Jayce Nelson
Jayce  Nelson


Port Neches, Texas

High School:
Port Neches-Groves HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Wide Receiver


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.


White Tops Red for Crawfish Bowl Title

Defenses dominate in annual spring scrimmage


Cardinals upset No. 17 Cowboys, 27-24

Carranco drills game-winner with time winding down


Lamar Falls in Overtime at Central Arkansas

Reggie Begelton becomes LU all-time receptions leader


Berry Sets Career Mark as Cards Pick Up Win

Lamar dumps GSU in season opener, Caleb Berry breaks 25-year old record


2014 Fall Camp - Receivers

Begelton, Roberts lead a strong group of Lamar receivers




The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at McNeese Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Big Red SN Guys, Jordan and Wesley, deliver their last Chalk Talk of the season - recapping the big win over #17 McNeese State 27-24 and the season as a whole.


Flight Plan::Football

The Lamar Cardinals (7-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) head to Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, LA to compete against McNeese State (6-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) in their final game of the season. Game time is slated for 6PM.


Highlights: UIW 20 - LU 31

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals take home the close win over Incarnate Word with a final score of 20-31. Lamar had yet another record breaking game when Mark Roberts became the first player in Lamar history to record 1,000 receiving yards.

The Cardinals will travel next week to McNeese to take on the Cowboys.


Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); The Lamar Cardinals are set to take on the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in the Big Red's final home game. It is also senior night for the Cards, and there will be a ceremony before the game honoring them individually.

Game is slated for 7PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium and online at www.bigredsn.com

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