University of Virginia Safety Brenton Nelson
A great side story taking place in Virginia football this season is the success of walk on safety Brenton Nelson. In last weeks win over Connecticut Brenton had eight tackles and 1 interception, the 1st of his career. The pickoff of Bryant Shirreffs came at the goal line as the Huskies threatened to score. Nelson came to UV as a track athlete with a desire to play football. Talk about pennies from heaven.