Artice  Nelson

Citrus Heights, Calif.

High School:
Del Campo HS '11

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225


Managerial Economics

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.

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."