Nate Leonard

Center, University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Football

Nate Leonard
6-0 · 290 · Jr.-2L
McKinney, Texas (McKinney HS)

· Only player to start all 22 games in program history

Sophomore (2012)
Started all 12 games at center … racked up 34 knockdown blocks and graded out at 82 percent for an offense that averaged 31.2 points and 390.2 total yards (159.2 rush/231.0 pass) per outing … anchored an offensive line that surrendered just seven sacks, which was tied for the second-lowest total in the nation … recorded a season-high 10 pancakes in the season-ending 38-31 victory against I-35 rival Texas State.

Freshman (2011)
Started all 10 contests at center … offense averaged 26.6 points, 364.5 total yards (144.8 rush/219.7 pass) and 20 first downs per outing … team rushed for a season-best 289 yards on 39 carries (7.4 avg.) against Minot State (Nov. 19) … redshirted in 2010.

Prior To UTSA
A 2009 honorable mention Class 4A all-state selection … graded out at 85 percent with 50 pancake blocks and zero sacks allowed and also earned first-team All-District 9-4A accolades as a senior … helped lead team to 2,564 passing yards and 1,290 yards on the ground in his final campaign … garnered second-team All-District 9-4A accolades as a junior … helped the Lions to back-to-back playoff appearances in his final two campaigns … coached by Bobby Reyes … also earned two letters in track & field and powerlifting … an academic all-state honoree who graduated third in his senior class of 440 … named the National Football Foundation Dallas Chapter’s Outstanding Scholar-Athlete.

Born Aug. 10, 1991 … son of the late Toni Lou and Billy Leonard … physical education major.