Jamar Nesbit

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Jamar Nesbit
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Nesbit at the 2010 Saints Super Bowl parade
No. 63, 64, 67
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-12-17) December 17, 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth: Heidelberg, Germany
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 328 lb (149 kg)
Career information
College: South Carolina
Undrafted: 1999
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 153
Games Started: 90
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamar Kendric Nesbit (born December 17, 1976) is a former American football guard. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football at the University of South Carolina. Nesbit has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints.

He was suspended for four games during the 2008-2009 season for using a performance-enhancing drug. While serving his suspension, he lost his starting job to Carl Nicks. He had been using StarCaps, which contained the illegal loop diuretic Bumetanide, which is used to mask steroids/PED's. In 2010, Nesbit is suing the NFL, claiming that they knew that Bumetanide was in StarCaps, but they did not notify any of the players.[1]

High school and college career[edit]

He played football [clarification needed] at Summerville High School and was part of the Green Wave for John McKissick, the winningest American football coach. He played college football at the University of South Carolina.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

After going undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft, He signed as a free agent with Carolina Panthers.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

In 2003, He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He signed with the New Orleans Saints. In 2009, Nesbit won his first Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints.