Nathan Coehoorn
No. 85
Born: (1986-09-17) September 17, 1986 (age 34)
Redcliff, Alberta
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)WR
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
UniversityCalgary
High schoolMedicine Hat
CFL draft2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted byEdmonton Eskimos
Career history
As player
20112016Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Nathan Joel Coehoorn (born September 17, 1986)[1] is a former Canadian football wide receiver who played his entire professional career for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. After the 2010 CIS season, he was ranked as the seventh best player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau rankings for players eligible in the 2011 CFL Draft, and third by players in the CIS.[2] Coming out of college his top assets were speed, aggression and good hands. He was drafted fifth overall in the draft by the Eskimos and signed with the team on May 31, 2011.[3] He played CIS football with the Calgary Dinos. On August 20, 2013 [4] his contract was extended through the 2015 CFL season.

Coehoorn played six season for the Eskimos, catching 211 passes for 2,376 yards with 6 touchdowns. He won the 103rd Grey Cup to conclude the 2015 season. On April 10, 2017, Coehoorn announced his retirement at the age of 30 via Instagram because of concussion related health concerns.[5]

Personal life

Coehoorn got married in late 2014. He welcomed his daughter, Greyce, with his wife Teagan on December 5, 2015.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.godinos.com/roster.aspx?path=football&tab=football
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-22. Retrieved 2017-09-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ https://www.cfl.ca/article/esks-sign-2011-picks-mitchell-and-coehoorn Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine Esks sign 2011 picks Mitchell and Coehoorn
  4. ^ http://esks.com/article/esks-extend-wr-nate-coehoorn-20130820122408
  5. ^ "Esks WR Coohorn retires because of head injuries - Article - TSN". TSN. 2017-04-09. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  6. ^ http://www.esks.com/2015/12/05/coehoorn-welcomes-baby-girl/