Iowa defensive lineman Anthony Nelson poses for a headshot during the 2019 Scouting Combine,Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 in Indianapolis. (Logan Bowles via AP)

Anthony Nelson

OLB

#98

Experience: R

Height: 6-7

Age: 22

Weight: 271 lbs

College: Iowa

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Biography

The Buccaneers selected defensive lineman Anthony Nelson out of the University of Iowa with the 107th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-7, 271-pound defensive end played in all 39 games of his three-year career with the Hawkeyes, starting the last two seasons. He ranked second in the Big Ten and 17th in the nation in sacks during the 2018 season with 9.5 and had two sacks in the Pinstripe Bowl.

Nelson earned an invitation to the 2019 NFL Combine where he ran a 4.82 40-yard dash with a sub-seven-second three-cone drill (6.95).

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