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Broncos place Billy Winn on IR, sign DL Nelson Adams

The Broncos placed defensive end Billy Winn on season-ending injured reserve and signed rookie defensive lineman Nelson Adams. Adams, a 6-foot-3, 287-pound undrafted rookie out of Mississippi State, compiled 80 total tackles, four sacks, four pass breakups and one fumble recovery in his four years with the Bulldogs. He signed with the Steelers in May, but was cut last week. Adams...
Via The Denver Post
August 12, 2017

Mississippi State’s Nelson Adams is Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an Undrafted Free Agent

The Pittsburgh Steelers have added Nelson Adams after the draft Nelson Adams is officially in the NFL. The defensive lineman went undrafted, but he was picked up as an undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Adams will join a defense heavy draft and undrafted free agents haul by the Steelers. He’s one of three players in this group that play along the defensive line that...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
April 29, 2017

WATCH: Mississippi State releases dramatic highlight video after winning St. Petersburg Bowl

Still relishing in that St. Petersburg Bowl victory, Mississippi State fans? Few will blame you, if so. It wasn’t a pretty victory, but the Bulldogs scraped together a 17-16 win over Miami (Ohio) on Monday at Tropicana Field thanks to a blocked 37-yard field goal by defensive lineman Nelson Adams with five seconds left. To celebrate the outcome, which allowed Mississippi State to...
Via SEC Country
December 27, 2016

Blocked FG helps Mississippi State hold off Miami 17-16

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Nick Fitzgerald rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns and Mississippi State held off Miami (Ohio) 17-16 with help from a blocked field goal in the closing seconds of the St. Petersburg Bowl on Monday. Nelson Adams got a hand on Nick Dowd's potential game-winning 37-yard field goal that would have helped Miami finish a stunning turnaround from a 0-6 start...
Via Associated Press
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State wins St. Petersburg Bowl with blocked field goal

The Mississippi State Bulldogs hung on to defeat Miami (OH) in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Monday afternoon despite a late scare. Trailing the Bulldogs 17-16, the RedHawks lined up for a 37-yard-field for the win. Unfortunately for Miami (OH), Bulldogs defensive lineman Nelson Adams got his hand on the ball to clinch the win for Mississippi State. The game-clinching blocked field...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2016

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