Nate Potter
No. 76     Arizona Cardinals
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-16) May 16, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Denver, Colorado
High School: Boise (ID) Timberline
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
College: Boise State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Debuted in 2012 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
* Arizona Cardinals ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (2011)
  • First-team All-MWC (2011)
  • First-team All-WAC (2009, 2010)
  • Second-team Academic All-American (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played     8
Games started     6

Nate Potter (born May 16, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Boise State University and was recognized as an All-American. The Cardinals drafted him in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Potter was born in Denver, Colorado. He attended Timberline High School in Boise and was a standout lineman for the Timberline Wolves high school football team.[1]

College careerEdit

Potter attended Boise State University, where he played for the Boise State Broncos football team from 2008 to 2011. He grayshirted and later redshirted in 2007. In 2008, he started three games at left tackle and five games at right tackle for the Broncos.[2]

Potter earned ESPN's second-team Academic All-America honors on November 23, 2010.[1] He earned first-team All-WAC honors for the second straight season following the 2010 season.[3] In 2011, Potter was a consensus All-American.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Potter was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[5] He played eight games that season.[6]


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