Players

Pat McAfee
P #1
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
Age:
27
College:
West Virginia
Hometown:
Plum, PA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2013):

PUNTS
76
AVG
46
LNG
65
IN 20
27
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 366 16,685 14,154 66 45.6 38.7 3 29 50 116 31 86 170 1,911 4
2013 IND 16 0 76 3,499 2,963 65 46 38.5 1 8 15 27 7 17 29 396 1
2012 IND 16 0 73 3,520 2,985 64 48.2 40.3 1 10 9 26 8 14 32 375 1
2011 IND 16 0 88 4,098 3,488 64 46.6 39.2 1 8 11 21 3 18 48 550 1
2010 IND 15 0 65 2,731 2,302 66 42 35.4 0 3 8 21 7 22 25 289 1
2009 IND 16 0 64 2,837 2,416 60 44.3 37.8 0 0 7 21 6 15 36 301 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 OAK W 21-17 3 117 112 45 39 37.3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5 0
2 MIA L 20-24 4 206 166 60 51.5 41.5 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
3 @SF W 27-7 4 192 178 52 48 44.5 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 14 0
4 @JAC W 37-3 3 138 108 60 46 36 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 10 0
5 SEA W 34-28 2 93 79 59 46.5 26.3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 14 0
6 @SD L 9-19 5 203 203 52 40.6 40.6 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0
7 DEN W 39-33 9 440 424 60 48.9 47.1 0 1 2 6 0 2 4 16 0
9 @HOU W 27-24 5 222 207 56 44.4 41.4 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 15 0
10 STL L 8-38 6 298 153 58 49.7 25.5 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 145 1
11 @TEN W 30-27 3 111 87 43 37 29 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4 0
12 @ARI L 11-40 5 223 200 54 44.6 40 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 23 0
13 TEN W 22-14 5 227 184 60 45.4 36.8 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 43 0
14 @CIN L 28-42 7 333 260 55 47.6 37.1 0 1 2 4 0 0 4 73 0
15 HOU W 25-3 6 258 207 51 43 34.5 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 11 0
16 @KC W 23-7 4 201 178 56 50.3 44.5 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 23 0
17 JAC W 30-10 5 237 217 65 47.4 43.4 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 0 0

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft (222nd Overall).

 

PRO CAREER:

  • Holds Colts career records in kickoffs (301), kickoff touchbacks (123), kickoff yards (20,729), punting gross average (45.5) and punting net average (38.3).
  • Ranks fourth in franchise history in career punts (290) and punting yards (13,186) and third in punts inside the 20 (89).
  • Tied the fifth-longest punt in Colts history with a 66-yard kick at Jacksonville (10/3/10).
  • In 2012, set franchise single-season records for gross punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3) and games averaging 50-plus gross yards per punt (five) while tying records for punts inside the 20-yard line (26) and kickoff touchbacks (45).
  • Named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams in 2009.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Set franchise single-season records for gross punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3) and games averaging 50-plus gross yards per punt (five) and tied the records for punts inside the 20 (26) and kickoff touchbacks (45).
  • Tied for third on the team with nine special teams tackles (five solo).
  • In a Week 1 meeting at Chicago (9/9), recorded a long punt of 63 yards, which marked his third-longest punt of his career and the longest since a 64-yard kick against Kansas City (10/9/11).
  • Recorded 268 punt yards against Minnesota (9/16) and became the fifth Colts punter all-time with 10,000 punting yards. Registered a 64-yard punt, which tied the second-longest of his career (10/9/11 vs. Kansas City, 64).
  • Totaled four punts for a 53.3-yard average and a net of 49.8 against Tennessee (12/9). He pinned two punts inside the 20-yard line to pass Chris Gardocki (80) for the third most in Colts history.
  • Totaled five punts for 242 yards and a 48.4-yard average at Houston (12/16). Passed Chris Gardocki (277) for the fourth-most punts in Colts history and also passed Gardocki for the fourth-most punting yards in team history.
  • Totaled five punts for 230 yards and a 46.0-yard average against Houston (12/30) while adding one touchback. Became the career franchise leader in punting average (45.5) and net average (38.3).
  • Notched four punts for a 48.5 average and a long kick of 53 yards in the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6). Also added one kickoff touchback.

