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Nelson Agholor

Wide Receiver (WR) #15 Baltimore Ravens
Birthday May 24, 1993
Age 30 years
Height 6' 0''
Weight 198 lbs
College USC
Draft Year 2015
Draft Info 2015: Rd 1, Pk 20 (PHI)

Nelson Agholor is a Nigerian-American football wide receiver who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens. He was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Agholor played with the Eagles for five seasons during which he won a Super Bowl. He has also played for the Las Vegas Raiders and the New England Patriots.

He was born to Felix Agholor and Caroline Agholor in Lagos, Nigeria. Nelson moved to the United States with his parents when he was five years old. The family settled in Florida where Nelson attended Berkeley Preparatory School. Agholor has four siblings; two brothers Franklin, and Kobe, and two sisters.

Nelson played as a running back, wide receiver, and defensive back for the Berkeley Buccaneers. He played college football at USC where he played from 2012 to 2014. He decided to forgo his senior college season to enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

Talking about his relationships, Nelson Agholor is single as of 2024. He previously dated Viviana Volpicelli. They met at the University of Southern California. The former lovebirds made their relationship official in 2017, and they reportedly separated in 2019.

Career Highlights

  • Agholor was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • He signed a four-year contract with the Eagles on May 7, 2015, for $9.5 million with a signing bonus of $5.1 million.
  • Nelson played 13 games in his rookie season, starting in 12 of them. He finished the season with 283 receiving yards and a touchdown.
  • He made 14 starts in his second season in which he recorded 365 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
  • In the 2017 season, Agholor played in the jersey number #13. He had played his first two seasons with #17.
  • 2017 was a breakout year for Agholor when he recorded 768 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
  • The Eagles picked the fifth-year option in his contract on April 30, 2018, so that Agholor could play for them in the 2019 season.
  • He signed a one-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders on March 25, 2020. Agholor finished the season with 896 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
  • Nelson played the 2021 and 2022 seasons with the New England Patriots during which he played in 31 games for them.
  • On March 24, 2023, Nelson signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens for $3.25 million.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2015 Philadelphia Eagles 13 12 23 283 12.3 53 1
2016 Philadelphia Eagles 15 14 36 365 10.1 40 2 5 14 2.8 5 0 1 0
2017 Philadelphia Eagles 16 10 62 768 12.4 72 8 1 7 7 7 0 0 0
2018 Philadelphia Eagles 16 16 64 736 11.5 83 4 3 32 10.7 16 0 1 0
2019 Philadelphia Eagles 11 10 39 363 9.3 43 3 2 7 3.5 16 0 2 1
2020 Las Vegas Raiders 16 13 48 896 18.7 85 8
2021 New England Patriots 15 13 37 473 12.8 44 3 3 11 3.7 6 0
2022 New England Patriots 16 7 31 362 11.7 44 2 2 2
2023 Baltimore Ravens 14 2 25 314 12.6 37 3 1 0
TOTAL 132 97 365 4560 12.4 85 34 14 71 5.1 16 0 7 3

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