Martin Nance

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Martin Nance
No. 15
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1983-05-26) May 26, 1983 (age 36)
Maryland Heights, Missouri
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
College:Miami (Ohio)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:33
Receiving TDs:0
Player stats at

Martin Nance (born May 26, 1983) is a marketing executive and entrepreneur who formerly played as an American football wide receiver. A graduate of Miami University (BA Accounting), University of Michigan (MBA) and Harvard Business School (Executive Education). He played college football at Miami University in Ohio where he still holds numerous receiving records.

Nance was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He was also a member of the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII against the Arizona Cardinals.

Early years[edit]

Nance played high school football at Pattonville High School.

College career[edit]

Nance attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he played alongside quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Mr. Nance received an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in 2012.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Following the 2006 NFL Draft, Nance was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Buffalo Bills. He was waived on August 28.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Nance then signed with the Minnesota Vikings. During his rookie season, he only saw action in the final game against the St. Louis Rams on December 31, 2006, where he recorded 4 receptions for 33 yards.[1] After the 2008 preseason, the Vikings released him.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Nance to their practice squad on September 10, 2008. Nance again played with his college quarterback, Roethlisberger. After finishing the season on their practice squad, he was re-signed on February 18, 2009. He was waived on August 31.


His cousin Todd Jenkins was a wide receiver at Northwestern from 1980-1983.


  1. ^ Ben Shpigel, "One Game to Remember. Just One," New York Times, Nov. 22, 2017.

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