54 Charles Nelson
Charles  Nelson


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Valley Christian HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 306



AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans... Listed as an offensive tackle on the 2017 preseason depth chart... Also capable of playing center and guard... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2014... First joined the team for 2014 fall preseason drills.

2016: Played in seven games as a reserve offensive lineman and offensive lineman in kick-scoring situations.

2015: Did not see any game action.

2014: Completed a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 CalHiSports.com third-team all-state selection for Valley Christian High in San José, Calif. (Coach Mike Machado)... Also named the 2013 West Catholic Athletic League Most Valuable Offensive Lineman, San Francisco Chronicle first-team All-Metro and San José Mercury News first-team All-Central Coast Section honoree as a senior... Began his high school career playing center as a sophomore before moving to left tackle his junior season.

MORE ON CHARLES: A communication studies major... Interested in becoming a police officer... Enjoys camping, fishing and duck hunting... He is a native of San José.