Defensive Line/Run-Game Coordinator
Southern California, 2002
11th year/2nd at NCSU
Earned a B.A. from Southern California in 2002.
Born in Los Angeles on March 20, 1979.
College - Played defensive lineman at Southern California where he was an All-Pac 10 Conference selection as a sophomore. Recorded a career-best 39 tackles in 1999. Current NC State head coach Dave Doeren was a grad assistant at USC when Nielsen was a player; Professional - Signed as an undrafted free agent with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, then played one season of Arena Football with the Los Angeles Avengers.
2012 Northern Illinois, 2011 Northern Illinois, 2009 Central Connecticut State.
RYAN NIELSEN'S COACHING CAREER:
|2008-09||Central Connecticut St.||Defensive Coor./Defensive Line/Linebackers|
|2010||Tennessee-Martin||Defensive Line/Special Team|
|2011||Northern Illinois||Defensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator|
|2012||Northern Illinois||Co-Defensive Coor./Defensive Line/Recruiting Coor.|
|2013||NC State||Defensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator|
|2014||NC State||Defensive Line/Run-Game Coordinator|