Nate Bussey
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Personal information
Born: (1989-02-20) February 20, 1989 (age 30)
Washington, D.C.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Washington (DC) Dunbar
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 243
Career history
* New Orleans Saints ( 2011 2012)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (2010)
Career NFL statistics
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Nathan Lee "Nate" Bussey (born February 20, 1989) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois. He was also a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Omaha Nighthawks and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Professional careerEdit

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Bussey was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] He signed a 4-year contract with the team on July 28, 2011.[2] He was waived on September 3, 2011,[3] and re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 4.[4] He remained with the Saints through the 2012 season. He played in the Saints' playoff win over the Detroit Lions on January 7, 2012.[5]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Bussey was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 13, 2012. He was released on August 25.

Omaha NighthawksEdit

Was a member of the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League for the 2012 UFL season.

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League on April 11, 2013.[6]


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