Nate Potter

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Nate Potter
No. --     Free agent
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-16) May 16, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Denver, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Boise (ID) Timberline
College: Boise State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Debuted in 2012 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Consensus All-American (2011)
  • First-team All-MWC (2011)
  • First-team All-WAC (2009, 2010)
  • Second-team Academic All-American (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games played 21
Games started 6
Stats at NFL.com

Nate Potter (born May 16, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football for Boise State University and was recognized as an All-American. The Cardinals drafted him in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Potter was born in Denver, Colorado. He attended Timberline High School in Boise and was a standout lineman for the Timberline Wolves high school football team.[1]

College career[edit]

Potter attended Boise State University, where he played for the Boise State Broncos football team from 2008 to 2011. He grayshirted and later redshirted in 2007. In 2008, he started three games at left tackle and five games at right tackle for the Broncos.[2]

Potter earned ESPN's second-team Academic All-America honors on November 23, 2010.[1] He earned first-team All-WAC honors for the second straight season following the 2010 season.[3] In 2011, Potter was a consensus All-American.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Potter was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[5] He played eight games that season.[6] He was released with an injury settlement on August 30, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kellen Moore and Nate Potter Named Second-Team Academic All-Americans". broncosports.com. November 23, 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  2. ^ Cripe, Chad (August 11, 2010). "Boise State's Nate Potter moves to left guard". Idaho Statesman. Retrieved 2010-12-30. [dead link]
  3. ^ Southorn, Dave (December 7, 2010). "Eleven Broncos get WAC first team selection". The Idaho Press-Tribune. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  4. ^ "Nate Potter Bio". broncosports.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Nate Potter Draft". nfl.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  6. ^ "Nate Potter Profile". nfl.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013.

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