|Position: Wide receiver|
High school: Anoka (MN)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
Name Ben Nelson
|Date of birth: (1979-08-21) August 21, 1979 (age 36)|
Place of birth: Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Benjamin Scott Nelson (born August 21, 1979) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He has also spent time as a member of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at St. Cloud State.
Nelson was also a member of the Colorado Crush and Cleveland Gladiators. He was the AFL Rookie of the Year in 2006.
On June 1, 2015, the SaberCats placed Nelson on reassignment. On June 2, 2015, he was claimed by the Spokane Shock. On June 3, 2015, Nelson was placed on recallable reassignment. On June 19, 2015, Nelson was assigned to the San Jose SaberCats.