Nathan Cottrell

Nathan Cottrell

Running Back #31
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Ht / Wt:5'11" / 193 lb.
College:Georgia Tech
Age:24
Born:August 2, 1996
Drafted:2020 / UDFA

Nathan Cottrell: Ready for Week 17

Cottrell (hip) is active for Sunday's game against the Colts.

Analysis: The 24-year-old was considered questionable with the hip injury but is good to go for the season finale. Cottrell should handle kick return duties and serve as a reserve tailback behind Dare Ogunbowale and Devine Ozigbo on Sunday.

January 3, 2021 12:05 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Deemed questionable for Sunday

Cottrell (hip) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.

Analysis: Cottrell logged a trio of limited practices this week, putting his Week 17 status into question. Even with James Robinson (ankle) out last week, Cottrell didn't play a snap on offense, so his potential absence in the season finale only hurts the team's depth behind Dare Ogunbowale and Devine Ozigbo.

January 1, 2021 3:29 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Joins active roster

Cottrell was promoted to the Jaguars' active roster from the practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: The 24-year-old was elevated as an extra player from the practice squad for Sunday's loss to the Steelers, and he's now earned a longer look on the active roster. Cottrell exclusively played special teams during the contest and figures to have a similar role going forward for Jacksonville.

November 24, 2020 4:26 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Sent to practice squad

Cottrell reverted back to Jacksonville's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Cottrell was active on special teams in Week 11, playing on 25 snaps and recording a tackle on punt coverage. He's logged 44 special teams snaps in two contests this season.

November 23, 2020 8:33 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Promoted from practice squad

Cottrell was promoted to Jacksonville's active roster from the practice squad Saturday.

Analysis: The 24-year-old is being elevated as an extra player and provides backfield depth for the Jaguars. Cottrell appeared in one game earlier this season and play one snap on offense and 19 snaps on special teams.

November 22, 2020 7:38 AM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Comes off COVID-19 list

The Jaguars activated Cottrell off the practice squad COVID-19 list Thursday.

Analysis: Cottrell is one of 11 players cleared to return from the COVID-19 list for Jacksonville on Thursday. He'll be eligible to immediately resume participating in practice squad activities.

October 22, 2020 2:11 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Shifts to COVID list

The Jaguars placed Cottrell on the practice squad COVID-19 list Saturday.

Analysis: Cottrell is one of 12 players on the Jaguars' practice squad to get placed on this list. The running back either contracted the virus or came into close contact with an infected person. He'll need to clear the NFL's COVID-19 protocols before returning to team activities.

October 18, 2020 7:04 AM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Sent back to practice squad

Cottrell reverted to the Jaguars' practice squad.

Analysis: Cottrell was activated for the team's season opener against the Colts, and he played mainly on special teams but logged one offensive snap. The undrafted free agent out of Georgia Tech will look to develop further on the Jaguars' practice roster.

September 15, 2020 5:16 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Plays one snap in debut

Cottrell played one offensive snap during Sunday's 27-20 win over the Colts.

Analysis: The rookie UDFA was active for the season opener and played 19 snaps on special teams. Cottrell is unlikely to be a factor in Jacksonville's offense under the current circumstances, but he may continue to suit up while Ryquell Armstead (reserve/COVID-19 list) and Devine Ozigbo (hamstring) are sidelined.

September 14, 2020 4:15 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Added to active roster

Cottrell was promoted to the Jaguars' active roster Saturday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Cottrell was signed to the team as an undrafted free agent after the 2020 draft and has bounced from between the roster and practice squad since. Given the rash of injuries in Jacksonville's backfield, Cottrell could suit up in Week 1 against Indianapolis.

September 12, 2020 2:21 PM EST

Nathan Cottrell: Waived by Jacksonville

The Jaguars waived Cottrell on Friday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Cottrell signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in April. He was efficient but underutilized as a running back for Georgia Tech, so he was seeking a special-teams role with the team. If he clears waivers, he may land on the practice squad.

September 4, 2020 8:47 PM EST

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