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Nate Blair
Nate Blair
2009-10 Football
Nate Blair

2010: Started all 11 games at left tackle for the Brown and Gold ... an Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League selection ... voted to the Academic All-PFL First Team ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2009: Started all 11 games for the Crusaders on the offensive line ... earned Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors as a sophomore ... team’s Offensive Player of the Week for the Drake game ... recipient of the team’s Joe Sever Award given annually to a lineman ... voted to the Academic All-PFL First Team ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2008: Appeared in six games as a rookie in a reserve role on the offensive line ... made collegiate debut against Butler on Oct. 18 ... named team’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Butler game ... also played on Valpo’s reserve team ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the 59ers ... a Class AAA All-State Team selection in 2007 ... earned First Team All-Northwest Crossroads Conference honors as a senior ... team’s Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2007 ... named to the IFCA Academic All-State team as a senior.

Personal: Nate is the son of Ben and Cindy Blair ... major is actuarial science ... born July 18, 1990.