Ben Nelson (American football)

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Ben Nelson
No. 80     San Jose SaberCats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-08-21) August 21, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Anoka (MN)
College: St. Cloud State
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2004 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 3
Stats at
Career Arena football statistics
Receptions 612
Receiving yards 7,878
Receiving TDs 170
Stats at

Benjamin Scott Nelson (born August 21, 1979) is an American football wide receiver for the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at St. Cloud State.

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


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