Jamar Nesbit
Nesbit at the 2010 Saints Super Bowl parade
No. 63, 64, 67     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-12-17) December 17, 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth: Heidelberg, West Germany
Career information
College: South Carolina
Undrafted in 1999
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 1999 2002)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl Champion (XLIV)
Games played     153
Games started     90
Stats at
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Jamar Kendric Nesbit (born December 17, 1976) is a former American football guard. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football at the University of South Carolina. Nesbit has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints.

He was suspended for four games during the 2008–2009 season for using a performance-enhancing drug. He had been using StarCaps, which contained the illegal loop diuretic bumetanide, which is used to mask steroids or performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). While serving his suspension, he lost his starting job to Carl Nicks. In 2010, Nesbit sued the NFL, claiming that they knew that bumetanide was in StarCaps, but they did not notify any of the players.[1]

High school and college careerEdit

He played football[clarification needed] at Summerville High School and was part of the Green Wave for John McKissick, the winningest American football coach. He played college football at the University of South Carolina.

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

After going undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft, he signed as a free agent with Carolina Panthers.

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

In 2003, he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

He signed with the New Orleans Saints. In 2009, Nesbit won his first Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints.


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