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Bruce Nelson<br>(Carlos Osorsis AP)
Bruce Nelson
(Carlos Osorsis AP)
By Ron Maly

Date: Nov 1, 2002

IOWA CITY, IA - Bruce Nelson says there are only two stoplights in all of Palo Alto county -- and both of them are in his hometown of Emmetsburg in northwest Iowa. Nelson, who will start his 45th consecutive game for Iowa's football team Saturday, said the small-town Iowans on the roster "take a lot of (good-natured) grief from the Chicago guys.'' But Nelson quickly adds that "there isn't a better place to grow up'' than Emmetsburg. Also, Brad Banks is making a late run for the Heisman.

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