Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson To Play At South AlabamaA former Gopher quarterback is heading back to school and back to the football field. Philip Nelson transferred to Rutgers after the 2013 season, but they kicked him off the team following a fight in Mankato that left MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad with brain injuries.
No Jail Time For Fmr. Gophers QB In Mankato Bar BrawlFormer University of Minnesota football player Philip Nelson will not serve any jail time following a fight outside a Mankato bar last May. Nelson heard his sentence before a packed courtroom in Blue Earth County Monday.
Fmr. Gopher QB Pleads Guilty In Assault CaseA plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.
Fmr. Gopher QB Philip Nelson Enters Guilty Plea In Mankato AssaultFormer Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson filed a petition to enter a guilty plea Tuesday in the attack that left former Mankato State University linebacker Isaac Kolstad with brain trauma. According to Nelson's attorney James D. Fleming, Nelson filed a petition to plea guilty to fifth degree assault, a misdemeanor charge, and have all felonies dropped.
Podcast Page: 1-20-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeListen to portions of Mike Max's exclusive interview with Philip Nelson and other Tuesday highlights, by clicking the link above.
WCCO's Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Former Gophers QB Philip NelsonA fight in Mankato that lasted only a few seconds changed three young lives forever. One person is struggling to walk and talk because of his injuries. Two others face the possibility of prison. One of them is former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson.
Squad Car Footage Released Of Former Gophers QBNew video out Wednesday night shows a former Gopher quarterback in the back of a squad car during his arrest last May.
New Evidence May Alter Outcome Of Kolstad Assault CaseThere is new evidence in the assault case against former Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson. A forensic expert says it's unclear if Nelson contributed to Mankato football star Isaac Kolstad's brain injury. Surveillance video shows what happened outside a Mankato bar on May 11.
Prosecution Expert: Kick Was Minor Factor In Player's InjuryA prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad.
2014 In Review: Top Local Sports HeadlinesIt was another crazy year on the Minnesota sports scene with plenty of great moments, some tough times and two coaches dismissed. Throw in a national title that nobody will remember on the college scene, and it's been another very interesting year depending on which sports team you follow most.
Isaac Kolstad Tells Of Recovery From Near Fatal FightOn Monday, for the first time, Isaac Kolstad shared his own story with WCCO.
Lawyers For Kolstad, Nelson Both Say Fight Video ‘Speaks For Itself’For the first time, we're seeing what happened before a former Mankato State football player was hit and kicked, changing his life forever. The newly released video shows Isaac Kolstad approaching former U of M quarterback Philip Nelson. He appears to take a shot at Nelson, who then falls to the ground.