Robert Nelson

Robert Cole Nelson
Born: January 30, 1920
Paris, TX USA
Deceased: November 3, 1986
Tarrant County, TX
Position: C-T-DT-LB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 214
College: Baylor
High School: Bryan (TX)
Career: 1941-1951
Drafted: 1941 in Round 5, #35 overall by the Detroit Lions

Robert Nelson played from 1941 to 1951 during his career with the Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Dons, Baltimore Colts and Saskatchewan Roughriders. Nelson caught 3 passes for 61 yards and 1 receiving touchdowns in his career. He also ran for -7 yards in his career on 1 attempts.


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Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948AAFC Los Angeles Dons1-7-7.0-7 0
AAFC1-7-7.00
Totals1-7-7.00

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947AAFC Los Angeles Dons36120.31
AAFC36120.31
Totals36120.31

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1945NFL Detroit Lions4125.03
1946AAFC Los Angeles Dons5360.06233.39
1949AAFC Los Angeles Dons353497.16350.043
NFL004125.03
AAFC403792.512541.752
Totals403792.516637.555

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946AAFC Los Angeles Dons100.00
AAFC100.00
Totals100.00

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Detroit Lions14141.041 0
1945NFL Detroit Lions100.00
1946AAFC Los Angeles Dons155.00
1947AAFC Los Angeles Dons25226.032 1
1948AAFC Los Angeles Dons100.00
NFL24120.541 0
AAFC45714.232 1
Totals69816.341 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1945NFL Detroit Lions00100
NFL001000
Totals0001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1945NFL Detroit Lions001003
1946AAFC Los Angeles Dons0002309
1947AAFC Los Angeles Dons1100012
1949AAFC Los Angeles Dons0334043
NFL00000000100003
AAFC0100010053700064
Totals0100010063700067


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1941NFLDetroit Lions92
1945NFLDetroit Lions97
1946AAFCLos Angeles Dons106
1947AAFCLos Angeles Dons1412
1948AAFCLos Angeles Dons1414
1949AAFCLos Angeles Dons1211
1950NFLBaltimore Colts30
1951CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders5

Honors

1946 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (1st Team)
1946 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (1st Team)
1946 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1946 - AAFC Associated Press All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1947 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (1st Team)
1947 - AAFC Associated Press All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1947 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (1st Team)
1948 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (1st Team)
1948 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1948 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (2nd Team)