Sundberg at Redskins training camp in 2012.
|No. 57 Washington Redskins|
|Date of birth:July 29, 1987|
|Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona|
|Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)||Weight: 251 lb (114 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Washington Redskins|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Nick Sundberg (born July 29, 1987) is an American football long snapper for the Washington Redskins in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of California. He signed with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2009.
He was also a member of the Baltimore Ravens.
Sundberg was born in Phoenix, Arizona and played high school football at North Canyon High School. He played left tackle until his junior season, when the coaches moved him to center. Since the previous long snapper had graduated, his coaches also made him the long snapper that season. It was at this point, that Sundberg began training with Ben Bernard. Ben Bernard was Sundberg's offensive and defensive line coach at North Canyon.  Sundberg also trained under him to become a better long snapper. They trained 5-6 days a week including lifting weights after Sundberg's senior season. Under Bernard's tutelage, Nick was able to earn a full scholarship to the University of California Berkeley. Sundberg continues to train with Bernard every of season in Phoenix and now assists him in the training of younger long snappers.
During his senior year, Sundberg was the team's captain and was named All-region honorable mention.
Sundberg attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he played in 52 consecutive games and served as the long snapper for his entire four-year college career. He won the starting job in preseason as a true freshman and served as the long snapper on field goals and punts in all 13 games all four years at Cal.
Sundberg graduated with a degree in legal studies in three-and-a-half years.
On January 29, 2010, Sundberg signed a futures contract with the Washington Redskins. By the start of the 2010 season, he beat out Pro Bowl long snapper Ethan Albright, who was released early in the preseason, and free agent acquisition, James Dearth, for the team's long snapper position.
In the 2012 season opener win against the New Orleans Saints, Sundberg broke his left arm late in the first half of the game and continued to play throughout the second half. On September 11, 2012, he was placed on the injured reserve list, but was designated to return and the Redskins signed Justin Snow to replace him. On November 6, the Redskins activated Sundberg from injured reserve list.
- ↑ Somers, Kent. "Ben Bernard's long snapping program going strong". AZ Central. http://www.azcentral.com/sports/cardinals/articles/20110430trying-become-long-snapper-can-snap-decision-sticking-job-anything.html. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- ↑ Murphy, Brian (December 14, 2011). "Nick Sundberg Loves Life as a Long Snapper". http://www.homermcfanboy.com/2011/12/14/nick-sundberg-loves-life-as-a-long-snapper/. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- ↑ Yanda, Steve (August 12, 2012). "Redskins training camp: Long snapper Nick Sundberg has no competition". Washington Post. http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-08-02/sports/35492954_1_long-snapper-nick-sundberg-push-ups. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- ↑ "Player Bio: Nick Sundberg". University of California, Berkeley. http://www.calbears.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/sundberg_nick00.html. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
- ↑ "Ravens Sign Second Long Snapper". Baltimore Ravens. http://blogs.baltimoreravens.com/2009/12/23/ravens-sign-second-long-snapper/. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
- ↑ Fitzgerald, Gary (January 29, 2010). "Redskins Sign Long Snapper Sundberg to Roster". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-Long-Snapper-Sundberg-to-Roster/BAD0DB84-89A4-4D56-9564-E4CCACF32BE6. Retrieved 2012.
- ↑ Fitzgerald, Gary (August 17, 2010). "Redskins Sign Dearth to Compete At Long Snapper". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-Dearth-to-Compete-At-Long-Snapper/71460B56-1D84-4385-BC64-14FEAFFCF7D5. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
- ↑ Klempko, Robert (September 10, 2012). "Redskins long snapper plays half with broken arm". USAToday.com. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2012/09/Redskins-long-snapper-plays-half-with-broken-arm-70000054/nick-sundberg-broken-arm-washington-redskins/70000054/1#.UE4wOxiDwho. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
- ↑ Jones, Mike (September 9, 2012). "Nick Sundberg plays with broken arm". WashingtonPost.com. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/wp/2012/09/09/nick-sundberg-plays-with-broken-arm/. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
- ↑ Maske, Mark (September 11, 2012). "Redskins expected to place Nick Sundberg on injured reserve". WashingtonPost.com. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/wp/2012/09/11/redskins-expected-to-place-nick-sundberg-on-injured-reserve/. Retrieved 2012-09-11.
- ↑ Tinsman, Brian (September 11, 2012). "Redskins Shuffle Roster, Practice Squad". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Shuffle-Roster-Practice-Squad/fecdb9e9-ead1-4f12-a4dd-bb1187fbe740. Retrieved 2012-09-11.
- ↑ Tinsman, Brian (November 6, 2012). "Redskins Activate Sundberg, Clear Brown". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Activate-Sundberg-Clear-Brown/93ba5105-b27a-43cc-a164-7a5f3f1eac7a. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- ↑ Jones, Mike (March 10, 2013). "Long snapper Nick Sundberg agrees to deal with Redskins". WashingtonPost.com. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/wp/2013/03/10/long-snapper-nick-sundberg-agrees-to-deal-with-redskins/. Retrieved 2013-03-10.
- ↑ Odeen, Domingo (September 22, 2012). "Washington Redskins Long Snapper became media darling after playing with broken arm". AZ Central. http://www.azcentral.com/sports/articles/2012/09/21/20120921washington-redskins-long-snapper-nick-sundberg-became-media-darling-after-playing-broken-arm.html?nclick_check=1. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
- ↑ "Twitter". Twitter. https://twitter.com/NickSundberg. Retrieved 2011-05-12.
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