Listed as the starter at the X receiver coming of the spring … Has played in 27 games earning seven starts during his career.
2014 (Junior): Played in 11 games earning seven starts … Caught 24 passes for 311 yards and six touchdowns … Returned four punts for 31 yards … Also recorded a tackle on the season … Opened the year with a two-catch performance for 47 yards and a score against Grambling State … Had three catches for 51 yards and a score against Houston Baptist … Caught a career-high eight passes for 89 yards and two touchdowns at Central Arkansas … Returned three punts for 26 yards, including a season-long of 27 yards against Incarnate Word … Hauled in five passes for 47 yards and a touchdown in the win at McNeese State.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in 10 games ... Hauled in six passes for 40 yards ... Also recorded a tackle on special teams ... Caught a season-high three passes against Nicholls State ... Caught one pass for a season-long 15 yards in the season opener ... Also had a 12-yard reception at Sam Houston State.
2012: Played in six games on the year without recording a statistic ...First collegiate appearance came in 31-0 win over Langston (9/22).
High School: Led Port Neches-Groves High School to a 7-3 overall record in 2011 ... District 20-4A Offensive MVP as a senior ... Honorable mention all-state selection as a junior and senior ... Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold First Team as a junior and senior ... Named to Port Arthur News Super Team as a junior and senior ... Caught 62 passes for 1,033 yards and 10 touchdowns, setting school records for receiving yards, touchdowns and receptions in a single season ... All-State Academic selection ... Also starred on the Port Neches-Groves basketball team.
Personal: Jayce Nelson was born on Aug. 15, 1994 ... Son of James and Donnah Nelson ... Majoring in kinesiology.