2 Dillon Nelson
2 Dillon Nelson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 173
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fairland, Ind.
High School: Triton Central
Position: DB
gp 10
tk 63.0
sac -
int 6
ffum -

Career Highlights

2018

* D3Football.com Honorable Mention All-American.
* D3Football.com All-North Region First Team honoree.
* Named to D3Football.com Team of the Week on October 16 after he posted five tackles for loss, three interceptions, and returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 21-17 win over Bluffton.
* First Team All-HCAC.
* Totaled a career-high 63 tackles.  Had one tackle for loss and recovered a fumble.
* Ranked second in the HCAC with six interceptions, three of which were returned for touchdowns.
* Also had five pass breakups.
* Also took over punting duties, puting 42 times for 1,472 yards.
* Longest punt totaled 56 yards.  Posted 12 punts inside the 20.

2017

* Second Team All-HCAC.
* Played in all 10 games during his junior campaign.
* Broke up four passes and picked off one pass for a touchdown.
* Made 48 tackles and had three tackles for loss.
* Helped Spartans to 6-4 overall record including a 5-3 mark in the HCAC

2016

* Second Team All-HCAC performer.
* Played in nine games.
* Tallied four pass breakups and three interceptions.  Returned one pick for a touchdown.
* Totaled 38 tackles.

2015

* D3Football.com All-North Region Second Team selection.
* First Team All-HCAC honoree.
* Played in nine games during his first season in a Manchester uniform.
* Led the HCAC with seven interceptions.  Also had five pass breakups.
* Returned one interception for a touchdown.
* Made 45 tackles and had two tackles for loss.
* Helped Spartans to an overall record of 5-4 and a conference record of 5-3.

At Manchester University

* Majoring in Exercise Science with a concentration in coaching.

High School Career

* Graduated from Triton Central High School in Fairland, Ind. 

Recent Games
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 38 34
Assists 25 14
Tackles 63.0 48.0
Tackles per game 6.3 6.0
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 6 5
Returned for touchdown 3 3
Fumble recoveries 1 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 1 -12 -12.0 0 0 - -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 - - - - - 1 1
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 - - - - - 1 1
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 6 233 38.8 51 1 3 0 0
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 3 65 21.7 35 1 0 0 0
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 2 57 28.5 43 1 0 0 0
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 8 271 33.9 54 1 1 0 0
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 2 92 46.0 56 2 0 1 0
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 5 178 35.6 43 1 3 1 1
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 8 323 40.4 50 3 2 1 0
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 4 129 32.3 43 1 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 4 124 31.0 44 1 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 - - - - - 2 3 1.5 2 0
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 - - - - - 1 1 1.0 1 0
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 - - - - - 1 1 1.0 1 0
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 1 -12 - - - -12
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 1 - - 3 - 3
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 1 - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 1 0 - 0 - 0
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 1 - - 1 - 1
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 1 - - 1 - 1
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 0 - - - - 1 - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 0 0 - - 0 2 - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 at Trine L, 55-7 4 6 10.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 8 at Alma L, 39-33 0 5 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 5 0 - - -
Sep 15 Defiance W, 57-26 3 0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 22 at Rose-Hulman L, 19-12 7 1 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Earlham W, 69-0 4 2 6.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 49-27 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 40 1 - - -
Oct 13 at Bluffton W, 21-17 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 3 87 2 - - -
Oct 20 Hanover L, 48-14 4 2 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 27 Franklin L, 45-24 7 1 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 10 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 35-6 6 5 11.0 - - 0 - - 1 - 1 0 0 1 - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 38 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 2 -12 -1.2 -6.0 0 0 1 1
Total 38 2 -12 -0.3 -6.0 0 0 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 9 - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - -
Total 38 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 38 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 9 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 42 1472 35.0 56 12 9 3 1
Total 38 42 1472 35.0 56 12 9 3 1
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - 1 27 27.0 0 27
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - 5 5 1.0 0 2
Total - - - - - 6 32 5.3 0 27
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 9 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 9 - - 27 - 27 3.0
2017-18 10 - - - - 0 .0
2018-19 10 -12 - 5 - -7 -.7
Total 38 -12 - 32 - 20 .5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 6 0.7 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
2016-17 6 0.7 - - - 0 1 - - - - 0
2017-18 6 0.6 - - - - 1 - - - - 0
2018-19 18 1.8 0 - - 0 3 - - - - 0
Total 36 0.9 0 - - 0 6 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 9 31 14 45.0 5.0 - - 2 6 - - - 7 125 5 -
2016-17 9 22 16 38.0 4.2 - - 0 - - - - 3 69 4 -
2017-18 10 29 19 48.0 4.8 - - 3 8 - - - 1 70 4 -
2018-19 10 38 25 63.0 6.3 - - 1 2 - 1 0 6 132 5 -
Total 38 120 74 194.0 5.1 - - 6 16 - 1 0 17 396 18 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 2 -12 -1.2 -6.0 0 0 1 1
Conference 8 2 -12 -1.5 -6.0 0 0 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 1 -12 -3.0 -12.0 0 0 1 1
Away 6 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 2 -12 -3.0 -6.0 0 0 - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - 1 1
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 1 -12 -3.0 -12.0 0 0 - -
October 4 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 1
November 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 42 1472 35.0 56 12 9 3 1
Conference 8 33 1174 35.6 56 10 6 3 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 16 601 37.6 56 7 2 2 0
Away 6 26 871 33.5 54 5 7 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 13 451 34.7 56 5 3 2 1
Losses 6 29 1021 35.2 54 7 6 1 0
-
August 1 6 233 38.8 51 1 3 0 0
September 4 15 485 32.3 56 5 1 1 0
October 4 17 630 37.1 50 5 5 2 1
November 1 4 124 31.0 44 1 0 0 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - 5 5 1.0 0 2
Conference - - - - - 5 5 1.0 0 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - 2 2 1.0 0 1
Away - - - - - 3 3 1.0 0 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - 1 0 0.0 0 0
Losses - - - - - 4 5 1.3 0 2
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - 2 3 1.5 0 2
October - - - - - 3 2 0.7 0 1
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 -12 - 5 - -7 -.7
Conference 8 -12 - 5 - -7 -.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 -12 - 2 - -10 -2.5
Away 6 0 - 3 - 3 .5
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 4 -12 - 0 - -12 -3.0
Losses 6 - - 5 - 5 .8
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 4 -12 - 3 - -9 -2.3
October 4 0 - 2 - 2 .5
November 1 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 18 1.8 0 - - 0 3 - - - - 0
Conference 18 2.3 0 - - 0 3 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - 0 - - - - - 0
Away 18 3.0 0 - - 0 3 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 12 3.0 0 - - 0 2 - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.0 - - - 0 1 - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 0 - - 0 0 - - - - 0
October 18 4.5 0 - - 0 3 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 38 25 63.0 6.3 - - 1 2 - 1 0 6 132 5 -
Conference 8 34 14 48.0 6.0 - - 1 2 - 1 0 5 127 4 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 18 5 23.0 5.8 - - 1 2 - - - - - 3 -
Away 6 20 20 40.0 6.7 - - 0 - - 1 0 6 132 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 16 9 25.0 6.3 - - 1 2 - 1 0 4 87 2 -
Losses 6 22 16 38.0 6.3 - - 0 - - - - 2 45 3 -
-
August 1 4 6 10.0 10.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 1 -
September 4 14 8 22.0 5.5 - - 1 2 - - - 1 5 1 -
October 4 14 6 20.0 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 4 127 2 -
November 1 6 5 11.0 11.0 - - 0 - - 1 0 1 0 1 -