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Vidal Nelson

Vidal Nelson - #6 - SS

Height: 5-10 1/4
Weight: 208
Speed: 4.63
Arm: 31 3/8
Hand: 8 3/4
Wingspan: 74 1/8
Birthdate: 09/06/1987
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Grade: 4.85

PROSPECT MEASURABLES

Event Ht Wt Hand Arm Wing Wonderlic 40 yard BP BJ VJ 20s 60s 3 Cn
03/16/2012 James Madison Pro Day 5-10 1/2 204 9 1/2 31 7/8 74 7/8 4.61 20 9'7" 34 4.30 11.31 7.03
03/15/2011 Junior Pro Day 5-10 1/4 208 8 3/4 31 3/8 74 1/8 4.63

 

Notes:

First name is pronounced “vuh-DAWL.” Was a running back as a Virginia prep. Redshirted in 2007. Appeared in all 14 contests in ’08, starting the final seven at linebacker, and recorded 58 tackles, three tackles for loss and half a sack with one pass breakup. Moved from linebacker to safety during ’09 spring practice and started all 11 games at strong safety in the fall, posting 57 tackles, one pass breakup and one interception with three tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. Logged 70-5-0 with 6 1/2 tackles for loss, one sack and two forced fumbles in 11 starts at strong safety in ’10. Two-time team captain.


Vidal Nelson's Draft Stock

PFW Grade Scale
GradeRound
7.01-9.00Top 10
6.01-7.001
6.001-2
5.61-5.992
5.602-3
5.41-5.593
5.403-4
5.31-5.394
5.304-5
5.21-5.295
5.205-6
5.16-5.196
5.156-7
5.11-5.147
5.107-PFA
4.75-5.09PFA
4.00-4.74FA

*PFW Grade indicates the value PFW assigned to prospects.

*Draft Projection indicates where players are more likely to be drafted and reflects the consensus opinion from the NFL scouting community.


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