Defensive Line 94
Salem Hills HS
- Career-high four tackles, including a sack, in BYU's 26-20 (2OT) win over No. 9 Baylor on Sept. 10, 2022.
- Played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2021
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- Major: Economics
- Parents are David Nelson and Amberli Gustin
- His mom played basketball for BYU from 1989-1994
- His dad played basketball for Boise State, while his grandpa played football for the Broncos
- His brother and sister both play college basketball
- Three-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports
- Played both offensive line and defensive line for Salem Hills High School
- Named to Deseret News 5A All-State First Team
- His senior year he tallied 50 total tackles with 12 sacks, six tackles for loss and one fumble recovery that he returned for a touchdown
- Coached by Harry Schwenke
- Also recruited by Idaho State, Weber State, Utah State and Boise State
BYU Hall of Fame
Freshman Year 2021
- Played in all 13 games, one of just 26 players on the team to do so in 2021.
- Nine games with at least one tackle.
- Season and career-best two tackles, 0.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks vs. Virginia.
- Recorded first career pass break-up in 35-31 win at USC.
- Recorded first career tackler in 24-16 win over Arizona.
Sophmore Year 2022
- Career-high four tackles, including a sack, in BYU's 26-20 (2OT) win over No. 9 Baylor on Sept. 10.
Medical Redshirt Year