American Football Database
Martin Nance
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-05-26) May 26, 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth: Maryland Heights, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
College: Miami (Ohio)
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Receptions     4
Receiving yards     33
Receiving TDs     0
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Martin Nance (born May 26, 1983 in Maryland Heights, Missouri) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Miami University.

Nance has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers. He earned a Super Bowl ring while on the Steelers' practice squad in Super Bowl XLIII.

Early years

Nance played high school football at Pattonville High School.

College career

Nance attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he played alongside quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Following the 2006 NFL Draft, Nance was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Buffalo Bills. He was waived on August 28.

Minnesota Vikings

Nance then signed with the Minnesota Vikings. During his rookie season, he only saw action in the final game against the St. Louis Rams, where he recorded 4 receptions for 33 yards. After the 2008 preseason, the Vikings released him.

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Nance to their practice squad on September 10, 2008. After finishing the season on their practice squad, he was re-signed on February 18, 2009. He was waived on August 31.


His cousin Todd Jenkins was a wide receiver at Northwestern from 1980-1983.

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