posted on Aug, 18 2015 @ 04:53 PM
Nate Boyer took the hard road to play the game he loved. Spurred to join the military after reading an article about the genocide in Darfur, he went
on to serve multiple tours, including time spent with Special Forces. Never having played organized ball, he decided to become a walk-on at
University of Texas, eventually securing the starting slot as a long-snapper. Boyer ended his college career as a 3 year starter, often a decade
older than his teammates.
Nate, who considered himself "too old and too slow" to even contemplate the next level, was shocked when his phone rang and the caller identified
himself as non other than Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll. Carroll offered him a spot on the expanded roster, and a shot to allow the 34 year old to
continue the dream. thechive.com...
This Cinderella story came to an end today as he was released from the Seahawk's
But what a ride his life has been, and I look forward to reading about what lies ahead for this extraordinary man. Kinda warms the heart, no?