Sep 17, 2011; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks mascot performs with the crowd during the game against the Troy Trojans at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Monty Nelson Visits Arkansas


2013 defensive tackle Monty Nelson officially visited the Arkansas Razorbacks on January 18th.

Nelson has offers from fourteen teams. These teams include: Arkansas, Indiana, Louisville, Missouri, Ole Miss, Florida Atlantic, Illinois, Michigan State, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Wake Forest, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Nelson is a 6’2″, 310 pound defensive tackle for Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He played this past season at Plantation High School.

Plantation made it into the Class 7A Florida State Playoffs and lost to Central High School in the Regional Semifinals.

The three-star recruit is currently ranked 140th in the state of Florida and 60th among defensive tackles by 247Sports.

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