Nate Boyer

Long Snapper / Seattle Seahawks



Nate Boyer is a professional football player from California. Boyer moved to hollywood in 1999 to pursue a career in acting, but eventually enlisted in the Army where he was a green beret for 6 years. In 2010, Boyer decided to attend the University of Texas at Austin, where he walked on the program’s football team. Nate went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, but signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted agent later that year. He was released by the Seahawks in August later that year.

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January 9, 1981 (age 37)


5 ft 11 in (180 cm)


195 lb (88 kg; 13 stone 13 lb)


Seattle Seahawks


Long Snapper


University of Texas, Austin

Ex-Green Beret Nate Boyer writes open letter to Trump, Kaepernick, NFL and America

Dear Every Single American, Every. Single. American. Including President Trump, Colin Kaepernick, and my brothers in arms overseas who are wondering, "what in the hell is going on back ther

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NFL Films Presents': The Ballad of Nate Boyer

NFL Presents tells the captivating story of why Nate elected to write an open letter to Colin Kaepernick for the Army Times when Colin decided to sit during the National Anthem. A pro football play

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Behind-the-scenes of FOX's 'Ragged Old Flag' Super Bowl Feature

Take a look behind the scenes of the patriotic pre-Super Bowl clip featuring "Ragged Old Flag" by Jonny Cash, a segment that featured Nate and fellow Veteran Kirstie Ennis in a video introduced by

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I’m suffering. If you’ve ever run on an August morning at Ft. Knox you’d know what I mean. The heat, even at 0430, is borderline ridiculous. I feel him breathing down my neck. That Pitbull they cal

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Nate Boyer's Incredible Path to the NFL

A desire to give back, a sense of patriotism, and a love for competition all led Nate Boyer to becoming an NFL player.

My Career

Nate Boyer's Favorite Supplements

My Life

The Longsnapper Diaries

It's quiet in the dim corner of the second-story landing where Nate Boyer lives on a futon. The landing, covered in dark brown carpet, is a long way from Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stad

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Nate Boyer Provides Clean Water for Communities in East Africa.

Each season, Waterboys champion, Green Beret and former Seattle Seahawk Nate Boyer and the rest of the Waterboys challenge combat veterans and NFL alumni to take on a new mission: conquering Africa

My Causes

Nate Boyer In Studio To Discuss His Relationship With Colin Kaepernick

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Nate Boyer's Open Letter To Colin Kaeperinick

Colin, I’m a big fan. I’ve been pulling for you ever since I first saw you play in the 2012 preseason. I was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and have been a die-hard 49ers fan as long

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