the Colorado Crush and Cleveland Gladiators. He was the AFL Rookie of the Year in 2006.[1]

On June 1, 2015, the SaberCats placed Nelson on reassignment. On June 2, 2015, he was claimed by the Spokane Shock. On June 3, 2015, Nelson was placed on recallable reassignment. On June 19, 2015, Nelson was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats.


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