Greg Joseph

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Greg Joseph
No. 17 – Cleveland Browns
Position:Placekicker
Personal information
Born: (1994-08-04) August 4, 1994 (age 24)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:American Heritage School (Delray Beach, Florida)
College:Florida Atlantic
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Field goals:17
Field goal attempts:20
Field goal%:85.0
Longest field goal:51
Touchbacks:47
Player stats at NFL.com

Greg Joseph (born August 4, 1994) is an American football placekicker for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida Atlantic University.

Early years[edit]

Joseph attended and played high school football at American Heritage School.[1]

College career[edit]

Joseph spent five years at Florida Atlantic after redshirting his freshman year.[2] During his senior year in 2017, he became the Owls' all-time leader in field goals.[3]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Greg Joseph
Year School Conf Class Pos G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts
2014 Florida Atlantic CUSA SO K 11 34 35 97.1 14 20 70.0 76
2015 Florida Atlantic CUSA JR K 12 28 28 100.0 18 27 66.7 82
2016 Florida Atlantic CUSA JR K 12 39 39 100.0 10 14 71.4 69
2017 Florida Atlantic CUSA SR K 14 64 68 94.1 15 21 71.4 109
Career Florida Atlantic 165 170 97.1 57 82 69.5 336

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

After going unselected in the 2018 NFL Draft, Joseph was signed as a free agent by the Miami Dolphins. He made all three of the kicks he attempted in the preseason.[4] He was released by the Dolphins on September 1, 2018.[5]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Joseph was signed by the Cleveland Browns on September 17, 2018. He replaced Zane Gonzalez, who was cut after missing two field goals and two extra points the previous day.[3] In a Week 5 game at home against the Baltimore Ravens, Joseph made his first career game-winning field goal, a 37-yard attempt. This helped the Browns win in overtime by a final score of 12-9.[6]

Professional Statistics[edit]

Season Team Games Overall FGs PATs Kickoffs Points
GP Blk Lng FG Att FGM Pct XP Att XPM Pct 2PT Blk KO Avg TB Ret Avg
2018 CLE 14 0 51 20 17 85.0 29 25 86.2 0 69 63.5 47 20 22.9 76
Total (1 season) 14 0 51 20 17 85.0 29 25 86.2 0 69 63.5 47 20 22.9 76

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schad, Joe. "Greg Joseph of American Heritage and FAU drills 54-yarder for Miami Dolphins". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Greg Joseph College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Labbe, Dan (September 17, 2018). "Browns sign kicker Greg Joseph". Cleveland.com.
  4. ^ Lieser, Jason (August 30, 2018). "Miami Dolphins rookie Greg Joseph believes he's an NFL kicker". Palm Beach Post. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  5. ^ Beasley, Adam H.; Jackson, Barry; Salguero, Armando (September 1, 2018). "Live updates: All the players the Miami Dolphins have cut from their roster". Miami Herald. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "RECAP: Cleveland Browns beat Baltimore Ravens, 12-9, on Greg Joseph FG in OT". WKYC. Retrieved October 9, 2018.

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