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Seahawks release former Green Beret Nate Boyer

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks released long snapper and U.S. Army veteran Nate Boyer. With backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson suffering a high-ankle sprain in Seattle's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos, the Seahawks needed an additional arm in training camp. The team signed former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters to provide additional depth behind Russell...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks release Nate Boyer, expect to sign quarterback Jake Waters

Nate Boyer's story is well documented. A former Green Beret, who walked onto the Texas Longhorns' team as a long snapper, then signed with the Seahawks in May after going undrafted.Per FOX Sports' Jay Glazer, the club has released the 34-year-old long snapper to clear a roster spot for a skill player. Reports indicate the team is set to sign former Kansas State quarterback Jake...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Glazer: Seahawks release ex-Army hero Nate Boyer

The Seattle Seahawks were forced to make a tough decision. Needing a roster spot to replace an injured player, the team released former Green Beret Nate Boyer on Tuesday, NFL on FOX Insider Jay Glazer reports.   Boyer, 34, was a former member of the US Army Special Forces and served mutiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. After receiving an honorable discharge, Boyer walked on a...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Boyer's journey documented on ESPN's SC Featured

Nate Boyer is fighting for a spot on the Seahawks' final 53-man roster. It's a familiar script for the former Green Beret and Texas Longhorn.He walked on to the Longhorns' roster as a 29-year-old and became the team's starting long snapper, despite never playing a single down of competitive football prior. He's heard the critics before. "Too short. Too old. Not big enough to protect...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Longhorns Long Snapper Nate Boyer Signed By Seattle Seahawks After Draft Concludes

One of the best stories of the 2015 NFL Draft ended up having a happy ending after all. Texas Longhorns long snapper Nate Boyer was hoping to have a shot at playing in the NFL. While it is not common for long snappers to get drafted it does happen. What is not common though is for a 34-year old rookie to be drafted.Boyer had served his country as a Green Beret for a number of years...
Via FatManWriting
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury thanks UT player for military service

Texas and Texas Tech squared off in Lubbock on Saturday, and the Longhorns crushed the Red Raiders, 34-13. After a big loss against a rival, it would be understandable if Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury was in a sour mood. However, according to Texas long snapper Nate Boyer, Kingsbury did something incredibly classy once the game ended. Boyer was a member of the Green Berets Special...
Via College Spun
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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