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Kevin Huber
P #10
Height:
6-1
Weight:
211
Age:
32
College:
Cincinnati
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2017):

PUNTS
49
AVG
48
LNG
63
IN 20
21
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 658 29,752 26,280 75 45.2 39.9 2 71 101 226 58 149 279 2,312 4
2017 CIN 9 0 49 2,354 2,029 63 48 41.4 0 4 9 21 2 10 24 285 1
2016 CIN 16 0 78 3,613 3,084 72 46.3 39.5 0 4 8 23 8 20 38 369 0
2015 CIN 16 0 68 3,116 2,793 67 45.8 40.5 1 4 11 22 6 15 32 203 0
2014 CIN 16 0 73 3,419 3,073 69 46.8 42.1 0 8 14 27 6 15 30 226 1
2013 CIN 14 0 66 2,982 2,673 75 45.2 40.5 0 12 5 24 4 20 25 229 1
2012 CIN 16 0 76 3,540 3,190 69 46.6 42 0 9 19 33 7 14 27 210 0
2011 CIN 16 0 91 4,023 3,570 71 44.2 39.2 0 8 10 24 9 26 38 273 1
2010 CIN 16 0 71 2,992 2,748 72 42.1 38.2 1 8 17 28 6 14 26 124 0
2009 CIN 16 0 86 3,713 3,120 61 43.2 36.3 0 14 8 24 10 15 39 393 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 BAL L 0-20 5 212 189 53 42.4 37.8 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 23 0
2 HOU L 9-13 7 334 319 61 47.7 45.6 0 1 1 6 0 2 3 15 0
3 @GB L 24-27 6 296 226 58 49.3 37.7 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 70 0
4 @CLE W 31-7 4 191 187 56 47.8 46.8 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 4 0
5 BUF W 20-16 4 187 146 48 46.8 36.5 0 1 1 3 0 0 2 41 0
7 @PIT L 14-29 5 250 243 58 50 48.6 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 7 0
8 IND W 24-23 4 197 137 60 49.3 34.3 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 20 0
9 @JAX L 7-23 7 336 248 55 48 35.4 0 0 3 3 0 1 3 88 1
10 @TEN L 20-24 7 351 334 63 50.1 47.7 0 1 1 3 0 2 3 17 0

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Bio

      Cincinnati native has played in 130 of last 132 Bengals games (including postseason), establishing strong presence in team record book ... In 2014 he was an initial-ballot Pro Bowl selection after re-setting records he already held for season gross and net averages ... Also holds franchise career marks for gross average (45.0) and net (39.8) ... Has Bengals’ best career ratio for inside-20s to touchbacks (205-56, 3.7-to-1) ... Shares franchise record for longest punt (75) ... Has been reliable holder on place kicks for his entire Bengals career.

      Cincinnati native has played in 130 of last 132 Bengals games (including postseason), establishing strong presence in team record book ... In 2014 he was an initial-ballot Pro Bowl selection after re-setting records he already held for season gross and net averages ... Also holds franchise career marks for gross average (45.0) and net (39.8) ... Has Bengals’ best career ratio for inside-20s to touchbacks (205-56, 3.7-to-1) ... Shares franchise record for longest punt (75) ... Has been reliable holder on place kicks for his entire Bengals career.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in fifth round of 2009 NFL Draft (142nd overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 7-16-09 ... Re-signed with Bengals on 3-8-13.

 

     Pro Bowl participation: Has played in one game, the 2014 season contest in Glendale, Ariz., helping Team Irvin secure victory with late 56-yard punt that pinned Team Carter at its three-yard line.

 

     2016 highlights: Played in Games 1-16, averaging 46.3 yards gross and 39.5 net ... Posted 23 inside-20s against eight touchbacks ... On Sept. 18 at Pittsburgh, averaged 45.2 gross and 40.2 net on nine punts, with three inside-20s and no TBs ... On Oct. 30 vs. Washington in London, had season-best 52.2 gross yards on five punts ... Strong numbers on seven punts Nov. 14 at N.Y. Giants, averaging 48.0 gross and 42.3 net, with two inside-20s and no touchbacks, including one kick downed at Giants one ... Had a kick downed at the one for the second straight game on Nov. 20 vs. Buffalo, and had one additional inside-20, with no touchbacks ... Had his season-long punt (72 yards) on Dec. 11 at Cleveland, and one of his two inside-20s was downed at the two ... Posted season-best net average (45.3) on three kicks on Dec. 18 vs. Pittsburgh ... Eight punts for a 45.8 average and 41.8 net on Dec. 24 at Houston, with three inside-20s and no touchbacks.