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Set a then-franchise-record with a 46.6 gross punting average and logged the club’s second-best net average for a single season with a 39.2 mark.
  • Finished the year with 88 punts for a 46.6 average and 63 kickoffs, 41 of which went for touchbacks.
  • Contributed with 21 punts inside the 20-yard line and recorded a long kick of 64 yards.
  • Ranked second in the NFL with a 68.3 touchback percentage.
  • Totaled a season-best of five touchbacks and tied a single-game record on four occasions (vs. Pittsburgh, 9/25; vs. Kansas City, 10/9; vs. Tennessee, 12/18 and vs. Houston, 12/22).
  • Tied for the team lead with eight special teams tackles.
  • Posted six punts for a 46.8 average and a long kick of 57 yards in the season opener at Houston (9/11).
  • Registered five touchbacks on kickoffs and seven punts for a 44.4 average against Pittsburgh (9/25).
  • Totaled five punts for a 55.4 average, a net of 47.6, which included the second-longest punt of his career with a 64-yard kick against Kansas City (10/9). Also had five touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Netted six punts for a 44.8 average with two dropped inside the 20-yard line at Tennessee (10/30). Recorded touchbacks on all three of his kickoffs and added one special teams tackle.
  • Amassed seven punts for a 45.9 average and dropped one kick inside the 20-yard line vs. Tennessee (12/18). Connected on a 60-yard punt, which tied for the fifth longest of his career.

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Appeared in 15 games while handling punting, kickoff and holding duties. Was placed on the Reserve/Suspended List vs. Houston (11/1).
  • Totaled 65 punts for a 42.0 average, a 35.4 net average and a 21:7 ratio of kicks inside the 20-yard line to touchbacks.
  • Finished with 16 touchbacks on kickoffs and four special teams tackles.
  • Had eight games with a 40.0-plus average (min. three punts).
  • Tallied five punts for a 41.0 average with three inside the 20-yard line vs. New York Giants (9/19) and had five touchbacks on kickoffs to tie teammate Adam Vinatieri for the most in team history in one game since 1970 (at Denver on 10/29/06).
  • Recorded six punts for a 47.8 average and totaled six touchbacks on kickoffs, which set the club record for the most in a single game since 1970 at Denver (9/26).
  • Contributed with two punts for a 55.5 average at Jacksonville (10/3), with a career-best 66-yarder.
  • Posted seven kicks for a 41.3 average with three kicks inside the 20-yard line against Cincinnati (11/14).
  • Registered four punts for a 38.3 average with one inside the 20-yard line in the team’s Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8).

 

2009 (COLTS):

  • Saw action in 16 games, while performing punting, kickoff and holding duties.
  • For the season, recorded 64 punts for a 44.3 average with a 37.8 net average. Had a 21:6 ratio of kicks inside the 20-yard line to touchbacks.
  • Had four special teams tackles and 21 touchbacks.
  • Was named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams.
  • His 2,837 punting yards was a rookie franchise record and his 64 punts ranked second by a rookie in club annals (72, Cotton Davidson in 1954). His 44.3 punt average marked the third highest by a rookie in franchise history.
  • Totaled 11 games with a 40.0-plus punt average, which ranked tied for eighth in club history for a single season (min. of three punts).
  • Made his NFL debut against Jacksonville (9/13) and notched two punts for a 44.0 average, with both kicks landing inside the 10-yard line and one being downed at the one-yard line.
  • Contributed with seven punts for a 46.3 average and a career-long of 60 yards vs. San Francisco (11/1).
  • Finished with seven punts for a 48.4 average and one inside the 20-yard line against New England (11/15). His 339 punt yards ranked fifth by a rookie punter in club annals.
  • Recorded two kicks for a 52.5 average, a long of 59 yards and one downed inside the 20-yard line at Houston (11/29). Also added three touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Registered six punts for a 46.2 average with one downed inside the 20-yard line against the New York Jets (12/27). Also had three touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Posted six punts for a 45.8 average with one downed inside the 20-yard line against Baltimore (1/16) in the Divisional Playoffs.
  • Had four punts for a 46.3 average with two downed inside the 20-yard line against the New York Jets (1/24) in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Totaled two punts for a 45.0 average against New Orleans (2/7) in Super Bowl XLIV.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Four-year player who appeared in 51 career games for West Virginia. Totaled 126 career punts for a 43.7 average with a career-long kick of 75 yards.
  • Tallied 35 punts of 50-plus yards and 46 kicks downed inside the 20-yard line.
  • Converted 58-of-79 field goals (73.4 pct.) with a long of 52 yards while splitting the uprights on 210-of-212 extra points for 384 total points.
  • Had 57 career touchbacks on kickoffs and set the school record for the most games played.
  • Following graduation, was the school’s all-time leading scorer, all-time scoring leader by a kicker and all-time extra points leader.
  • Ranked second in career punting average and second in field goals made.
  • Set the Big East record for the most extra points made and ranked second on the conference’s all-time scoring list, second in punting average and third in field goals made.
  • Appeared in 13 games as a senior and totaled 62 punts for a 44.7 average with a long of 65 yards and 25 kicks downed inside the 20-yard line.
  • Converted 17-of-20 field goals with a long kick of 52 yards and 36 extra points for 87 total punts.
  • Was one of two players in the NCAA with multiple 50-plus yard field goals.
  • As a junior, was a second-team All-Big East choice and a Lou Groza Award semi-finalist.
  • Majored in communications.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Plum (Pa.) High School.
  • Was a first-team all-conference choice and was the No. 1 rated kicker in the nation by Scout.com.
  • In 2003, was the punt, pass and kick champion.
  • Was a three-year first-team All-WPIAL selection in soccer.
  • Was an honor roll student.
  • Serves as a spokesman for the Books for Youth program.
  • Donated his hair to Locks of Love.
  • Hosted a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
  • Born in Plum, Pa.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Selected by the Colts in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft (222nd Overall).

