Nate Burleson Extra, CBS, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Son, Salary, and Net Worth

Nate Burleson Bio | Wiki

Nate Burleson ( Full name: Nathaniel Eugene Burleson) is an American football commentator, Canadian-born tv host, and former wide receiver. He was drafted into the NFL by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Nate played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack. Also, he was a member of the Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions as well.

Nate hoped to attend the University of Washington, his father’s alma mater, however, was not offered a football scholarship. As a result, he took a scholarship offer from the University of Nevada, Reno. While there, he played for the Nevada Wolf Pack. In the 2002 season, Nate made 138 receptions, which is the second-highest in NCAA history. During his senior year, Nate led the NCAA in both receiving yards and also in receptions per game.

At Nevada, he made a total of 248 receptions for a total of 3,293 yards as well as 22 touchdowns. Also, Nate was named first-team All-America by team MVP, All-WAC by the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), and the American Football Coaches Association. Also, he was named second-team All-America by CNN/SI and The Sporting News. Currently, Nate holds the WAC as well as Nevada all-time records for single-game receptions with 19 catches.

Nate Burleson Age

He was born on August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Nate is 41 years old.

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Nate Burleson Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Nate stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in ( Approx 1.83m).

Nate Burleson Family

He was born to his parents Valerie Lynn Burleson ( mother) and Alvin Burleson ( father) on August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Nate grew up in a prolific and tight-knit sporting family. Alvin played defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Nate has an older brother called Alvin Jr. who played college football for the University of Washington Huskies as well as the Western Illinois University Leathernecks.

Nate’s other older brother Kevin played professional basketball. Also, Kevin was formerly a point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nate’s younger brother named Lyndale played college basketball for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack. Kevin played in the NBA and Nate Played in the NFL. In 1983, Al Burleson signed with the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League (USFL). As a result, he moved his family back to the USA.

Nate Burleson Wife

He married his wife Atoya Burleson. Atoya is an American TV Host who was born on 31 May 1978. Currently, she serves as the CEO/Host of a podcast hosted by NFL wives called inSIDELINES. The couple tied the knot in March 2003 after meeting each other in college at the University of Nevada.

Nate Burleson Son

Nate and his lovely wife Atoya are proud parents to their three adorable kids. The couple welcomed their firstborn baby named Nehemia in 2004. In 2006, they were blessed with their second son, Nathaniel ll. The couple’s thirdborn, Mia Pearl Burleson was born in 2010. On December 29, 2020, Nehemiah sheds tears after getting an autographed DK Metcalf jersey.

Nate Burleson Education

He went to Rainier View Elementary School in Seattle. From there, Nate enrolled at Lindbergh High School in the suburb of Renton as a freshman. Later, he transferred to O’Dea High School in Seattle. After high school, Nate joined the University of Nevada where he graduated with a degree in human development and family studies.

Nate Burleson Extra | CBS

Currently, Nate is at Paramount (formerly ViacomCBS), co-hosting CBS Mornings and also covering football for CBS on its The NFL Today program. He as well hosts the same on Nickelodeon. He expand his work with CBS and its sister properties in 2021. Nate started by serving as their color commentator for the NFL Wild Card game airing on Nickelodeon. He then became the host of r the first season of The Challenge: All Stars reunion show on Paramount+.

In August 2021, he was named the co-anchor for CBS Mornings which is a retooling of CBS This Morning. Nate would work alongside Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil. In addition to the new tole, Nate would still continue to serve as the host of Nickelodeon’s new weekly NFL highlights show. In 2022, he reteamed with Noah Eagle and Gabrielle Nevaeh Green on the network’s Wild Card broadcast. Previously, Nate co-hosted Good Morning Football on NFL Network. He also served as a New York correspondent for the entertainment news program called Extra. Nate has featured on some rap songs under the name New Balance.

Nate’s colleagues at CBS include:

Kris Van Cleave – anchor

Imtiaz Tyab – correspondent

Jeff Gianola – anchor

Faith Woodard – anchor

Christy Waite – anchor

Jen Phillips – anchor

Stephen Colbert – political commentator

Lisa Mateo – news anchor

Bob Pompeani – sports anchor

Deborah Duncan – host

Nate Burleson NFL

In 2012, he attended a Broadcast Boot Camp put on by the NFL. Nate started working as an analyst for the NFL Network after his playing career ended in 2014. In the following year, he became a member of the Detroit Lions preseason broadcast team serving as a color commentator for the Detroit Lions Television Network. Good Morning Football debuted in 2016 on NFL Network with Nate, Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt, and Peter Schrager serving as the show’s co-hosts. Nate became part of the NFL on the CBS team as a studio analyst for The NFL Today for the 2017 season. He still served as co-host of Good Morning Football. The former wide receiver is a 2021 and 2022 Sports Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Studio Analyst

Nate Burleson Car Accident

He was involved in a fatal car accident in September 2013. Nate suffered a broken arm after failing to catch an object that fell off of his seat. During the accident, Nate was driving on I-696 after watching “Monday Night Football” with teammates

Nate Burleson Retired

He retired from football in 2014 and started his broadcast career serving as an analyst for the NFL Network. Nate held this role along with his spot at CBS Sports’ “The NFL Today.”Also, he makes appearances on ViacomCBS’ Nickelodeon.

Nate Burleson Salary

He currently earns his monthly income from his role as a co-host of CBS Mornings and also covering football for CBS on its The NFL Today program. Nate earns an average salary of $70,026 per year.

Nate Burleson Net Worth

He has accumulated a decent fortune from his former career as a wide receiver, current football commentator, and host. Nate has an estimated net worth of $2.68 million.

Who Did Nate Burleson Play For

Nate played college football for the Nevada Wolf Pack and was drafted into the NFL by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

How Old Is Nate Burleson

Nate was born on August 19, 1981, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is 41 years old.

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