Martin Nance

Martin Nance
No. 53
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-05-26) May 26, 1983
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: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 4
Receiving yards: 33
Receiving TDs: 0
Player stats at

Martin Nance (born May 26, 1983) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Miami University in Ohio.

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 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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. Mr. Nance received an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in 2012.

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. Nance again played with his college quarterback, Roethlisberger. 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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