Nick McDonald

American football player (born 1987)

American football player
Nick McDonald
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McDonald with the Packers in 2011
Personal information
Born: (1987-06-27) June 27, 1987 (age 35)
Salinas, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Henry Ford II High School
College:Grand Valley State University
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:24
Games started:10
Player stats at

Nicholas James McDonald (born June 27, 1987)[1] is an American football center who is currently a free agent. McDonald was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Green Bay Packers in 2010. In that year, he won Super Bowl XLV with the team against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Grand Valley State University. And his life now he has a wife and a 1 year old daughter.[citation needed]

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

After going the 2010 NFL Draft, McDonald signed with the Green Bay Packers on April 30, 2010.[2]

McDonald was on the roster when the Packers won Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He was waived by the Packers on September 3, 2011.

New England Patriots

McDonald was signed to the New England Patriots' practice squad on September 4, 2011. He was released from the squad on September 15, but was re-signed the following day. On December 3, 2011, he was promoted to the active roster to replace the released Taylor Price.[3] McDonald was part of the Patriots postseason team for Super Bowl XLVI but his hopes for a second straight championship came short when the Patriots lost the game to the New York Giants. On July 31, 2013, McDonald was waived by the New England Patriots.

San Diego Chargers

On January 16, 2014, McDonald signed a reserves/futures contract with the San Diego Chargers. On July 21, 2014, he was released.

Cleveland Browns

On July 22, 2014, McDonald was claimed by the Cleveland Browns. On May 27, 2015, he was released by the Browns.


  1. ^ "Nick McDonald". National Football League. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.
  2. ^ "Packers sign 11 non-drafted free agents". April 30, 2010. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "New England Patriots Make Roster Moves | Patriots 101 | Sports Media 101". Archived from the original on June 3, 2016. Retrieved December 6, 2011.

External links

  • Green Bay Packers bio
  • San Diego Chargers bio
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2005 Grand Valley State Lakers football—NCAA Division II national champions
Head coach
Chuck Martin
  • Assistant coaches: Joe Adam
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2006 Grand Valley State Lakers football—NCAA Division II national champions
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Chuck Martin
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Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLV champions