Colorado receiver Nelson Spruce sets Pac-12 record for most receptions

Nelson Spruce (#22) set the receptions record for most in Pac-12 history.

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Colorado senior wide receiver Nelson Spruce recorded his 260th career reception for Colorado during his game vs. UCLA on Saturday.

Spruce broke the record previously held by Arizona’s Mike Thomas. Thomas played for Arizona from 2005-08. Entering the game against the Bruins, Spruce had 51 receptions for 563 yards (11 yards per catch) with 2 TDs this season.

Spruce also had 106 receptions last season, with 55 his sophomore season and 44 his freshman season.

To see a video of the catch that set the record, check above.

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