Two Oregon Ducks were honored by the Pac-10 Conference today when it was announced that J.D. Nelson…
J.D. Nelson on Watch-List
The senior-to-be and preseason all-conference pick has started his last 23 games for the Ducks, recording a career single-game best 13 tackles in 2005 vs. USC as well as intercepting one pass in last season's Holiday Bowl loss to Oklahoma.
The Football Writers Association of America award, sponsored by the Charlotte (NC) Touchdown Club, will be given to one of five finalists Dec. 4 as selected by the FWAA All-America committee
Former Oregon defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was one of the five finalists for last year's award won by Louisville defensive end Elvis Dumervil.
Nelson stands as one of seven nominees for the award from the Pac-10.
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