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The Birmingham City Council has recognized former UAB wide receiver J. J. Nelson for his accomplishments on and off the field

jjnelsonThe Birmingham City Council has recognized former UAB wide receiver J. J. Nelson for his accomplishments while part of the football program. Councilor Sheila Tyson has tracked his progress since the program was shut down, and was able to accept the “Jet Award” on his behalf that honors the best kick returners in the country. Nelson was named the 2014 most valuable kick returner and is a considered a top pick in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org