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Philip Nelson Discusses Commitment to U

The 2012 Minnesota class is off to a hot start. Head coach Jerry Kill and his staff have already locked up arguable the state's top wide receiver and top safety prospects. Today he received a commitment from likely the top quarterback when Philip Nelson decided to don the Maroon and Gold.

"I knew there would be no better situation for me as a quarterback, and the coaching staff is so close to one another and they aren't going anywhere, so they are a very stable coaching staff," he said. "I fit the offense perfectly, and I feel comfortable being around those guys, so I pulled the trigger." The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Nelson had a dominant junior season, throwing for 2,300 yards and 3...

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