|No. 61, 59, 6|
|Date of birth:||February 20, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Washington, D.C.|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Washington (DC) Dunbar|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
|Player stats at CFL.ca (archive)|
Nathan Lee "Nate" Bussey (born February 20, 1989) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois. He was also a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Omaha Nighthawks and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
New Orleans Saints
Bussey was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year contract with the team on July 28, 2011. He was waived on September 3, 2011, and re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 4. He remained with the Saints through the 2012 season. He played in the Saints' playoff win over the Detroit Lions on January 7, 2012.
Bussey was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 13, 2012. He was released on August 25.
- "Saints Agree to Terms with Seventh Round Draft Choice Nate Bussey". NewOrleansSaints.com. 28 July 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
- "Saints Announce Roster Moves". NewOrleansSaints.com. 3 September 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
- "Saints Announce Practice Squad". NewOrleansSaints.com. 4 September 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
- "PLAY-BY-PLAY". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on February 9, 2016. Retrieved February 9, 2016.
- http://www.cfl.ca/page/transactions Signed by Ti-Cats
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Nate Bussey at the Canadian Football League at the Wayback Machine (archived 2014-07-25)
- Nate Bussey at CFL (alternate link) at the Wayback Machine (archived 2013-08-20)
- Omaha Nighthawks profile
- New Orleans Saints profile
- Illinois Fighting Illini profile
- Nate Bussey at Just Sports Stats
- Nate Bussey on Twitter