Former New Mexico State tight end Kyle Nelson was drafted by the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL, Monday May 2nd as the 33rd pick. Nelson joins Davon House, who was drafted this past weekend by the Green Bay Packers.
Nelson competed for the Aggies from 2007-10 playing tight end and as the team’s long snapper. As a senior, Nelson caught 41 passes for 371 yards and a touchdown, averaging nine yards a catch and 30.9 yards per game. He ended his career with 66 receptions for 559 yards and two touchdowns. Nelson also played on special teams, collecting 18 tackles in his four seasons.