Dolphins Sign Nate Garner


MIAMI – The Miami Dolphins re-signed offensive lineman Nate Garner, the team announced today.

“We are happy that Nate has reached an agreement to stay with the team,” said Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland. “He is a respected and versatile player along the offensive line and we are glad to have him back.”

The 6-7, 325-pound versatile offensive lineman is entering his sixth NFL season. During his career, he has appeared in 48 games and has played at all five positions along the offensive line with 13 starts at three different positions (five games at left guard, four games at right tackle and four games at right guard). He saw action in all 16 games for the Dolphins in 2012, including four as the starting right tackle.

Garner originally was a seventh-round draft choice of the New York Jets in 2008. He was a four-year letterman at Arkansas (2004-07) during which time he played in 37 games with 14 starts, including 13 at right tackle as a senior in 2007. He attended Pulaski Robinson High School in Roland, Arkansas.

Source: Miami Dolphins Media