Steve Nelson is best known for his 14-year career (1974-1987) as a linebacker with the New England Patriots. A three-time All Pro Selection (1980, 1984 and 1985), Steve Nelson was inducted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame in 1993. Throughout his professional playing career, Nelson only missed a total of three games, and currently ranks sixth all-time in games played for the New England Patriots.
Steve Nelson is the former Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Curry College, where he holds the record of being the winniest coach in Curry College history. His peers recognized Coach Nelson with Coach of the Year honors in 1998 and in 2003.
Steve Nelson is currently a regular contributor on Sports Radio WEEI’s 850 AM Big Show with Glen Ordway, and he serves as a football analyst for WCVB Channel 5’s New England Patriot telecasts.