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Nate Ebner

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Height: 
6-0

Weight:

220

Age

27
Ohio State
5 Years Pro

2015 Season

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

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Gameday Photos

Nate Ebner, Patrick Chung and Devin McCourty

Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

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

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (15/0, 2/0)

  • Contributed on special teams and took snaps on defense in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24).
  • Recorded one special teams tackle in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
  • Contributed on special teams at Miami (1/3).
  • Contributed on special teams at N.Y. Jets (12/27).
  • Saw increased action on defense with injuries to Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung and contributed on special teams, recording one special teams tackle in the win vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Contributed as a reserve on defense and on special teams, posting one special teams tackle at Houston (12/13).
  • Contributed on special teams, posting one special teams tackle vs. Philadelphia (12/6). Ebner also kicked off twice in the game. The first was a drop-kick in the second quarter and the second was an attempted on-side kick in the fourth quarter.
  • Contributed on special teams, posting one special teams tackle, and played one snap at safety at Denver (11/29).
  • Contributed on special teams, posting two special teams tackles in the win vs. Buffalo (11/23).
  • Saw limited action on defense and contributed on special teams in the win at N.Y. Giants (11/15). Ebner set a key block that allowed Danny Amendola to return a Giants punt 82 yards, setting up a Patriots score .
  • Contributed on special teams, assisting in one special teams tackle in the win vs. Washington (11/8).
  • Contributed on special teams, posting two special teams tackles in the win vs. Miami (10/29).
  • Contributed on special teams, posting one special teams tackle in the win vs. the New York Jets (10/25).
  • Contributed on special teams, posting one special teams tackle in the win at Indianapolis (10/18).
  • Contributed on special teams and played one snap at safety in the win at Dallas (10/11).
  • Was a reserve on defense and contributed heavily on special teams in the win vs. Jacksonville (9/27).
  • Was inactive in with at Buffalo (9/20).
  • Played primarily on special teams, posting one special teams tackle in the win vs. Pittsburgh (9/10). Also saw limited action at safety.

2014 (12/0, 3/0)

  • Contributed on special teams in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15), the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15) and the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15).
  • 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.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2015NE150131030-0-----0-
2014NE12011740-0-----0-
2013NE1509360-0-----02
2012NE150141220-0-----0-
TOTAL4732150000---002

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17@MIAL 10-200------------
16@NYJL 20-260------------
15TENW 33-161100-0-----0-
14@HOUW 27-61100-0-----0-
13PHIL 28-351100-0-----0-
12@DENL 24-301100-0-----0-
11BUFW 20-132200-0-----0-
10@NYGW 27-26-000-0-----0-
9WASW 27-101010-0-----0-
8MIAW 36-72110-0-----0-
7NYJW 30-230------------
6@INDW 34-272200-0-----0-
5@DALW 30-60------------
3JACW 51-171010-0-----0-
2@BUFW 40-320------------
1PITW 28-211100-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015NE15131030-0-----
2014NE1211740-0-----
2013NE159360-0-----
2012NE15141220-0-----
TOTAL 57473215000000-0

fumbles

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2015NE15-----------
2014NE12-----------
2013NE15----2-0----
2012NE15-----------
TOTAL 5700-02000000

kickoff

yearteamgkoydsoobavgtbpctrettdoskoskr
2015NE15235100-1-10
2014NE12----------
2013NE15----------
2012NE15----------
TOTAL 57235100-1-10
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Buffalo Bills12200-0-----
Dallas Cowboys10----------
Denver Broncos11100-0-----
Houston Texans11100-0-----
Indianapolis Colts12200-0-----
Jacksonville Jaguars11010-0-----
Miami Dolphins22110-0-----
New York Giants1-000-0-----
New York Jets20----------
Philadelphia Eagles11100-0-----
Pittsburgh Steelers11100-0-----
Tennessee Titans11100-0-----
Washington Redskins11010-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division109720-0-----
vs AFC Teams1111920-0-----
vs NFC Teams42110-0-----
vs Own Division54310-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December43300-0-----
January10----------
November44310-0-----
October44310-0-----
September22110-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium10----------
Gillette Stadium89630-0-----
Lucas Oil Stadium12200-0-----
MetLife Stadium2-000-0-----
NRG Stadium11100-0-----
Ralph Wilson Stadium00----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High11100-0-----
Sun Life Stadium10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses42200-0-----
Wins1111830-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays12200-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)23210-0-----
Sundays128620-0-----
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