Ben Nelson

Benjamin Scott Nelson
Born: August 21, 1979
Coon Rapids, MN USA
Position: WR
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
College: St. Cloud St.
High School: Anoka (MN)
Career: 2004-2015

Ben Nelson played from 2004 to 2015 during his career with the Minnesota Vikings, San Jose SaberCats, Colorado Crush, Cleveland Gladiators and Cologne Centurions. Nelson caught 669 passes for 8,453 yards and 179 receiving touchdowns in his career.

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
2010Arena Cleveland Gladiators2105.0 0
2015Arena San Jose SaberCats144.0 0
Arena League3144.70


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
2004NFLE Cologne Centurions1518212.131 1
2006Arena San Jose SaberCats94139814.9 26
2007Arena San Jose SaberCats100124012.4 25
2008Arena Colorado Crush126135910.8 30
2010Arena Cleveland Gladiators151186712.4 47
2011Arena San Jose SaberCats76101813.4 24
2012Arena San Jose SaberCats5989115.1 18
2014Arena San Jose SaberCats610517.5 0
2015Arena San Jose SaberCats423939.4 8
NFLE1518212.131 1
Arena League654827112.6178
Totals669845312.631 179

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
2008Arena Colorado Crush441.0 0
2010Arena Cleveland Gladiators273.5 0
2014Arena San Jose SaberCats11515.0 0
Arena League7263.70

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
2004NFLE Cologne Centurions10006
2006Arena San Jose SaberCats260000156
2007Arena San Jose SaberCats250000150
2008Arena Colorado Crush3000000180
2010Arena Cleveland Gladiators04700000282
2011Arena San Jose SaberCats240000144
2012Arena San Jose SaberCats180000108
2015Arena San Jose SaberCats08000048
Arena League0178000000000001068

Playing Career:


2006 - Arena Rookie of the Year


2010 - Arena All-Arena (First-Team)