Akoya Nelson
Akoya  Nelson

Program Services Specialist for Football

Alma Mater:
Memphis, 2011


Memphis Football: Inside the Tigers' Winter/Summer Workouts

Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.

Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!


Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

Akoya Nelson is in her fourth year as the Program Services Specialist for Football. In her role, Nelson works with Director of Player Personnel Adam Lechtenberg, coordinating the Tigers' recruiting efforts.

She also provides administrative support to the Memphis coaching staff.

As an undergraduate student at the University of Memphis, Nelson worked two years as a student assistant in the football office prior to being hired full time. She also volunteered with the marketing department during her time as a student.

Nelson received her bachelor's degree in Sports Management from Memphis in 2011. She is a native of Pulaski, Tenn.

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