Daniel Lawrence Nugent (August 22, 1953 – August 18, 2001) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Auburn University.
Nugent was born in Mount Clemens, Michigan and then moved to Florida. He attended Pompano Beach High School, where he played football as a tight end and defensive lineman from 1968 to 1970.
Nugent attended and played college football at Auburn University, where he played tight end before moving to guard.
Nugent was selected in the third round of the 1975 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. He was then traded to the Washington Redskins in 1976 for second and third round draft picks. He played for the Redskins from 1976 to 1980, before being cut during the 1981 offseason due to a herniated disc.
Nugent married his wife, Lauren, in 1985. He sold knee and hip implant supplies for Howmedica Osteonics of South Florida. He died on October 18, 2001 in Boca Raton, Florida from leukemia.