Gophers QB Philip Nelson Discusses Debut Start

Updated: 10/23/2012 8:55 PM KSTP.com By: Chris Long

Gophers freshman quarterback Philip Nelson made his first collegiate start over the weekend, and talked to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS for the first time since he was installed as the starter.

At the team's weekly press availability Nelson talked about his debut, the jitters he faced - and handled - starting at Wisconsin, his relationship with former starter / current WR MarQueis Gray, and Nelson's own hopes for the future.

Click the video box on this page to view our extended cut of Nelson's comments.