4th Season in NFL2nd Season with Raiders
Nate Tice enters his first season as quality control – offense for the Oakland Raiders after serving as a seasonal offensive assistant for the Silver and Black in 2016.
Last season, Tice assisted on a staff that led the Raiders to a 12-4 record and their first postseason berth since 2002. Tice worked with an offense that featured five Pro Bowlers – QB Derek Carr, WR Amari Cooper, C Rodney Hudson, G/T Kelechi Osemele and T Donald Penn. Additionally, the unit finished sixth in the NFL in total offense (373.3 yard per game) and sixth in rushing offense (120.1 yards per game). The unit also finished seventh in the NFL, averaging 26.0 points per game.
Prior to joining the Raiders, Tice served as a scouting assistant with the Atlanta Falcons from 2014-15. Tice played a part in drafting RB Devonta Freeman in 2014, who finished second on the team with 65 carries for 248 yards as a rookie and Vic Beasley in 2015, who had an immediate impact by leading the team with four sacks during his rookie campaign. Tice began his coaching career at Pittsburgh, where he served two years as a graduate assistant for the Panthers in 2012-13.
PERSONAL: A native of Edina, Minn. …Was a member of two Big Ten title teams during his three years at Wisconsin…Began his collegiate career at UCF before transferring to Wisconsin…Earned a bachelor’s in consumer affairs…Prepped at Edina (Minn.) High, where he was a three-year letterwinner at quarterback…Completed 111-of-173 attempts (64.2 percent) for 1,400 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior, and was named All-Metro honorable mention and All-Conference First Team.
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