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Nate Ebner
DB #43
Height:
6-0
Weight:
210
Age:
26
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
11
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 34 22 12 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 2
2014 NE 12 0 11 7 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 NE 15 0 9 3 6 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2012 NE 15 0 14 12 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @MIA L 20-33 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @MIN W 30-7 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 OAK W 16-9 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @KC L 14-41 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CIN W 43-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BUF W 37-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 NYJ W 27-25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 CHI W 51-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 DEN W 43-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @IND W 42-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 DET W 34-9 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @GB L 21-26 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @SD W 23-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 MIA W 41-13 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @NYJ W 17-16 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 BUF L 9-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Nate Ebner was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (197th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Nate Ebner was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (197th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2014 (12/0)
  • Led the team with two special teams tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (12/21).
  • Posted one special teams tackle in the win vs. Miami (12/14).
  • Recorded one tackle in the win at San Diego (12/7).
  • Tallied one special teams tackle at Green Bay (11/30).
  • Posted one defensive tackle and one special teams stop in the win vs. Detroit (11/23).
  • Returned from injury to play a significant role on special teams in the win vs. Denver (11/2).
  • Inactive vs. Cincinnati (10/5), at Buffalo (10/12), vs. N.Y. Jets (10/16) and vs. Chicago (10/26) due to injury.
  • Recorded one special teams tackle and also played one defensive snap at Kansas City (9/29).
  • Played on special teams and as a defensive back in the dime package in the wins at Minnesota (9/14) and vs. Oakland (9/21), posting two solo tackles and three special teams stops.
  • Recorded two special teams tackles and also played one defensive snap in the season opener at Miami (9/7).
2013 (15/0, 2/0)
  • Played mainly special teams in 15 regular-season games. Registered 11 special teams tackles and two fumble recoveries on special teams.
  • Saw action in both playoff games.
  • Inactive for the season opener at Buffalo (9/8) due to injury.
  • Made his first two special teams tackles of the season at Cincinnati (10/13).
  • Tied a career-high with four special teams tackles vs. Pittsburgh (11/3).
  • Recovered his first career fumble on a muffed punt in overtime vs. Denver (11/24) deep in Broncos territory  that led to the game-winning field goal. Also made one special teams tackle.
  • Recovered his second fumble in four games after a botched field goal attempt at Miami (12/15). The turnover led to a Patriots touchdown.

2012 (15/0, 2/0)
  • Played mainly on special teams in 15 regular season games, finishing second on the team with 17 special teams tackles.
  • Saw limited action in the secondary.
  • Appeared in both postseason contests, making one special teams tackle.
  • Inactive due to injury vs. Miami (12/30).
  • Made his pro debut, making two special teams tackles and played in a reserve role on defense in the win at Tennessee (9/9).


COLLEGE
  • A world-class rugby player who joined Ohio State as a walk-on in 2009.
  • Finished his career at Ohio State on scholarship.
  • Voted by his teammates as the team’s most inspirational player and presented with the Bo-Rein Award at the end of the 2011 season.


PERSONAL
  • Son of Nancy Pritchett and the late Jeff Ebner.
  • Majored in Exercise Science.
  • 2009 Big Ten all-academic.
  • A standout on the United States U19 and U20 national teams for rugby from 2006-08.
  • In 2006 at age 17, youngest player ever to play in National 7’s.
  • MVP of the Rugby World Cup in 2008 as a member of the U20 team.
  • Did not play football at Hilliard Davidson High.

EXTRA POINTS
  • Nate Ebner did not play football in high school, but was a very talented rugby player growing up. He was a standout on the United States U19 and U20 national teams from 2006-08 and was MVP pf the Rugby World Cup in 2008 as a member of the U20 team. One year later, he walked on to the football team at Ohio State and finished his collegiate career as a scholarship player.

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