Penn State Football 2017 Player Profile: Andrew Nelson

Veteran Andrew Nelson co-leads Penn State football’s offensive line in terms of experience. Can Nelson and fellow o-line Brendan Mahon take over as graduates? In recent years the Penn State football offensive line struggled to keep...
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July 12, 2017

Only Andrew Nelson Until Penn State Football

59 days and counting until kickoff! We’re 59 days until the Penn State Nittany Lions kick off the 2017 season against the Akron Zips, and fifth year senior tackle Andrew Nelson is our man of the hour! It’s been a long and winding road for the Hershey High School graduate. Nelson joined Penn State in 2013, just one season removed from the imposition of the Sandusky sanctions. Despite...
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July 05, 2017

Penn State Football: Nelson, Mahon carry veteran O-line torch

Penn State football’s offensive line features two seasoned vets in Brendan Mahon and Andrew Nelson. The fifth-year seniors bring a lot of experience. Skill players get most of the air time and publicity, especially in an offense with...
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June 01, 2017

Penn State Preseason Top 10 Players: #6 Andrew Nelson

Today we continue our annual top ten preseason football players of 2016 list as voted on by the BSD staff. In creating this list, we considered players’ abilities, value to the team and past performance, among other factors. We continue our countdown with number six on our list, offensive tackle Andrew Nelson. How He Got Here: Nelson, a 6’6” 301 pound redshirt junior, was a consensus...
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August 12, 2016

Reshuffled Penn State OL performs better despite injury

One week after giving up 10 sacks in a loss to Temple, the much-maligned Penn State offensive line gave up none to Buffalo in a 27-14 win.  The Nittany Lions started the game with a different lineup as right tackle Andrew Nelson moved to left tackle, Brendan Mahon replaced him at right tackle and Derek Dowry took Mahon's former spot at left guard.  However, when Nelson went down...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State OL coach a hit in the kitchen

Rarely is cooking too often for players a potential NCAA violation college football coaches have to fear, but For The Win/USA Today reports that is one the Penn State compliance department has to keep an eye on these days in Happy Valley.  The reason?  Offensive line coach Herb Hand's dishes, including brisket, crab cakes benedict and bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers, are just that...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Offensive Lineman Block Each Other

It looks like Penn State took a play out of Florida’s playbook on this one. The Nittany Lions had a pair of offensive lineman that blocked each other and this pretty much summed up their afternoon against Northwestern. The two lineman in question, Andrew Nelson and Brian Gala, won’t enjoy seeing this in the film […] The post Penn State Offensive Lineman Block Each Other appeared...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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