|Guard / Tackle|
|Date of birth:February 16, 1982|
|Place of birth: Irvine, California|
|College: Oregon State|
|NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 254|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Seattle Seahawks (2005)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2x All-Pac-10 (2003-2004)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Douglas James Nienhuis (born February 16, 1982 in Irvine, California) is a former American football offensive lineman. He was originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State.
Nienhuis attended Woodbridge High School in Irvine, California, and won three varsity letters in basketball, two in football, and one in volleyball as a middle blocker. In football, he was a two-year starter and a two-time first team All-Sea View League honoree.
Nienhuis attended Oregon State University and was a photography major and played college football. In football, he won first team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors as a senior, and second team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors as a junior.
Nienhuis was selected in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Oregon State University by the Seattle Seahawks, placed on practice squad, then later in the season activated by the New York Jets. In the 2005 season, he appeared in seven games for the Jets. He was waived by the Jets on September 2, 2006. He was later signed to the Houston Texans' practice squad. The Texans later waived him, but he was picked up the Denver Broncos. He was later waived the Broncos and was not signed by another NFL team.
- ↑ "Doug Nienhuis Stats" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/N/NienDo20.htm.
- ↑ Pucin, Diane (November 18, 2000). "This Civil War Has a Tinge of Orange" (in en-US). Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. http://articles.latimes.com/2000/nov/18/sports/sp-53913.
- ↑ "M-Football" (in en). http://osubeavers.com/sports/2011/11/2/208333269.aspx.
- ↑ "2005 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2005/draft.htm.
- ↑ "Doug Nienhuis 2005 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/N/NienDo20/gamelog/2005/.
- ↑ "Doug Nienhuis signed to Broncos practice squad". ESPN.com. http://www.espn.com/espn/wire/_/section/nfl/id/2637620.
- ↑ "Broncos waive tackle Nienhuis" (in en-US). The Denver Post. March 10, 2008. https://www.denverpost.com/2008/03/10/broncos-waive-tackle-nienhuis/.