Artice  Nelson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Citrus Heights, Calif.

High School:
Del Campo HS '11

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
LB

Major:
Managerial Economics

2014: Appeared in 10 games, starting five, including the final four of the season... Finished second on the team with 60 tackles, including 36 (third-highest on team)... Tallied nine tackles in two of the final three games (Northern Arizona, Sacramento State), picking up six solos in each one... Those efforts were sandwiched between eight tackles against Cal Poly... Posted 2.5 TFLs, including 1.5 (for six yards) at NAU... Forced and recovered a fumble in the Causeway Classic after hitting Hornets' Nnamdi Agude after a completion... QB Ben Scott found RB Colton Silveria for a 34-yard TD on ensuing serioes that gave UC Davis 30-27 lead in fourth quarter.

2013: Played in nine games, including the final eight of the season... Finished with 23 total tackles, including eight solo... Had a season-high four solo tackles at Southern Utah and added three assisted stops versus Northern Colorado... Had a four-yard TFL at Montana, bringing down Shawn Johnson in the Aggies' red-zone late in the second quarter... Had a fourth-quarter pick against rival Sacramento State which he returned 33 yards.

2012: Appeared in eight games as a true freshman, making his career debut in the season-opener against Azusa Pacific... Racked up 11 tackles (five solo, six assists), including 0.5 TFL... Had a season-best four tackles at San Jose State.

2011: Redshirted.

DEL CAMPO HS '11:
Claimed first-team All-Capital Valley Conference accolades and Sacramento Bee All-Metro honorable mention as both a junior and senior... Posted 112 tackles and 9 interceptions in 2010, stepping up from 90 stops and 4 picks the previous year... Helped Cougars to 13-1 record and Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship as a junior... DCHS went 8-3 and capture a second straight CVC title in 2010.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Mother is Latunya Nelson... Career highlight was Del Campo's section title... Attests to being "very helpful when it comes to hard times."

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2012 8 5 6 11 0.5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 9 8 15 23 1.0 4 0.0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0
2014 10 36 24 60 2.5 7 0.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Totals 27 49 45 94 4.0 12 0.0 0 1 33 1 1 1 0 0