Nate Ebner gives Patriots-like quote after rugby win

New England Patriots special teams star Nate Ebner made his Olympics debut in Rio on Tuesday playing for the U.S. rugby sevens team. Despite being thousands of miles away from his professional team, he adhered to some of the Patriots' principles. Ebner played as the U.S. lost in its rugby sevens debut to Argentina 17-14, but he scored a try in the team's 26-0 victory over host country...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Corey Cogdell-Unrein wins bronze in trap shooting

Though football isn’t an Olympic sport, there are a few NFL connections in Rio. Patriots WR Nate Ebner is playing for the USA Men’s Rubgy sevens team, and the wife of Bears DE Mitch Unrein, Corey Cogdell-Unrein, just won the bronze in Olympic Trap Shooting. This is the second bronze medal of Cogdell-Unrein’s career; her first came in Beijing in 2008. She did not medal in the...
Via The Comeback
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nate Ebner Olympics Profile: Five Facts To Know About USA Rugby Star

New England Patriots safety Nate Ebner will be participating on the men’s rugby sevens team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Watch the video above to find about more about Ebner.
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Pats' Nate Ebner: Olympic rugby selection a dream realized

One week from Wednesday, the New England Patriots will report to Gillette Stadium for training camp. Nate Ebner will not be among them — and for very good reason. Ebner, a safety/special-teams ace, instead will be competing in the first-ever Olympic rugby sevens tournament at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 27-year-old was one of 12 players selected Monday to the...
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Nate Ebner to take leave from Pats to train for Olympic rugby

The New England Patriots could have an Olympian on their roster next season. Nate Ebner is taking a leave from the Patriots to train for the United States rugby sevens team. The Patriots announced they support Ebner “in his effort to earn a place on the United State National Rugby team.” “First and foremost, I want to thank the Patriots from top to bottom for giving me the...
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Belichick explains going for controversial onside dropkick

The New England Patriots intended to put pressure on the Philadelphia Eagles with a rugby dropkick Sunday. It didn’t quite go as planned. The Patriots were up 14-0 midway through the second quarter and had safety Nate Ebner dropkick the kickoff. The intention was to get the ball behind the Eagles’ front line of blockers and into space where the Patriots potentially could recover...
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Making The List: Leonidas

Last week we chose the great Paul Warfield to be a member of the deserving on Making The List. This week, the week of The Game, we will dance back to Defense – with a twist. Since the beginning of the season I kept tabs on The Ohio State University Rugby Teams – both Men’s and Women’s. Both had successful seasons in different directions. The Women’s on rebuilding and promise...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Resume' - Nate Ebner

What if New England Patriots' head ball coach Bill Belichick required resumes from his players - what would those look like?  We take a stab at them, in alphabetical order...Dear Coach,Just letting you know that there is no pressure on you whatsoever to select me for the football team, so don't stress out over it, ok?  I'll be fine; I can always just go play rugby. I didn't play...
Via Foxborough Free Press
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Ebner--From Ohio State Sevens Rugby to the Super Bowl With the New England Patriots

Do you watch  football sometimes and think the guys on the field are a bunch of *ussies? Do you see their lame attempts at tackling and laugh? Does there need to take so many breaks all the time make you wonder how the players don't get bored during a game? If so than you either are a rugby fan already or should take up watching the game!If you are planning on watching the Super...
Via FatManWriting
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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