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Nik Embernate | Guard

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/3/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 304
College: San Diego State
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Steelers released G Nik Embernate and signed T Emmanuel McCray.
The 2013 priority UDFA known as "Embernasty" never had a chance after blowing out his knee last August. McCray is a fresh UDFA that was cut by the Chargers after three days. Thu, May 29, 2014 10:10:00 AM

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Steelers placed G Nik Embernate on injured reserve with a torn MCL and ACL, ending his season.

31-year-old OT D'Anthony Batiste was signed in a corresponding move. "Embernasty" was signed as an undrafted free agent. He started 46 games for San Diego State, but will "redshirt" on injured reserve as a rookie.
Sat, Aug 3, 2013 03:14:00 PM

Steelers signed San Diego State G Nik Embernate.

Embernate (6-foot-3 3/4, 305) was nicknamed "Embernasty" in college for his physical play, often to the point of inducing penalties. He started 46 games for the Aztecs, all at guard. Embernate showed some athleticism at his Pro Day with a 5.15 forty and 26 1/2-inch vertical. He did 21 reps on the bench. Once Embernate develops, he could grow into a Richie Incognito-type player. The Steelers don't have much depth along the offensive line.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 11:52:00 PM

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