Kevin Huber

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Kevin Huber
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Huber with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011
No. 10 – Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Punter
Personal information
Born: (1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 32)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school: Cincinnati (OH) Archbishop McNicholas
College: Cincinnati
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 142
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2017
Punts: 689
Punting yards: 31,157
Punting average: 45.2
Inside 20: 237
Player stats at NFL.com

Kevin Huber (born July 16, 1985) is an American football punter for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Cincinnati, where he was twice recognized as a consensus All-American.

Early years[edit]

Huber was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Archbishop McNicholas High School in Cincinnati, and played for the McNicholas Rockets high school football team. He was a three-time all-conference selection and was named the Greater Catholic League's Punter of the Year following his junior and senior seasons.

College career[edit]

Huber attended the University of Cincinnati, where he played for the Cincinnati Bearcats football team from 2005 to 2008. As a junior in 2007, and again as a senior in 2008, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American. Huber holds the record for longest punt in Bearcats' history at 69 yards, which was set on September 17, 2007 at Memphis.

Awards and honors[edit]

Professional career[edit]

The Cincinnati Bengals selected Huber in the fifth round (142nd overall pick) of the 2009 NFL Draft, and he has played for the Bengals since the 2009 season. In his six-year career, through the sixth game of the 2014 season, Huber has played 84 games and averaged 44.3 yards on 418 punts.[9] He has also been the Bengals' placekicking holder for his entire career.[10]

In Week 15 of 2013 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Huber was blocked by Steelers linebacker Terence Garvin, which led to a fractured jaw.[11] Afterwards, it was reported that Huber had also suffered a vertebral fracture in his neck, and would miss the remainder of the season.[12]

Huber holds Bengals' franchise career marks for gross punting average (44.2 yards) and net average (39.1) through the 2013 season, as well as the season records in both categories (set in 2012).[10]

On March 14, 2018, Huber signed a three-year contract extension with the Bengals.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Huber married Mindi Naticchioni on March 5, 2016 at Cincinnati Music Hall.[14] She is a former model/actor and is a biomedical research student at the University of Cincinnati.[15]

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