2009 HIGHLIGHTS: Tenth-year pro is longest-tenured Bengal on the ’09 roster, with 143 games played … Has played in Games 1-4 and recorded one tackle on special teams… Played in all four preseason games.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2008 - Had no unplayable snaps (144) on the season, including club-record 101 punt snaps and 43 for placekicks ... Ranked fourth on special teams in tackles (nine), including seven solos.
2007 - Played in 16 games for the seventh time in his career ... Snapped for 130 kicks (71 placekicks and 59 punts) with no errant deliveries.
2006 - Snapped for FGs, PATs and punts ... Helped K Shayne Graham qualify as No. 2 all-time in NFL in career FG percentage (84.03) ... His errant snap on Dec. 24 PAT try at Denver was only his second unplayable snap in seven Bengals seasons ... Had one special-teams tackle on the year.
2005 - Played in Games 1-16, and in Wild Card playoff vs. Pittsburgh ... Did not see action on offense ... Had two special-teams tackles, one on Sept. 25 at Chicago and one on Oct. 30 vs. Green Bay.
2004 - Had career-high 156 long snaps (84 on punts and 72 on placekicks), with no unplayable deliveries ... Had four special-teams tackles ... Worked with tight ends during the season but did not see game action on offense.
2003 - Played in all 16 games for third time in his four NFL seasons ... Had no snaps which could not be fielded in 142 tries (65 placekicks; 77 punts) ... Had seven special-teams tackles, ranking eighth on the team ... Led special teams with two tackles Sept. 21 vs. Pittsburgh, and led again with two stops in victory Sept. 28 at Cleveland.
2002 - All of his 123 long snaps (73 on punts and 50 on placekicks) were on target to the punter/holder ... Helped K Neil Rackers post an 83.3 percent accuracy rate on field goals (15-of-18), tied for seventh among all NFL kickers with 15 or more attempts ... His 212 total special teams snaps were only four behind team-leader Nicolas Luchey's 216 ... Eight special teams tackles ranked eighth on the team ... Had a special-teams tackle in each of the season's last three games.
2001 - Snapped for punts and field goals for first 11 games, but suffered groin muscle tear in practice Dec. 5 and was placed on Injured Reserve list the next day ... Had six special teams tackles, sixth-best on team at the time of his season-ending injury ... He tied for eighth place in final special-teams tackle totals ... Suffered an injury to his abdomen in the first half Oct. 14 vs. Cleveland, but remained in the game ... Saw action as TE in team's goal-line package in fourth quarter on Oct. 28 at Detroit, when Corey Dillon scored on a one-yard run ... Made two special-teams stops on Nov. 11 at Jacksonville ... Saw playing time at tight end Dec. 2 vs. Tampa Bay.
2000 - Drafted by Bengals in seventh round (210th overall) ... Signed July 20 ... Rated in coaches' reports with no errant snaps on team-record 94 punt snaps and only one errant snap (bounced to holder) on 42 placekick snaps ... Ranked second on team in total special-teams snaps (270), playing on kickoff return and punt return units as well as punt and placekick squads ... Ranked eighth in special-teams tackles (seven) in coaches film review.
COLLEGE: Earned three-time All-Gateway Conference honors for Division I-AA Southwest Missouri State ... Finished third on the team with 32 receptions for 371 yards and four TDs as a senior ... Closed his career with TD catches of 19 and five yards Nov. 20 vs. Indiana State ... Had 26 receptions for 282 yards as a junior, and 30 catches for 349 yards with three TDs as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Belton, Mo. … Born in Waverly, Mo. … Attended Belton High School, where he played receiver and was also named his team’s lineman of the year as a junior … Won Missouri state championship as a heavyweight prep wrestler, and also competed in track and tennis … Holds B.S. degree in dietetics from Southwest Missouri State … Offseason residence is Hebron, Ky. … Married (wife Michelle) with two sons, Lance and Kellen … Father, Mike, played guard for the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League in 1967-68 … Full name is Brad Allen St. Louis. ... Official Web Site: bradstlouis.com.
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