23 Kylan Nelson
23 Kylan Nelson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 196
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
High School: Lafayette
Position: S
gp 11
tk 57.0
sac -
int 2
ffum 2

2017: Saw action and started in 13 games on the season...recorded 53 total tackles (28 solo, 25 assisted) and three tackles for loss...recovered one fumble and had eight pass breakups...returned six kicks for 108 yards and seven punts for 55 yards.

2016: Played in 12 games with nine starts…made 33 tackles including 22 solo stops…had three interceptions, four pass breakups and a fumble recovery…had one tackle for three yards lost.

2015: Redshirted. 

2014: Made an appearance in 10 games... Totaled 16 tackles on the season, including 11 solo stops... Compiled seven total tackles against Eastern Illinois (Sept. 27) with five solo stops... Recorded one fumble recovery against Central Michigan (Oct. 4)... Scored an 84-yard touchdown against Miami (Nov. 25) on a kick return.

Prior to Ohio: Four-year letterwinner of the Lafayette High School football team... Served as the team captain as a senior... Played both offense and defense... Registered 2,000-plus all-purpose yards in both his junior and senior seasons... Scored 18 touchdowns in both his junior and senior seasons... Tallied 65 tackles as a senior... Selected as the squad’s Special Team’s Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior... Tallied 430 all-purpose yards against Bryan Station... Rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns against Henry Clay... Helped guide his team to the third round of the playoffs during his freshman season... Also excelled on the Lafayette High School baseball team as he was a three-year letterwinner... Named captain of the baseball team as a junior. 

Personal: Born Feb. 24, 1996... Son of MacArther and Sheresa Nelson... Has one younger sister Kennedie... Lists Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson as his favorite football player... Lists the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies as his teams... Enjoys Math, Science and playing sports... Very active in his local community, serving as an active member at the Main Street Baptist Church and in the Black Men Working Academy (BMW)... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)... Also excelled in the classroom as he posted the football team’s top grade point average in each of his four years in high school... A member of the Beta Club... Intends to major in Human Exercise Physiology.

Recent Games
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 34 18
Assists 23 15
Tackles 57.0 33.0
Tackles per game 5.2 4.7
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 2 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 2 52 26.0 27 0 - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 1 25 25.0 25 0 - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 1 16 16.0 16 0 - - - - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 2 45 22.5 23 0 - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 1 27 27.0 27 0 - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 2 44 22.0 26 0 2 9 4.5 7 0
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 1 - - - 52 52
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 1 - - - 25 25
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 1 - - - 16 16
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 1 - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 1 - - - 45 45
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 1 - - - 27 27
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 1 - - 9 44 53
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 1 - - 0 - 0
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 0 - - 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Howard W, 38-32 8 2 10.0 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - 3 - -
Sep 15 vs. Virginia L, 45-31 1 4 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Cincinnati L, 34-30 4 2 6.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Massachusetts W, 58-42 3 0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Oct 6 at Kent St. W, 27-26 5 0 5.0 - - 1 27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Northern Ill. L, 24-21 2 1 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Oct 20 Bowling Green W, 49-14 1 3 4.0 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Ball St. W, 52-14 2 2 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Western Michigan W, 59-14 2 2 4.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 4 0 - - -
Nov 7 at Miami (Ohio) L, 30-28 4 5 9.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Buffalo W, 52-17 2 2 4.0 - - 0 - 1 - - 1 0 0 - - -
Nov 23 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 13 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 36 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 12 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 13 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 12 - - - - - - -
2017-18 13 - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 12 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 13 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 36 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 12 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 13 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 36 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 1 14 14.0 0 14 - - - - -
2017-18 6 108 18.0 0 22 7 55 7.9 0 34
2018-19 9 209 23.2 0 27 3 9 3.0 0 7
Total 16 331 20.7 0 27 10 64 6.4 0 34
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 12 - - - 14 14 1.2
2017-18 13 - - 55 108 163 12.5
2018-19 11 - - 9 209 218 19.8
Total 36 - - 64 331 395 11.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 0 - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - 0 0 - - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 0 - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 12 22 11 33.0 2.8 - - 1 3 - 1 2 3 35 4 -
2017-18 13 28 25 53.0 4.1 - - 3 5 - 1 0 - - 8 -
2018-19 11 34 23 57.0 5.2 - - 2.5 28 2 - - 2 4 7 -
Total 36 84 59 143.0 4.0 - - 6.5 36 2 2 2 5 39 19 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 9 209 23.2 0 27 3 9 3.0 0 7
Conference 5 116 23.2 0 27 3 9 3.0 0 7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 88 22.0 0 27 1 0 0.0 0 0
Away 3 69 23.0 0 26 2 9 4.5 0 7
Neutral 2 52 26.0 0 27 - - - - -
-
Wins 4 88 22.0 0 27 1 0 0.0 0 0
Losses 5 121 24.2 0 27 2 9 4.5 0 7
-
September 4 93 23.3 0 27 - - - - -
October 3 72 24.0 0 27 - - - - -
November 2 44 22.0 0 26 3 9 3.0 0 7
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - 9 209 218 19.8
Conference 7 - - 9 116 125 17.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - 0 88 88 17.6
Away 5 - - 9 69 78 15.6
Neutral 1 - - - 52 52 52.0
-
Wins 7 - - 0 88 88 12.6
Losses 4 - - 9 121 130 32.5
-
September 4 - - - 93 93 23.3
October 4 - - - 72 72 18.0
November 3 - - 9 44 53 17.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - 0 0 - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - 0 0 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 34 23 57.0 5.2 - - 2.5 28 2 - - 2 4 7 -
Conference 7 18 15 33.0 4.7 - - 1.5 27 1 - - 2 4 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 16 9 25.0 5.0 - - 0.5 0 2 - - 1 0 5 -
Away 5 17 10 27.0 5.4 - - 2 28 - - - 1 4 2 -
Neutral 1 1 4 5.0 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 23 11 34.0 4.9 - - 1.5 27 2 - - 2 4 5 -
Losses 4 11 12 23.0 5.8 - - 1 1 - - - - - 2 -
-
September 4 16 8 24.0 6.0 - - 1 1 1 - - - - 5 -
October 4 10 6 16.0 4.0 - - 1.5 27 - - - - - 2 -
November 3 8 9 17.0 5.7 - - 0 - 1 - - 2 4 - -