 

PRO CAREER:

  • Holds Colts career records in kickoffs (301), kickoff touchbacks (123), kickoff yards (20,729), punting gross average (45.5) and punting net average (38.3).
  • Ranks fourth in franchise history in career punts (290) and punting yards (13,186) and third in punts inside the 20 (89).
  • Tied the fifth-longest punt in Colts history with a 66-yard kick at Jacksonville (10/3/10).
  • In 2012, set franchise single-season records for gross punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3) and games averaging 50-plus gross yards per punt (five) while tying records for punts inside the 20-yard line (26) and kickoff touchbacks (45).
  • Named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams in 2009.

 

2012 (COLTS):

  • Set franchise single-season records for gross punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3) and games averaging 50-plus gross yards per punt (five) and tied the records for punts inside the 20 (26) and kickoff touchbacks (45).
  • Tied for third on the team with nine special teams tackles (five solo).
  • In a Week 1 meeting at Chicago (9/9), recorded a long punt of 63 yards, which marked his third-longest punt of his career and the longest since a 64-yard kick against Kansas City (10/9/11).
  • Recorded 268 punt yards against Minnesota (9/16) and became the fifth Colts punter all-time with 10,000 punting yards. Registered a 64-yard punt, which tied the second-longest of his career (10/9/11 vs. Kansas City, 64).
  • Totaled four punts for a 53.3-yard average and a net of 49.8 against Tennessee (12/9). He pinned two punts inside the 20-yard line to pass Chris Gardocki (80) for the third most in Colts history.
  • Totaled five punts for 242 yards and a 48.4-yard average at Houston (12/16). Passed Chris Gardocki (277) for the fourth-most punts in Colts history and also passed Gardocki for the fourth-most punting yards in team history.
  • Totaled five punts for 230 yards and a 46.0-yard average against Houston (12/30) while adding one touchback. Became the career franchise leader in punting average (45.5) and net average (38.3).
  • Notched four punts for a 48.5 average and a long kick of 53 yards in the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss at Baltimore (1/6). Also added one kickoff touchback.

 

2011 (COLTS):

  • Set a then-franchise-record with a 46.6 gross punting average and logged the club’s second-best net average for a single season with a 39.2 mark.
  • Finished the year with 88 punts for a 46.6 average and 63 kickoffs, 41 of which went for touchbacks.
  • Contributed with 21 punts inside the 20-yard line and recorded a long kick of 64 yards.
  • Ranked second in the NFL with a 68.3 touchback percentage.
  • Totaled a season-best of five touchbacks and tied a single-game record on four occasions (vs. Pittsburgh, 9/25; vs. Kansas City, 10/9; vs. Tennessee, 12/18 and vs. Houston, 12/22).
  • Tied for the team lead with eight special teams tackles.
  • Posted six punts for a 46.8 average and a long kick of 57 yards in the season opener at Houston (9/11).
  • Registered five touchbacks on kickoffs and seven punts for a 44.4 average against Pittsburgh (9/25).
  • Totaled five punts for a 55.4 average, a net of 47.6, which included the second-longest punt of his career with a 64-yard kick against Kansas City (10/9). Also had five touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Netted six punts for a 44.8 average with two dropped inside the 20-yard line at Tennessee (10/30). Recorded touchbacks on all three of his kickoffs and added one special teams tackle.
  • Amassed seven punts for a 45.9 average and dropped one kick inside the 20-yard line vs. Tennessee (12/18). Connected on a 60-yard punt, which tied for the fifth longest of his career.

