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Team

Jesse Nading
LB #57
Height:
6-5
Weight:
257
College:
Colorado State
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 39 40 28 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 HOU 16 13 10 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 HOU 11 11 9 2 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 5 10 5 5 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 HOU 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 HOU 6 6 4 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2008…released by Texans on Aug. 29, 2008…re-signed by Texans to practice squad on Aug. 31, 2008…signed by Texans to active roster on Nov. 19, 2008...released by Texans on Sept. 5, 2009...signed by Texans to practice squad on Sept. 6, 2009...signed by Texans to active roster on Nov. 4, 2009...released by Texans on Nov. 17, 2009...signed by Texans to practice squad on Nov. 19, 2009...re-signed by Texans on Jan. 5, 2010...released by Texans on Sept. 5, 2011...signed by Texans to practice squad on Sept. 7, 2011...signed by Texans to active roster on Oct. 12, 2011.

CAREER:
Worked his way up from the practice squad to the active roster for the final six games of the 2008 season and again for one game in 2009 before playing in five games in 2010
Has recorded 14 tackles in 23 games

2011 (Houston 11/0):
Tied for second on the team with eight special teams tackles
Signed from practice squad to active roster (10/12)
Made his season debut at Baltimore (10/16)
Forced a fumble on the opening kick of the second half at Tennessee (10/23)
Was named the Special Teams Player of the Game after recording three special teams tackles and recovering an onside kick at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Made one solo tackle at Jacksonville (11/27)
Assisted on a special teams tackle at Cincinnati (12/11)
Had one special teams tackle vs. Carolina (12/18)
Registered his first partial sack of the season when he teamed with Bryan Braman to sack Tennessee QB Matt Hasselbeck for a 7-yard loss in the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12)
Made his postseason debut on special teams in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Recorded one solo tackle and one forced fumble on special teams in AFC Divisional playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2008…released by Texans on Aug. 29, 2008…re-signed by Texans to practice squad on Aug. 31, 2008…signed by Texans to active roster on Nov. 19, 2008...released by Texans on Sept. 5, 2009...signed by Texans to practice squad on Sept. 6, 2009...signed by Texans to active roster on Nov. 4, 2009...released by Texans on Nov. 17, 2009...signed by Texans to practice squad on Nov. 19, 2009...re-signed by Texans on Jan. 5, 2010...released by Texans on Sept. 5, 2011...signed by Texans to practice squad on Sept. 7, 2011...signed by Texans to active roster on Oct. 12, 2011.

CAREER:
Worked his way up from the practice squad to the active roster for the final six games of the 2008 season and again for one game in 2009 before playing in five games in 2010
Has recorded 14 tackles in 23 games

2011 (Houston 11/0):
Tied for second on the team with eight special teams tackles
Signed from practice squad to active roster (10/12)
Made his season debut at Baltimore (10/16)
Forced a fumble on the opening kick of the second half at Tennessee (10/23)
Was named the Special Teams Player of the Game after recording three special teams tackles and recovering an onside kick at Tampa Bay (11/13)
Made one solo tackle at Jacksonville (11/27)
Assisted on a special teams tackle at Cincinnati (12/11)
Had one special teams tackle vs. Carolina (12/18)
Registered his first partial sack of the season when he teamed with Bryan Braman to sack Tennessee QB Matt Hasselbeck for a 7-yard loss in the season finale vs. Tennessee (1/1/12)
Made his postseason debut on special teams in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Recorded one solo tackle and one forced fumble on special teams in AFC Divisional playoff at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Houston 5/0):
Saw action in the first five games of the season before suffering a season-ending injury
Totaled seven tackles (three solo) and 0.5 sacks
Assisted on two tackles (0.5 sacks) and had one quarterback hit vs. Indianapolis (9/12)
Had two tackles (two solo) and one pass defensed at Washington (9/19)
Assisted on two tackles vs. Dallas (9/26)
Made one solo tackle vs. the New York Giants (10/10)
Placed on injured reserve with a knee injury (12/7)

2009 (Houston 1/0):
Spent the first eight games of the season on the practice squad before being promoted to the active roster (11/4)
Made his season debut for the Texans at Indianapolis (11/8) both on the defensive line and on special teams

2008 (Houston 6/0):
Played in six games and registered four total tackles after spending the first 11 weeks of the season on the Texans practice squad
Made his NFL debut at Cleveland (11/23) after being signed to the active roster earlier in the week (11/19)
Played at defensive end and registered two solo tackles at Green Bay (12/7) and also had one assist on special teams
Posted one solo tackle on defense and also played on special teams in the season finale vs. Chicago (12/28)

COLLEGE:
Started all 12 games at defensive end as a senior for Colorado State in 2007, collecting 56 tackles (19 solo), six tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception, one pass breakup and three fumble recoveries
Garnered second-team all-conference honors.
Voted team captain before each of CSU’s 12 games, the only Rams defender to receive that honor for each contest and received consideration for the National Scholar Athlete Award, the Draddy Trophy and the Ted Hendricks Award
Named to the preseason all-MWC first team by Athlon and to the second team by Lindy’s as a junior
Honorable mention all-conference after his sophomore season and was also recognized by ESPN The Magazine as a second-team academic all-district choice, and earned a spot on the conference’s academic team
Finished his sophomore season with 56 tackles, sixth on the team and most by a Rams defensive lineman
Business administration major


PERSONAL:
Attended Thunder Ridge High School in Highlands Ranch (Colo.)
Named the state’s Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year in 2002
Two-time all-state football selection, also was chosen to all-state basketball and baseball teams in 2002
Named by the Denver Post as the state’s Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
Helped Thunder Ridge to 2002 and `03 state basketball titles in Class 4A
Led Thunder Ridge to 2001 state 4A football championship
Named the Thunder Ridge Interscholastic Award winner for excellence in athletics and education

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