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Nick Nelson earns Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week Award

Special Teams Player of the Week

Nick Nelson, Wisconsin

Jr., CB, Glenarden, Md./Suitland

• Scored the first punt return touchdown of his career on a 50-yard return to open the scoring in the first quarter of Wisconsin’s victory over Michigan

• His touchdown marked the Badgers’ first punt return TD since Kenzel Doe ran back an 82-yard return vs. Utah State on Sept. 15, 2012

• Added an 18-yard return in the fourth quarter to set up Wisconsin's final field goal, as well as two tackles and a team-high two pass break-ups

• Receives his first career Special Teams Player of the Week award

• Last Wisconsin Special Teams Player of the Week: Rafael Gaglianone (Sept. 5, 2016)

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