 

2010 (COLTS):

  • Appeared in 15 games while handling punting, kickoff and holding duties. Was placed on the Reserve/Suspended List vs. Houston (11/1).
  • Totaled 65 punts for a 42.0 average, a 35.4 net average and a 21:7 ratio of kicks inside the 20-yard line to touchbacks.
  • Finished with 16 touchbacks on kickoffs and four special teams tackles.
  • Had eight games with a 40.0-plus average (min. three punts).
  • Tallied five punts for a 41.0 average with three inside the 20-yard line vs. New York Giants (9/19) and had five touchbacks on kickoffs to tie teammate Adam Vinatieri for the most in team history in one game since 1970 (at Denver on 10/29/06).
  • Recorded six punts for a 47.8 average and totaled six touchbacks on kickoffs, which set the club record for the most in a single game since 1970 at Denver (9/26).
  • Contributed with two punts for a 55.5 average at Jacksonville (10/3), with a career-best 66-yarder.
  • Posted seven kicks for a 41.3 average with three kicks inside the 20-yard line against Cincinnati (11/14).
  • Registered four punts for a 38.3 average with one inside the 20-yard line in the team’s Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets (1/8).

 

2009 (COLTS):

  • Saw action in 16 games, while performing punting, kickoff and holding duties.
  • For the season, recorded 64 punts for a 44.3 average with a 37.8 net average. Had a 21:6 ratio of kicks inside the 20-yard line to touchbacks.
  • Had four special teams tackles and 21 touchbacks.
  • Was named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams.
  • His 2,837 punting yards was a rookie franchise record and his 64 punts ranked second by a rookie in club annals (72, Cotton Davidson in 1954). His 44.3 punt average marked the third highest by a rookie in franchise history.
  • Totaled 11 games with a 40.0-plus punt average, which ranked tied for eighth in club history for a single season (min. of three punts).
  • Made his NFL debut against Jacksonville (9/13) and notched two punts for a 44.0 average, with both kicks landing inside the 10-yard line and one being downed at the one-yard line.
  • Contributed with seven punts for a 46.3 average and a career-long of 60 yards vs. San Francisco (11/1).
  • Finished with seven punts for a 48.4 average and one inside the 20-yard line against New England (11/15). His 339 punt yards ranked fifth by a rookie punter in club annals.
  • Recorded two kicks for a 52.5 average, a long of 59 yards and one downed inside the 20-yard line at Houston (11/29). Also added three touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Registered six punts for a 46.2 average with one downed inside the 20-yard line against the New York Jets (12/27). Also had three touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Posted six punts for a 45.8 average with one downed inside the 20-yard line against Baltimore (1/16) in the Divisional Playoffs.
  • Had four punts for a 46.3 average with two downed inside the 20-yard line against the New York Jets (1/24) in the AFC Championship Game.
  • Totaled two punts for a 45.0 average against New Orleans (2/7) in Super Bowl XLIV.

 

COLLEGE:

  • Four-year player who appeared in 51 career games for West Virginia. Totaled 126 career punts for a 43.7 average with a career-long kick of 75 yards.
  • Tallied 35 punts of 50-plus yards and 46 kicks downed inside the 20-yard line.
  • Converted 58-of-79 field goals (73.4 pct.) with a long of 52 yards while splitting the uprights on 210-of-212 extra points for 384 total points.
  • Had 57 career touchbacks on kickoffs and set the school record for the most games played.
  • Following graduation, was the school’s all-time leading scorer, all-time scoring leader by a kicker and all-time extra points leader.
  • Ranked second in career punting average and second in field goals made.
  • Set the Big East record for the most extra points made and ranked second on the conference’s all-time scoring list, second in punting average and third in field goals made.
  • Appeared in 13 games as a senior and totaled 62 punts for a 44.7 average with a long of 65 yards and 25 kicks downed inside the 20-yard line.
  • Converted 17-of-20 field goals with a long kick of 52 yards and 36 extra points for 87 total punts.
  • Was one of two players in the NCAA with multiple 50-plus yard field goals.
  • As a junior, was a second-team All-Big East choice and a Lou Groza Award semi-finalist.
  • Majored in communications.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Plum (Pa.) High School.
  • Was a first-team all-conference choice and was the No. 1 rated kicker in the nation by Scout.com.
  • In 2003, was the punt, pass and kick champion.
  • Was a three-year first-team All-WPIAL selection in soccer.
  • Was an honor roll student.
  • Serves as a spokesman for the Books for Youth program.
  • Donated his hair to Locks of Love.
  • Hosted a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
  • Born in Plum, Pa.