| Nate Boyer
|Height / Weight:|
5-11 / 190
Fourth-year player who served as the No. 1 long snapper on PAT/FGs during 2012 ... earned a scholarship in August 2012 ... served in the Green Berets Special Forces unit before coming to Texas ... named to the Darrell K Royal-Memorial Stadium Veterans Committee by UT president Bill Powers in October, 2012 ... selected as the recipient of the 2012 Disney Spirit Award, given annually by Disney Sports to college football's most inspirational figure ... received the award in Orlando during the 2012 College Football Awards ceremony ... participated in relief work in the Darfur region of Africa ... part of a group of Longhorns that makes regular visits to the Dell Children's Medical Center.
Played in the final 12 games as the snapper on PAT/FGs ... first team Academic All-Big 12 choice.
Gained valuable experience as a member of the scout team.
Born in Oak Ridge, Tenn. ... member of the Green Berets Special Forces unit ... has lived in California, Colorado, North Carolina, Okinawa, Japan, Iraq and Israel before moving to Texas ... majoring in Physical Culture and Sports ... participated in relief work in the Darfur region of Africa ... part of a group of Longhorns that made regular visits to the Dell Children's Medical Center.
THE BOYER FILE
Nickname(s): Old Man, Grandpa, Army, America
During pregame, I like to: Encourage my brothers
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: Eastbound and Down
I can't believe I watch: SportsNation
Favorite movie: Legends of the Fall
Favorite actor: George Clooney
Sports hero: Pat Tillman
Favorite superhero: Captain America
Favorite CD: "The Last Waltz" by The Band
Nobody knows I can: Dance to "Billie Jean" like Michael Jackson
Pets: Dogs (Belle, Rose)
Favorite video game: Double Dragon
Favorite cartoon character: Peter Griffin (Family Guy)