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Karl Nelson
No. 63     
Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-06-14) June 14, 1960 (age 59)
Place of birth: DeKalb, Illinois
Career information
College: Iowa State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 1983)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl Champion (XXI)
Games     57
Games Started     51

Karl Stuart Nelson (born June 14, 1960) is a former American football offensive tackle who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants. He was a member of the 1986 Giants team that won Super Bowl XXI. He missed the 1987 season due to Hodgkin's disease. Nelson played college football at Iowa State University. He also served as a commentator on Giants radio broadcasts.

Nelson currently[when?] resides with his wife, Inga, in Northern New Jersey where he works in the financial industry, and is an active advocate for various charities. His primary charity is Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon.

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