Benny Nelson
No. 22
Position:Halfback / Defensive Back
Personal information
Born: (1941-04-01) April 1, 1941 (age 81)
Gadsden, Alabama
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Huntsville (Huntsville, Alabama)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:1964 / Round: 5 / Pick: 61
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

James Benjamin Nelson (born April 1, 1941) is a former American football halfback and defensive back. He played one season for the AFL's Houston Oilers in 1964. Nelson was co-captain on the 1963 Alabama Crimson Tide football team.[1]

who Forrest Gump portrays as the Alabama half back who made the 1963 all American team.

References

  1. ^ "Alabama Football | Bryant Museum". Archived from the original on October 14, 2015. Retrieved November 15, 2015.