Dan Nugent

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Dan Nugent
No. 62
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1953-08-22)August 22, 1953
Place of birth: Mount Clemens, Michigan
Date of death: October 18, 2001(2001-10-18) (aged 48)
Place of death: Boca Raton, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Pompano Beach (FL)
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 58
Games started: 24
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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.

Early life[edit]

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.[1]

College career[edit]

Nugent attended and played college football at Auburn University, where he played tight end before moving to guard.[1]

Professional career[edit]

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.[2][3] He played for the Redskins from 1976 to 1980, before being cut during the 1981 offseason due to a herniated disc.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Nugent married his wife, Lauren, in 1985. He sold knee and hip implant supplies for Howmedica Osteonics of South Florida.[1] He died on October 18, 2001 in Boca Raton, Florida from leukemia.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "D. Nugent, Ex-nfl Player". Sun-Sentinel. October 19, 2001. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  2. ^ "Redskins cut Matuszak". Wilmington Morning Star. Google News Archives. September 7, 1976. p. 13. Retrieved October 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Quarterback Tetralogy: Rams To Eagles". Pro Football Journal. March 12, 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Nugent Wins Redress For Redskins Injury". The Washington Post. September 7, 1983. Retrieved 2015-10-09. 

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