 

     Previous seasons: 2009—First kicking specialist taken in 2009 draft ... Rookie’s 43.2-yard gross average tied Bengals’ second-best since 1999 ... Had 36.3 net average, and in 10 previous seasons, only once did a Bengals punter better that mark ... Had 24 inside-20 kicks and only 10 touchbacks ... Made regular-season debut Sept. 13 vs. Denver, averaging 39.7 yards on seven punts, with season-best five inside-20 ... Had two key punts in second half of Sept. 20 win at Green Bay, a 48-yarder that went out of bounds at Green Bay four and a 56-yarder to Packers 26. 2010—Averaged 42.1 yards per punt (38.2 net), with 28 inside-20s and six touchbacks ... Had only one touchback in last 11 games ... Helped Bengals control field position all day in win Sept. 26 at Carolina, as five of his six punts were downed inside-20 (tied career high), including three inside the five ... All three punts on Oct. 3 at Cleveland were inside-20s ... On Nov. 8 vs. Pittsburgh, had punt downed at Steelers’ one but also suffered only career blocked punt, due to protection breakdown. 2011—Averaged 44.2 yards on career-high 91 punts, and 39.2 net was second-best for a Bengals season at that time ... Played all 16 games and in Wild Card playoff ... His 4023 total punting yards set Bengals record, surpassing Lee Johnson’s 3954 in 1993 ... Had punt downed at two-yard line Oct. 9 at Jacksonville, helping set up field position for offense’s game-winning TD drive ... Averaged 45.3 yards on seven punts in key win Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh, along with season-best four inside-20s and no touchbacks. 2012—Led NFL in punts downed inside five-yard line (11) ... Averaged 46.6 gross yards and 42.0 net on 76 punts, both averages Bengals records at the time ... Had 33 inside-20 kicks and just seven touchbacks, and his plus-26 differential ranked tied for sixth in NFL ... In Bengals’ playoff-clinching win Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh, averaged 52.7 yards on six punts (48.3 net), and his four inside-20s included one out of bounds at Steelers two ... In Wild Card playoff at Houston, averaged 46.6 yards on five kicks (43.8 net), with three inside-20s and no touchbacks. 2013—Played in Games 1-14 before missing last two games and Wild Card playoff, due to jaw and neck injuries suffered Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh ... Had crucial play in Oct. 6 win vs. New England, a 57-yard punt into strong winds and heavy rain late in fourth quarter ... Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on Dec. 1 at San Diego, after punting for career-high gross and net averages (both 55.5), with two inside-20s, no touchbacks and no return yards allowed ... Also vs. San Diego, tied Kyle Larson’s club record for longest punt (75) ... Finished season with gross average of 45.2, and his 40.5 net ranked eighth in NFL ... Had 24-inside-20 kicks, with just four touchbacks ... No touchbacks on Sept. 29 vs. Cleveland, and his three inside-20s forced Browns to start drives from their five, eight and nine-yard lines ... Had three inside-20 kicks among his five punts Oct. 13 at Buffalo, including overtime kick that pinned Bills at their seven, helping set up field position for game-winning FG ... On Oct. 20 at Detroit, had 47.0 net on four punts, with one kick downed at Lions six with 1:52 remaining, setting up field position for Bengals game winning FG. 2014—Ranked fourth in NFL in gross average (46.8) and fifth in net (42.1), re-setting records he had posted in 2012 ... Selected in initial voting for Pro Bowl, and earned first-team All-Pro honors from Sporting News ... Had 27 inside-20 kicks and six touchbacks ... On Sept. 21 vs. Tennessee averaged 49.3 gross and had three inside-20 kicks, downed at the two, 11 and four, two of which helped set up early scores ... Punted 11 times for 558 total yards Oct. 19 at Indianapolis, tying franchise record for punts in a game and setting record for yards ... Four inside-20s and no touchbacks on Nov. 23 at Houston ... In Wild Card playoff at Indianapolis, punted eight times for 47.5 gross and 43.1 net, with three inside-20s and no touchbacks. 2015—Appeared in all 16 games and in Wild Card playoff ... Averaged 53.7 gross and 47.0 net on three punts Sept. 20 vs. San Diego, with two inside-20s and one touchback ... On Oct. 4 vs. Kansas City, had longest punt of season, 67-yarder downed at Chiefs’ seven, and in fourth quarter had 42-yarder downed at one ... On Nov. 1 at Pittsburgh, had three inside-20s (no touchbacks), forcing Pittsburgh drive starts at five-, 17- and eight-yard lines ... Three inside-20s and no TBs in Wild Card playoff vs. Pittsburgh.

 

     Cincinnati all the way: Huber is only the second player drafted by the Bengals who grew up in Cincinnati and attended both high school and college in the Queen City. He attended McNicholas High School before enrolling at the University of Cincinnati. The first such player was RB Clem Turner, a fourth-round draftee in 1969 who went to Woodward High and then UC. Turner played for the Bengals only in ’69, and he also played for Denver from ’70-72.

 

     College: Played four seasons (2005-08) at Cincinnati, with 117 of his 124 punts coming in his last two campaigns ... Led the nation in net punting average in both 2007 and ’08, and as a junior in ’07, his 46.9-yard gross average made him the first UC player to win the official national punting title ... Averaged 45.5 gross yards for his career, becoming eighth player in Division I/FBS history to average 45.0 yards or more for his career ... Had 47 inside-20 kicks for his career, with just 14 touchbacks ... Redshirted (did not play) in 2004.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Cincinnati ... Attended McNicholas High School, where he was a three-time all-league selection ... Finance major at University of Cincinnati, twice earning Commissioner’s Honor Roll when Bearcats played in Conference USA ... Later made the Big East All-Academic team ... Married (wife Mindi) ... Favorite hobby is golf, and also enjoys snow skiing.

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