Charles Nelson in Week 2 of Spring Practice

Charles Nelson is a senior and one of the most versatile athletes in college football. He is also in his second week of spring practices 2017 and on Wednesday Nelson spoke to reporters about workouts and

One of the first things Willie Taggart did when he arrived at Oregon was to meet with the team and seek out some of the key performers including Nelson.

"He (Taggart) just said put the ball in my hands and try to make plays," related Nelson to his first contact with Taggart. "He told me we'll see what happens."

Nelson can make a lot of things happen. During his career at Oregon he has scored a total of 22 touchdowns by rushing, receiving returning punts and kickoffs. He's also played safety during his sophomore year in 2015.

No wonder Taggart wants to put the ball in Nelson's hands, and likely that will happen a lot in 2017 also.


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