Mississippi Gulf Coast CC (2015-16)
Enrolled in January 2017 and participated in spring practice … Ranked as the No. 13 junior college wide receiver and the No. 117 overall prospect by 247Sports … Battled through a shoulder injury and finished with 13 receptions for 153 yards. Chose Arkansas over Colorado State, Troy and Louisiana-Monroe … Hauled in 31 receptions for 400 yards and three touchdowns as a freshman … Grabbed eight receptions at Southwest Mississippi … Over the final two games of the 2015 season, hauled in receptions of 47 and 62 yards while putting together a 109-yard performance with a score against Itawamba.
Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Football Team honoree and also played in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic … Named first-team All-Area and first-team All-Region as a junior and senior, while earning second-team All-State accolades as a senior … Two-time All-Region 4-6A selection … Totaled 63 receptions for 743 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Over 30 games at Gulfport High School, he scored 16 touchdowns, including 14 through the air, while totaling over 1,500 yards receiving … Recorded 60 tackles, including six tackles for loss and a pair of interceptions … Boomed a 55-yard punt with under two minutes to play after starting punter got hurt … Signed with Southern Mississippi out of high school and enrolled early in January of 2015 before transferring to Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Born on August 19, 1997 … Son of Melissa and James Nance Jr. … Has two brothers: James and Joel, and one younger sister, Sara … Sociology major.