Class of 2003
Andy Nelson was a star football player in college and in the National Football League.
After a stellar career at Athens High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track, . Nelson went on to star at Memphis State Univer- sity. At Memphis State he lettered in football and basketball (1955-56) and was inducted into the Memphis State University Sports Hall ofFame in 1976.
He was drafted by the Baltimore Colts where he played seven years and was traded to the New York Giants in 1964. He was a member of two World Championship Teams and made All Pro in 1958-59 and was selected to the All Time Baltimore Colts Team. Nelson now lives in Baltimore.
Athens High School (1951)
Lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track
Memphis State University (1952-1956)
Lettered in football and basketball; MVP 1955-56; inducted into Memphis State Sports Hall of Fame 1976)
Drafted by the Baltimore Colts (1957)
Member of2 World Championship Teams (1958-59); All Pro (1958-59); Selected to Pro Bowl Team (1960); selected to the All Time Baltimore Colts Team Played 7 years with Baltimore and traded to New York Giants