|Center / Guard|
|Date of birth:October 26, 1987|
|Place of birth: Orem, Utah|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 252|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Dallas Cowboys ( 2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Big Ten Champion (2010)|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Bill Nagy (born October 26, 1987) is a former American football center and guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin. He was also a member of the Detroit Lions of the NFL.
He started only three games at right guard during his first three years at the University of Wisconsin. In 2009, he only played in three games after suffering an off the field injury in a moped accident. As a senior, he started eight of Wisconsin's thirteen games at three different positions (guard, center and tight end).
Nagy was selected in the seventh round (252nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. After starting four games at left guard in his rookie season, he suffered a fractured ankle while playing against the New England Patriots and was placed on the injured reserve list on October 18.
During the first week of training camp in 2012, he suffered a severe sprain on the same ankle he had fractured the previous season. On August 14, he was waived/injured with the intention of placing him on the injured reserve list.
On August 16, 2012, the Detroit Lions claimed him off waivers, knowing he would have to spend the remainder of the season on the injured reserve list. On July 24, 2013, he was released after not being able to recover from his ankle injury.
- ↑ "Cowboys close draft with OL Nagy". ESPN. 2011-04-30. http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4679689/cowboys-close-draft-with-ol-nagy. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
- ↑ Auping, Jonathan. "Two Ankle Injuries Have Defined Nagy’s Career With Cowboys". DallasCowboys.com. DallasCowboys.com. http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2012/08/15/two-ankle-injuries-have-defined-nagy%E2%80%99s-career-cowboys. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
- ↑ O'Hara, Mike (March 29, 2013). "Bill Nagy's unexpected road to Detroit has resulted in big opportunity". DetroitLions.com. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/ohara/article-1/Bill-Nagys-unexpected-road-to-Detroit-has-resulted-in-big-opportunity/0b171a18-fb9f-40cc-8a81-59d40579925b.
- ↑ "Detroit Lions release oft-injured guard Bill Nagy". Detroit Free Press. July 25, 2013. http://archive.freep.com/article/20130725/SPORTS01/307250164/detroit%20lions%20bill%20nagy.