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Jordy Nelson
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Jordy Nelson

Kansas State

The Manhattan, Kan., native walked on at Kansas State and drew national attention during his sophomore campaign when he caught 45 passes and eight touchdowns. Injuries largely derailed Nelson's junior season, but he showed his stats weren't a fluke when he caught 122 passes for 1,606 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season with the Wildcats.

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