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- Given name Jordy Ray Nelson…Born in Manhattan, Kan. …Married to Emily, who played basketball at Bethel College (Kan.)…Wife runs mentoring program at Fort Howard Elementary School in Green Bay…Won a national AAU championship in the 400 meters as a 10-year-old…Parents, Alan and Kim, are lifelong farmers who opened Nelson’s Landing in 2007, a sports bar/restaurant in Leonardville, Kan. …Growing up, his family had season tickets to Kansas State football…High school: Second-team all-state selection for all divisions as a senior at both quarterback and defensive back at Riley County (Kan.) High School…Earned first-team 3A all-state honors from the Topeka Capital-Journal at quarterback…Connected on 62 percent of his passes for 1,029 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior
- Also rushed for 1,572 yards, averaging 9.8 yards per carry with 25 touchdowns…Named Flint Hills Player of the Year by the Manhattan Mercury…Was a two-time first-team All-Mid-East League selection…Played in the 2003 Kansas Shrine Bowl…Named first-team all-state as a senior in basketball for all divisions by the Topeka-Capital Journal…Set school career records for blocks (161), steals (225) and assists (325)…Named Flint Hills Player of the Year in basketball by the Manhattan Mercury…Won 3A track titles in the 100, 200, 400 and long jump at the 2003 state meet
- Set division records in the 100 meters (10.63) and 200 meters (21.64)…Community involvement: Signed autographs and interacted with kids at the City of Green Bay’s annual Kids Day…Participated in the Donald Driver Celebrity Softball Game…Appeared at Families of Children with Cancer holiday party…Hobbies/interests: Enjoys working on the family farm, listening to country music and watching SportsCenter…Enjoys playing cards with teammates, and says he has learned 12-15 new games since joining the Packers…Traveled to Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta on a cruise during the offseason…Residence: Green Bay
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