2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Colorado WR Nelson Spruce

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Colorado WR Nelson Spruce appeared first on Steelers Depot by Josh Carney. Go Steelers...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Draft stock varies for Rashard Higgins and Nelson Spruce heading into combine

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On Saturday the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine will welcome quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends; among them will be two marquee players representing...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Nelson Spruce Ties Colorado Career Touchdown Reception Record

Going into Friday night's game against USC, the Colorado Buffaloes needed to win two of their last three in order to become bowl eligible. While they did have a 17-3 lead at one point, Cody Kessler got the Trojan offense together and scored 24 unanswered points to take a 27-17 lead.Colorado would a late touchdown to make it look good, but lost in the end 27-24, but from the loss...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

CU Buffs Nelson Spruce is still under-appreciated

  As Colorado mounts a comeback against the big, bad Bruins of UCLA, a local Los Angeles writer blurts our a snide remark in the pressbox: “You know your secondary is bad when Nelson Spruce is getting separation.” I scratch my head. “He gets open on just about everybody,” I say across a few people, feeling the need to defend one of the better receivers I’ve seen at the...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado receiver Nelson Spruce sets Pac-12 record for most receptions

Colorado senior wide receiver Nelson Spruce recorded his 260th career reception for Colorado during his game vs. UCLA on Saturday.Spruce broke the record previously held by Arizona's Mike Thomas. Thomas played for Arizona from 2005-08. Through eight games, Spruce had 51 receptions for 563 yards (11 yards per catch) with 2 TD's this season. Spruce also had 106 receptions last season...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Spruce sets record for Colorado's all-time leading receiving yards

Colorado Buffaloes wide receiver Nelson Spruce has been phenomenal during his FBS career. Now, the record book is reflecting such.Spruce recently set the record for all-time leader in receptions for Colorado earlier this season. This week, Spruce set a new record: He now leads Colorado as their all-time leader in yards, with 2,550. He had 5 receptions for 80 total yards in Colorado...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Spruce, Lindsay lead Colorado past Nicholls 48-0

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) The Colorado Buffaloes head into Pac-12 play riding their first three-game winning streak in seven years following a 48-0 rout of Nicholls State on Saturday. Buffs coach Mike MacIntyre's son, Jay, scored his first collegiate touchdown, Nelson Spruce set another school receiving record and Jared Bell picked off two passes in Colorado's first shutout since a 24...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffs' career receptions leader Spruce eager to face rival

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Nelson Spruce isn't blazing fast. That's something he's well aware of. Listed at a generous 6-foot-1, Colorado's senior receiver also isn't a huge target. Again, he knows. But get the ball anywhere near him - anywhere at all - and he'll find a way to haul it in. Spruce became the school's all-time receptions leader with 219 in a win over UMass last week. He needs...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Spruce sets Colorado's record for career catches

Colorado's Nelson Spruce had six catches for 64 yards and a touchdown vs. UMass in a blowout victory on Saturday. This helped set a record for CU.Spruce passed Scotty McKnight ('07-'10) for most catches in a career with the Buffaloes. He also increased his yardage total to 2,427 -- fifth most ever for CU -- which is 122 short of the program record as well. With his 20th career touchdown...
Via FOX Sports
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Spruce expects more from the Buffs

  Colorado’s offense averaged 439 yards and 28.5 points per game in 2014, in their season opening loss to Hawaii, they only put up 373 yards and 20 points. Considering they brought back nearly all of their production, this came as a surprise to star receiver Nelson Spruce. “Yeah it was [surprising], especially against Hawaii, last year we had a pretty good game,...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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