March 12, 1944|
|Died||June 10, 2010
|Alma mater||Louisiana State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1972–1978||Virginia Tech (QB)|
|Head coaching record|
Nelson Stokley (March 12, 1944 – June 5, 2010) was an American football quarterback and head coach. Stokley attended Louisiana State University from 1965 to 1967 and helped lead the LSU Tigers to victories in the 1966 Cotton Bowl and the 1968 Sugar Bowl. Stokley was the head coach of the Southwestern Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns from 1986 to 1998 and led the team to a 62–80–1 record.