Nelson with the Denver Broncos in 2014
|No. 52 Denver Broncos|
|Date of birth:||April 22, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Dallas, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||231 lb (105 kg)|
|High school:||Dallas (TX) Skyline|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016|
Corey Nelson (born April 22, 1992) is an American football inside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Broncos in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma. Nelson was on the Broncos Super Bowl 50 championship team after they beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10.
Nelson was drafted by the Broncos in the seventh round, 242nd overall, in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played all 16 regular-season games his rookie year and totaled 13 tackles, one pass defensed and four special-teams stops.
In 2015, Nelson played all 16 regular-season games and totaled 10 tackles, one sack, and seven special-teams stops.
In 2016, Nelson played in all 16 games with five starts recording a career-high 67 tackles and five passes defensed.
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