Nate Solder is a football offensive tackle for the New England Patriots. He was drafted in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Nathaniel Perry Solder was born on April 12, 1988 in Denver, Colorado. He went to the Buena Vista High School and he played for the football team at tight end. He attended the University of Colorado and was part of the Colorado Buffaloes team from 2006 until 2010.
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Nate Solder was recruited as tight end in 2006. He red-shirted during the year and practiced as tight end. When he was a sophomore, he moved to tackle and had to bulk up for the shift. He had a spot in the starting offensive line and he started in all games. He was recognized with the Gold Group Commitment Award during the same year. In his junior year he received numerous accolades including the first team All-Big 12 and fourth-team All American by College Football Insiders.
Nate Solder’s career with the Patriots started with a deal worth $8.54 million for four years. It included a $4.7 million signing bonus. His NFL debut was on September 12, 2011, in a game against the Miami Dolphins. He started in 13 games including the Super Bowl XLVI which they lost to the New York Giants. In the 2012 season, Solder started all games as left tackle. He replaced Matt Light after he retired from the game.
The 2014 season was a significant time for Nate Solder as he won his first Super Bowl with the Patriots. Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2015. After undergoing treatment, he started in all games during the season. The Patriots extended Solder’s contract for another two years on September 9, 2015. This was valued at around $20 million. Solder suffered from a right bicep injury during a game against the Dallas Cowboys and this placed him on the injured reserve.
Nate Solder played a vital role in the team’s victory during Super Bowl LI. The Patriots won against the Atlanta Falcons with a score of 34-28 in overtime. The 2016 season proved to be a strong comeback for the athlete who previously had to take a step back because of an injury.
In 2015, Nate Solder signed a 2 year, $20 million contract with the New England Patriots, 19.9 million of which is guaranteed. In all, we estimate Nate Solder net worth in 2018 at around $35 million.