Player to watch: Brian Gay

IRVING, Texas -- We continue our look at players who could contend at the Nelson with another sleeper of sorts.

Player: Brian Gay

Why he could win: He's been knocking on the door the past few years at TPC Four Seasons with top-15 finishes in three of his last four Nelsons. ... Gay is capable of going low, as his 63 in 2010 showed.

Best career Nelson finish: Tied for second in 2010

Best 2012 finish on PGA Tour: Tied for fourth at Valero Texas Open.