Nelson Guthrie Bio
Nelson Guthrie Bio
Organization: Football
Alma Mater: Winston-Salem State, 1961

Nelson Guthrie is Inducted into the WSSU C.E. “Big House” Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for his achievements in football.  An All-Conference running back (1960-1961), Guthrie led the league in rushing both seasons and was an NAIA All-American (1961).  Ranked ninth on WSSU’s all-time rushing list, Guthrie amassed an impressive 2,256 rushing yards as a Ram.  Guthrie ranks sixth all-time in scoring with 162 points.  Also a standout performer on the WSSU golf team he graduated from WSSU in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.