Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
BYU football: Stanford receiver transferring to BYU
College football » Kenau Nelson will be immediately eligible to play this season
First Published Apr 07 2014 11:59 am • Last Updated Apr 07 2014 11:31 pm

Provo • Another receiver who spent most of his college career at another school is transferring to BYU.

Monday, coach Bronco Mendenhall announced that receiver Keanu Nelson, who played sparingly at Stanford the past three seasons, will join BYU’s football team this fall. Nelson will graduate this spring with a degree in science, technology and society and will be immediately eligible to play for BYU for one year.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Nelson, 5-foot-11, 184 lbs., saw action in five games for the Cardinal last fall as a receiver and a punt returner.

"We look forward to having Keanu join our program. He is a talented athlete and his high football IQ should serve him well during the transition while preparing to contribute to our team this season," Mendenhall said.

Nelson played high school football in Tucson, Ariz. (Sabino High School) and was the fourth-ranked recruit from Arizona his senior year after catching 61 passes for 1,135 yards and eight touchdowns.

In February, BYU signed UTEP transfer Jordan Leslie, who is also graduating this spring, and Riverside (Calif.) College receiver Ashante Blackmon, who began his college career at Oregon. Those two receivers will also join the program this summer.




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.