Carson Wiggs

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Carson Wiggs
No. 3 Free agent
Position: Placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-20) February 20, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Grand Prairie, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: South Grand Prairie High School
College: Purdue
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Carson Michael Wiggs (born February 20, 1990) is an American football placekicker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Wiggs played college football at Purdue.

Early years[edit]

Wiggs attended South Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas. As a senior, he was invited to participate in the Under Armour All-America Game in January 2008. He was also named honorable mention all-state and first team all-district as both punter and kicker, after averaging 37 yards per punt and making 8 of 13 field goals, while still maintaining his grades to earn honorable mention academic all-state. Wiggs made 15 of 23 field goals and 67 of 69 PAT attempts for his career.[1]

Name Home town High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Carson Wiggs
K
Grand Prairie, Texas South Grand Prairie High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) -- Jun 12, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 10 (K)   Rivals: 11 (K), -- (TX)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Wiggs committed to Purdue University on June 12, 2007.[2] Wiggs wasn't heavily recruited, as he also had two other FBS scholarship offers from New Mexico State and Louisiana Tech.[3]

College career[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Source:[4]

  Kicking Punting
Season Team Made FG Att FG Pct Long Pts Att Avg Long
2008 Purdue 8 11 72.7 53 43 6 31.2 38
2009 Purdue 14 21 66.7 59 82 4 36.5 51
2010 Purdue 15 19 78.9 52 72 22 36.4 59
2011 Purdue 19 25 76 53 96 23 35 54
Totals 56 72 77.7 59 293 55 35.2 59

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

He was considered as one of the better kicking prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft, as he was one of the few kickers selected to participate in the NFL Combine,[5] but he was not selected during the draft. He signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. On August 19, 2013, he was cut by the Seahawks.[6]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Wiggs signed with the Indianapolis Colts on March 18, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carson Wigg Profile". www.purduesports.com. Purdue University. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Carson Wiggs". www.Rivals.com. Yahoo!. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Scout.com:Carson Wiggs". www.Scout.com. MSN. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Carson Wiggs #6 PK". ESPN.com. ESPN. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Carson Wiggs Purdue". NFL Draft Scout. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ Condotta, Bob (August 19, 2013). "Personnel updates: Seahawks cut Wiggs, add Cherrington; Carroll gives injury updates". The Seattle Times. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". Colts.com. March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 

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