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(Former Football Wide Receiver)

Nate Burleson is a former football wide receiver. He is married and a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Nate Burleson

Nate Burleson is married to Atoya Burleson.
He is father of Three(Nathaniel Burleson II and Nehemiah Burleson).
Nate Burleson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Nate Burleson married to?

Burleson is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, Atoya Burleson. There is no information on their marriage date and wedding details.

The couple together has three children: two sons (Nathaniel Burleson II and Nehemiah Burleson) and a daughter.

Nate Burleson: Biography in Details

Who is Nate Burleson?

Nate Burleson is a Canadian former football wide receiver. He is also a co-host of the Good Morning Football morning show on the NFL Network.

Burleson was also a member of the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions.

How old is Nate Burleson?

Nate Burleson was born Nathaniel Eugene Burleson on August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His nationality is Canadian and his ethnicity is Afro-Canadian.

His father’s name is Alvin Burleson he is a former defensive back player for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

In the year 1983, when Burleson was an infant, his father signed with the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League (USFL), moving the family back to the United States.

Nate Burleson has three brothers, Kevin Burleson, Alvin Burleson Jr., and Lyndale Burleson.

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Caption: Nate Burleson and Wife (Source: Liverampup)

His eldest brother, Alvin Jr., also used to play college football for the University of Washington Huskies & the Western Illinois University Leathernecks.

Another older brother, Kevin played professional basketball. He was a former point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

His younger brother Lyndale played college basketball at the University of Nevada Wolf Pack.

Kevin and Nate are one of only two sibling duos in which one brother played in the NBA while the other players in the NFL.

Education History

Burleson hoped to attend the University of Washington but was not offered a football scholarship.

Instead, he got a scholarship offer from the University of Nevada and accepted it. He then played for the Nevada Wolf Pack.

Nate Burleson graduated with a degree in human development and family studies.  Nate attended Rainier View Elementary School in Seattle.

He attended Lindbergh High School as a freshman, & then transferred to O’Dea High School in Seattle.

Nate Burleson: Professional Life, Career

Nate Burleson was selected in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings, the 71st overall pick. He showed promise during his rookie season but did not put up great numbers.

In his second season, 2004, Burleson emerged as a threat when fellow receiver Randy Moss injured his hamstring.

Nate Burleson is the only player in NFL history to have 3 punt returns of 90 or more yards. On March 24, 2006, Burleson signed a seven-year $49 million offer sheet to play with his hometown Seattle Seahawks.

On September 7, 2008, Burleson tore a ligament in his knee in Seattle’s season opener against the Bills. He was put on injured reserve for the remainder of the season.

During the early hours of the NFL free agency period on March 5, 2010, Burleson agreed to a five-year $25 million contract with the Detroit Lions.

Nate Burleson reunited with Scott Linehan, with whom he had the best season of his career in 2004.

In 2011, he was named the recipient of the Detroit Lions-Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association/Pro Football Writers Association’s Media-Friendly “Good Guy Award” for his interactions with the media in Detroit.

On September 24, 2013, Burleson fractured his forearm in 2 places in a single-car accident. He was cut by the Lions on February 13, 2014.

On April 6, 2014, Burleson signed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Browns but was cut on August 30. Burleson attended a Broadcast Boot Camp put on by the NFL in 2012.

After his playing career ended in 2014, he began working as an analyst for the NFL Network.

In 2015, Nate Burleson was also a member of the Detroit Lions preseason broadcast team as a color commentator for the Detroit Lions Television Network.

In 2016, Good Morning Football debuted on NFL Network with Burleson, Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt, and Peter Schrager as co-hosts.

Nate Burleson: Salary, Net Worth

His salary is not known to date. As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

Rumors and Controversy

There are no significant rumors or controversies regarding Nate Burleson. He has thus, managed to keep his public image clean to date.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Nate Burleson has a good height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) and weighs 90 kg.

He has black hair color and his eye color is also black. There is no information about his other body, dress size, and shoe size.

Is Nate Burleson active on social media?

Nate Burleson is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has more than 35.6k followers on Facebook. He has more than 234.4k followers on Twitter and more than 115k followers on Instagram.

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