Andy Nelson (American football)

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Andy Nelson (American football)
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Date of birth: (1933-05-27) May 27, 1933 (age 81)
Place of birth: Athens, Alabama, United States
Career information
Position(s): Safety
College: Memphis
NFL Draft: 1957 / Round: 11 / Pick: 126
As player:
Baltimore Colts
New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1
Career stats
Playing stats at

Andrew Vaughan Nelson (born May 27, 1933) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Memphis and was drafted in the eleventh round of the 1957 NFL Draft. He currently owns and runs a small BBQ establishment, Andy Nelson's Barbecue.[1]

Nelson has seven children. His children mostly run the barbecue business today. Many consider it the region's best. The restaurant dining areas are lined with Best of Baltimore magazine covers and other awards. There are also numerous football mementos and photos.