WINNIPEG, MB., January 23, 2020 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the present day announce the membership has signed pending free agent receiver/returner Charles Nelson to a two-year extension.
Nelson (5-Eight, 175, Oregon, October 28, 1995, Daytona Seashore, FL) has spent elements of the previous two seasons with Winnipeg. He’s performed in 5 video games, together with 4 in 2019, earlier than struggling a season ending damage. Final season, Nelson recorded 19 punt returns for 231 yards (10.three common), and returned ten kickoffs for 202 yards.
Nelson performed 4 seasons for the Oregon Geese, catching 124 passes for 1,555 yards and 14 touchdowns. Nelson additionally had 2,424 kick return yards and two kick return touchdowns throughout his time at Oregon. In 2014, Nelson acquired the Gordon E. Wilson Award for being Oregon’s high particular groups standout and was given 1st-Staff Pac-12 All-Convention honours in 2015.