April 26, 2006

Nielsen picks up second offer of the day

It is probably safe to say that today has been a big day for Humboldt linebacker Tyler Nielsen. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound linebacker picked up not one, but two Big Ten scholarship offers.

First, the Iowa Hawkeyes extended an offer to Nielsen and high school teammate Cody Hundertmark this afternoon. Then, the junior added an offer from the Purdue Boilermakers this evening.

Nielsen, who has been timed at 4.50 in the forty, earned first team all-state honors in collecting 81 tackles as a junior.

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