Defensive Players to Watch in 2014: No. 5 Justis Nelson

Published 07/14 2014 06:38PM

Updated 07/15 2014 07:37PM

LUBBOCK, TX -- Red Raider Nation completed its top-five list of offensive Red Raider football players last week for the upcoming season, and now RRN will kick off its top-five list of defensive players with Justis Nelson.

Nelson is a cornerback with good fundamentals.  He’s more than 180 pounds, and 6’2” tall.  Cornerbacks go in cycles where teams will have bigger guys for a while, and then the trend is for smaller guys. 

Nelson will be covering Big 12 receivers and high-pass offenses.  RRN thinks Nelson is the big cornerback who can make big plays for the Red Raider this year.   

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