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Bill Nelsen

William Keith Nelsen

Position: QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 195 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: January 29, 1941 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: El Rancho
College: USC   (school history)    (Nelsen college stats)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 10th round (136th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.
1-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

Playing Record

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1975 ATL 26 18 19 15 20 20 19 23 18 19 19 17 19 12 19 12 23 19 22 15 13 23 21 6 12 21 25 21 12 6 11
1976 ATL 28 21 18 25 27 27 24 23 23 25 21 25 13 20 28 21 25 27 20 22 12 25 25 25 24 9 6 11 14 15 15
1984 DET 28 23 24 24 16 12 21 12 23 14 15 3 8 11 13 17 15 20 17 23 25 19 8 22 1 22 6 21 23 24 26
0 yr %tile

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1975 34 NFL Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator
1976 35 NFL Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator
1984 43 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Marion Campbell Offensive Coordinator
Monte Clark Offensive Coordinator
Pat Peppler Offensive Coordinator