Matt Bosher

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Matt Bosher
Matt Bosher.jpg
Bosher with the Falcons in 2011
No. 5     Atlanta Falcons
Punter/Kickoff specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-18) October 18, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Greenacres, Florida
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Jupiter (FL)
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 192
Debuted in 2011 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Falcons Man of the Year Award (2012)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2011)
  • 2010 All-ACC First Team (punter)
  • 2009 All-ACC First Team (kicker)
  • 2009 All-ACC Second Team (punter)
  • 2008 Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
  • 2008 All-ACC Second Team (kicker)
  • 2008 All-ACC Second Team (punter)
  • 2008 Jack Harding Award recipient (Team MVP)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Punts 130
Punting yards 5,837
Punting average 44.9
Stats at NFL.com

Matt Bosher (born October 18, 1987) is an American football punter for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Falcons in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Bosher played high school football at Jupiter High School in Jupiter, Florida. He played college football at the University of Miami.[1][2]

College career[edit]

Bosher played college football at the University of Miami from 2007 to 2010.[3][4][5] He was the team's starting punter for four years, punting for nearly 10,000 yards for the Hurricanes. He averaged 44 yard per punt on 59 punts as a senior. He was also the team's starting placekicker from 2008 to 2010. In four years at Miami, Bosher scored 262 points.[6] He was a first-team All-ACC player and set a Miami record in September 2010 by kicking his fourteenth consecutive field goal.[7]

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Bosher was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round (192nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was signed by the team on July 28.[8]

On Sunday December 11, 2011, with averages of 47.8 yards (gross) and 46.0 (net) on six punts ESPN Stats & Information selected Bosher as the punter of the day in the NFL.[9]

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