Cooper Nelson

Cooper Nelson
  • : Hurdles
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Galena, Ill.
  • High School: Amboy

Will serve as a team captain this season…three-year letter winner…posted the seventh best time in school history indoors in the 60 hurdles (7.33) last year…in 2015 he was presented the Coaches Appreciation Award…shared 2014 Rookie of the Year honors…he was also a four-year letter winner for the Norse football team…multiple letter winner in track and football while at Amboy High…named team's MVP in track…he was crowned the sectional champion in the 300 hurdles qualifying for the Illinois 2A State Meet Championships…rushed for over 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior for the Clippers…helped Clippers reach the quarterfinals of the Illinois High School 2A State Tournament…3 Rivers Conference all-conference honoree as a running back and defensive back…also named to the Sauk Valley all-area team…academic all-conference honoree…member of the National Honor Society…son of David and Laura Nelson.



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