Karl Nelson

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Karl Nelson
No. 63
Date of birth: (1960-06-14) June 14, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth: DeKalb, Illinois
Career information
Position(s): Offensive tackle
College: Iowa State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70
As player:
1983-1989 New York Giants
Career highlights and awards
Awards: Super Bowl XXI Champion
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Karl Stuart Nelson (born June 14, 1960 in DeKalb, Illinois) was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League 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 illness (Hodgkin's disease). Nelson played college football at Iowa State University. For a time he served as a commentator on Giants radio broadcasts.

Nelson currently resides with his family in Northern New Jersey where he works in the financial industry, is an active advocate for various charities, and is an active member of the PLEEB foundation.[citation needed]

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