| Middle linebacker|
| 253 lb (115 kg)|
North Carolina State
| (1988-07-12) July 12, 1988 (age 27)|
Teachey (NC) Wallace-Rose Hill
American football linebacker
Indianapolis Colts (#55 / Linebacker)
North Carolina State University
Mike Adams, John Fox, Gary Kubiak, Mike Shanahan
Newark, New Jersey
Nate Irving Wikipedia
Nathaniel Irving (born July 12, 1988) is an American football inside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at North Carolina State University and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Irving attended Wallace-Rose Hill High School in Teachey, North Carolina, where he tallied 110 tackles, six forced fumbles, three sacks, and one interception in his senior year. Regarded as only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was not listed among the top prospects of the class of 2006.
Irving was a 2010 All-American selection by Sports Illustrated and Scout.com. Irving holds the NCAA FBS record for tackles for loss in a single game with eight in 2010.
Irving was selected in the third round (67th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2011 NFL Draft. He officially signed with the Broncos on July 29, 2011.
Irving was placed on injured reserve in November 2014 with a knee injury that required surgery. He had 44 tackles through 8 games prior to the injury. Irving became a free agent at the end of the 2014 season.
On March 20, 2015, Irving signed a 3-year, $9.25 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. On December 8, 2015 Irving was placed on injured reserve.
On September 3, 2016, Irving was released by the Colts as part of final roster cuts.