Prister’s Thursday Thoughts

Most pre-season “watch lists” are meaningless. So, too, are individual rankings by writers who have no bearing on the draft. Quenton Nelson the No. 21 OG? Please.
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Vision Quest

Irish offensive line coach Harry Hiestand has one goal for his quintet entering the fall.
April 5, 2017

Quenton Nelson to return for senior year

After receiving a second-round draft grade and debating an early exit, guard Quenton Nelson has decided to return to Notre Dame for his senior season.
January 15, 2017

Tough acts to follow for McGlinchey, Nelson

All Mike McGlinchey had to do was switch positions and replace two first-round picks. All Quenton Nelson had to do was meet All-American hype. Turns out, that’s as hard as it sounds.
September 15, 2016


Football is here! It's time to call your shot for the season opener. Who will it be - Texas or Notre Dame?
September 2, 2016

Not quite full Nelson: Q shapes up

Quenton Nelson dropped 30 pounds this off-season to improve his game. He likes his new look.
August 23, 2016

“This Is Left Side”

Once again, the left side – the strongest side – of Harry Hiestand’s offensive front sets the tone in South Bend.
August 19, 2016

ND A-to-Z: Quenton Nelson

Quenton Nelson is a wide body with a brawler’s mentality. Strong and overpowering, Nelson must continue to work on his technique, particularly as a pass blocker. He has the versatility to play anywhere along the offensive line, although the Irish prefer him at guard.
June 10, 2015