Nate Stupar

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Nathan Stupar
No. 52     Atlanta Falcons
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-03-14) March 14, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: State College, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: State College (PA) Area
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230
Debuted in 2013 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Tackles 12
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Stephen Nathan Stupar (born March 14, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). Stupar was originally drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football for Penn State University.

College career[edit]

A native of State College, PA, Stupar played at Penn State, where he appeared in 52 games (16 starts) and registered 205 tackles, five sacks, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and 12 passes defensed, in his career.

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Stupar was drafted in the 7th round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He later signed to the team’s practice squad following training camp and later released on September 12, 2012.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Stupar then signed with the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on November 19, 2012, and spent the remainder of the regular season with the Eagles.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

He was signed to the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers on January 8, 2013. Stupar was released by the 49ers on November 2, 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On November 4, 2013, the Jacksonville Jaguars were awarded Stupar on waivers.

On August 30, 2014, he was released on the final cuts. He had led the Jaguars in tackles during the preseason but was cut in lieu of J. T. Thomas, who is more multi-dimensional and able to play both special teams and all three linebacker positions.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On August 31, the Atlanta Falcons signed Stupar.[1] The Falcons added him to the 53-man roster. [2]

Personal[edit]

Stupar’s older brother, Jonathan, is an American football tight end, who played for the Buffalo Bills from 2009 to 2010. His uncle is retired NFL quarterback, Jeff Hostetler.

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