Career Bests: Javelin - 221-4 3/4
All-Time Rank at Alabama: Javelin - 5th
Sophomore (2008-09): Bettered his previous personal best in the javelin by over 10 feet at the Florida Relays with a throw of 221-4 3/4 ranking sixth in the SEC...finished 12th at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the javelin (195-4)...placed 19th in the javelin at the Mideast Regional with a throw of 196-6.
Freshman (2007-08): Threw a season best 210-6 in the javelin at the Sun Angel Classic...placed 12th in the javelin at the Outdoor SEC Championships...threw the javelin 207-9 to place 11th at the Mideast Region Championships.
Prep and Personal: Alabama state champion in the javelin in 2007 with a throw of 187-05.00...the throw of 187-05.00 set a new Alabama state record in the javelin...Birthday: January 5, 1989...Parents: Mike Denkers and Julie Nelms...Siblings: Torie Denkers, Tanner Nelms, and Taylor Nelms...Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.