04 Mar 2010

Senior Brad Nelson Signs With Nicholls State To Play Football

Brad Nelson has signed with Nicholls State in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Nelson, a wide receiver for the Bears, was All-District 5-5A and All-Metro selection.  He helped Catholic High reach the Class 5A semifinals with 69 catches for 1,110 yard and 11 touchdowns. 

íÍI enjoyed my visit to Nicholls and felt it was a perfect situation for me.  The coaches are a good fit for me and the school is close to home,íñ commented Nelson. 

Nelson has also played varsity basketball for 3 years and is a forward on the team. 

Nelson is the son of Bob and Sue Nelson and is undecided about his major.   He currently holds a 3.3  grade-point average. 

Catholic High students have signed to play collegiate football for the last 22 consecutive years.  Since 1988, the school has seen 105 players have the opportunity to play collegiate football.