|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:March 15, 1987|
|Place of birth: Maple Plain, Minnesota|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 167|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Indianapolis Colts|
|Roster status: Exempt/Left Squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2011|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Nathan "Nate" Triplett (born March 15, 1987) is an American football linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Minnesota, he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has also been a member of the San Diego Chargers and Indianapolis Colts.
Triplett attended the University of Minnesota, where he initially was a special teams force and eventually worked his way into a dominant linebacker.
Triplett was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round (167th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was signed to a contract on June 14, 2010. He was released on August 31, 2010, as a part of preseason cuts.
San Diego ChargersEdit
On December 1, 2010, the Indianapolis Colts signed the free agent rookie to their active roster. He was waived on October 5, 2011.
Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit
- ↑ "Vikes' DE Edwards signs, Triplett gets contract". Associated Press. June 14, 2010. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iISezYtj_85cPVVjdZuse2iwVRxAD9GB6RE81. Retrieved 2010-06-14.
- ↑ "Cutdown day: Teams release players to reach 53-man roster". NFL.com. August 31, 2010. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d81a25abd/article/cutdown-day-teams-release-players-to-reach-53man-roster. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
- ↑ "Chargers bolster LB corps by signing Obiozor". Associated Press. October 5, 2010. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d81b1b187/article/chargers-bolster-lb-corps-by-signing-obiozor. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
- ↑ "Colts sign LB Triplett after placing Glenn on injured reserve". Associated Press. December 1, 2010. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d81c90822/article/colts-sign-lb-triplett-after-placing-glenn-on-injured-reserve. Retrieved 2011-01-09.