Nate Ebner earning playing time and praise from Bill Belichick

Former rugby standout Ebner has continued to improve in New England. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North AmericaI have to start off by admitted to being somewhat biased when it comes to Nate Ebner. As a former rugger who witnessed him dominating a rugby 7s tournament firsthand a full year before his surprise selection in the NFL draft, I've always been rooting for Ebner to make...
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New England Patriots: Nate Ebner Translating Rugby Skills To NFL

Nate Ebner runs a 4.55 40-yard dash, can power up 23 reps on the bench press, to go along with a 39”  vertical leap. Also boasts a 4.04 shuttle time, and a 6.59 three cone time. All while measuring in at 6 feet and 202 pounds. Prior to his highly impressive Pro Day, Ohio State’s Nate Ebner wasn’t expecting to play football professionally. Rather, his focus was on the sport...
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Seven former Buckeyes are heading to NFL

Former Ohio State running back Dan Herron was a sixth round selection by the Cincinnati Bengals. (File Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The three-day extravaganza known as the 2012 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday with four former Ohio State players being selected among the 253 during the seven rounds while three others signed as undrafted free agents following the draft. All...
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Herron, Ebner round out Ohio State draftees

By Marcus Hartman Running back Dan "Boom" Herron was the first Buckeye picked on the third and final day of the 77th NFL Draft when the Cincinnati Bengals tabbed him with the 21st pick of the sixth round, No. 191 overall. Herron is the 16th Ohio State player selected by the Bengals, who were founded by former Ohio State head coach Paul Brown, but the...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Among Buckeyes with NFL Draft dreams, Nate Ebner's is rather special |

Among Buckeyes with NFL Draft dreams, Nate Ebner's is rather special | Ebner...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Select a Safety in Sixth Round

The New England Patriots selected Ohio State safety Nate Ebner with the 197th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft. He mostly played special teams and went from not playing a down of high school football to being selected in the 6th round.  He says his favorite aspect of the game is kick off returns because “it’s a rush”. Ebner, who is a star rugby player having won the MVP of the...
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