WATCH: Jeff Nelson explains the Umps Care Charity

Umpire Jeff Nelson speaks about the Umps Care Charity auction and more.
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Nelson’s Strike Zone

Yesterday, we looked at some data for Eric Cooper and suggested that the AL Wild Card game would likely see a taller-than-average strike zone. That’s pretty much what Cooper ended up calling, so today, let’s go ahead and give Jeff Nelson — who will be behind the plate for tonight’s Cubs/Pirates game — the same treatment. With a left-handed batter up. With a right-handed batter up...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ump expresses regret on botched call

Umpire Jeff Nelson expressed regret on Saturday for making an incorrect call a night earlier, saying it was a play he'd never seen in 25 years. ''That play, your focus goes to the bag, and you watch the foot touch the bag and listen for the ball hitting the mitt. In this case, I ruled the ball was caught by the first baseman, and the ball was actually caught by the pitcher,'' Nelson...
Via FOX Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

A reminder of what Success with Honor is all about

In case you needed a reminder of what Penn State's football culture is all about, here are the latest updates from Penn State's football office... Nearly 50 Members of #PennState Football Team Earn 3.0 GPA or Higher During 2012 Fall Semester: — Jeff Nelson (@GoPSUJeff) January 17, 2013 Among the 47 #NittanyLions with a 3.0+ GPA last Fall, a program...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Confirms Bill O'Brien Hire via Twitter

About 24 hours later, Penn State's Jeff Nelson took to Twitter to announce the college football world's worst kept secret. Also, the Big Ten Network has released information about the scheduled press conference (before Penn State confirms). The press conference will be held Saturday, at 11:30 a.m. and will be carried on Big Ten Network and their website. Follow Nittany Lion's...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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