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Brad Nortman
P #3
Height:
6-2
Weight:
214
Age:
28
College:
Wisconsin
Hometown:
Brookfield, WI
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

PUNTS
45
AVG
45.3
LNG
62
IN 20
17
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 410 18,651 16,096 78 45.5 39.3 4 36 53 135 34 106 181 1,875 4
2017 JAX 9 0 45 2,040 1,850 62 45.3 40.2 1 9 5 17 4 15 12 110 0
2016 JAX 16 0 77 3,589 3,040 78 46.6 39.5 0 5 14 27 8 19 31 389 1
2015 CAR 16 0 70 3,175 2,787 65 45.4 39.8 0 6 3 20 5 19 37 288 1
2014 CAR 16 0 72 3,236 2,701 72 44.9 36.5 2 6 13 26 5 20 28 435 1
2013 CAR 16 0 70 3,344 2,909 72 47.8 41.6 0 6 10 25 5 13 36 335 0
2012 CAR 16 0 76 3,267 2,809 63 43 36.5 1 4 8 20 7 20 37 318 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 @HOU W 29-7 4 187 146 61 46.8 36.5 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 21 0
2 TEN L 16-37 5 246 191 59 49.2 38.2 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 55 0
3 BAL W 44-7 3 150 150 60 50 50 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
4 @NYJ L 20-23 8 361 354 61 45.1 44.3 0 1 1 5 0 5 1 7 0
5 @PIT W 30-9 5 190 190 42 38 38 0 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 0
6 LA L 17-27 7 274 257 53 39.1 32.1 1 3 0 2 0 1 3 17 0
7 @IND W 27-0 2 107 107 61 53.5 53.5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9 CIN W 23-7 2 94 74 62 47 37 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10 LAC W 20-17 9 431 381 61 47.9 42.3 0 0 3 3 2 1 3 10 0

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally selected by Carolina in the sixth round (207th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft ... Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Jacksonville on 3/10/15

PRO (Games played/started - 83/0, 6/0)

• Sixth-year punter has played in Carolina and Jacksonville
• Played in six postseason games, including Super Bowl 50

2017 (w/ JAX - 3/0)                                             
    • 9/10 at HOU: Punted four times for 187 yards (46.8 avg.) with a net average of 36.5 yards and a long punt of 61 yards
    • 9/17 vs. TEN: Punted five times for 246 yards (49.2 avg.) with a long punt of 59 yards
    • 9/24 vs. BAL: Punted three times for 150 yards (50.0 avg.) with a long punt of 60 yards

2016 (w/ JAX - 14/16)

• 9/11 vs. G.B.: Made Jaguars debut and punted twice for 125 yards (62.5 net avg.) and downed both inside the 5-yard line ... His 67-yard punt is the seventh-longest in franchise history
• 9/18 at S.D.: Punted four times for 179 yards (44.8 avg.), including downing two punts inside the 20
• 9/25 vs. BAL: Punted six times for 249 yards (41.5 avg.), including two punts downed inside the 20
• 10/2 vs. IND: Punted five times for 269 yards (53.8 avg.), including a career-long 78-yard punt in the fourth quarter, the second-longest punt in Jaguars franchise history (Bryan Barker, 83) and longest in the NFL this season ... Had one punt downed inside the 20
• 10/16 at CHI: Punted ve times for 275 yards (55.0 avg.), including a 52.2 net avg. ... Downed two punts inside the 20, including his 100th career punt inside the 20
• 10/23 vs. OAK: Punted ve times for 239 yards (47.8 avg.) including a long punt of 56 yards
• 10/27 at TEN: Punted six times for 275 yards (45.8 avg.) and downed one punt inside the 20
• 11/6 at K.C.: Punted four times for 167 yards (41.8 avg.) and downed one punt inside the 20 ... Tallied one special teams tackle
• 11/13 vs. HOU: Punted three times for 115 yards
• 11/20 at DET: Punted six times for 245 yards (40.8 avg.) and downed a career-high four punts inside the 20
• 11/27 at BUF: Punted six times for 273 yards (45.5 avg., 31.7 net avg.), including two punts downed insidet the 20 and a long of 61
• 12/4 vs. DEN: Punted eight times for 369 yards (46.1 avg., 41.1 net avg.), including a career-high-tying four downed inside the 20 and long of 65
• 12/11 vs. MIN: Punted four times for 163 yards (40.8 avg., 38.5 net avg.), including one downed inside the 20
• 12/18 at HOU: Punted six times for 315 yards (52.5 avg., 46.2 net avg.) including a long punt of 67 yards
• 12/24 vs. TEN: Started at RT
• 1/1 at IND: Started at RT, helping the team rush for 182 yards

2015 (w/ CAR - 16/0, 3/0)

Played in all 16 games, including three playoff contests ... Season totals include 70 punts for 3,175 yards (45.4 avg.), including a 39.8 net average ... Downed 20 punts inside the 20

• 9/20 vs. HOU: Punted five times for 377 yards for a season-best 53.9 average • 11/15 at TEN: Punted four times for a season-high 47.3 net average
• 02/07: Punted seven times for 315 yards (45.0 avg.) in Super Bowl 50

2014 (w/ CAR - 16/0, 2/0)

Played in all 16 games, including two postseason games ... Generated a gross average of 44.9 yards and net average of 36.5 yards with a career-high 26 punts inside the 20, five touchbacks, two blocks and a long of 72 yards on 72 punts ... Served as holder on extra points and field goals

• 10/19 at G.B.: Compiled a season-high 53.9-yard gross average, the second highest of his career, on a season-high seven punts
• 11/16 vs. ATL: Equaled second-longest punt in team history and matched career long with a 72-yard boot ... Produced a season-high 48.3-yard net average
• 1/3 vs. ARI: Tied team record for the most punts inside the 20 in a postseason game with three

2013 (w/ CAR - 16/0, 1/0)

Played in all 16 games, including one playoff contest ... Set Carolina records with a gross average of 47.8 yards, which ranked second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL, and net average of 41.6 yards, which ranked fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL ... Punted 70 times with a career-high 25 inside the 20, five touchbacks and a career long of 72 yards

• 11/24 at MIA: Established a Carolina single-game record with a 56.7-yard gross average on seven punts ... Uncorked a career-long 72-yard punt, matching the second-longest punt in team history
• 12/22 vs. N.O.: Generated a season-high net average of 47.0 yards on a season-high eight punts with two inside the 20 ... Pinned the Saints at their 2-yard line and 3-yard line

• Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December, compiling a 48.1 gross average and 44.0-yard net average with eight inside the 20 and had at least one punt longer than 50 yards in all five games

2012 (w/ CAR - 16/0)

Recorded a gross average of 43.0 yards and net average of 36.5 yards with 20 punts inside the 20, seven touchbacks, one block of 63 yards on 76 punts

• 10/7 vs. SEA: Booted a career-long 63-yard punt
• 11/4 at WAS: Landed a season-high three punts inside the 20
• 11/11 vs. DEN: Produced a season-high 50.1-yard gross average on a career-high nine punts
• 12/23 vs. OAK: Generated a season-high 48.3-yard net average

COLLEGE (at Wisconsin, 2008-11)

• Played in 52 games, taking over the Badgers’ punting duties as a freshman
• Generated gross average of 42.1 yards and net average of 36.7 yards with 69 punts inside the 20, 19 touchbacks, four blocks and long of 76 yards on 199 punts, the fourth most in school history
• Gross average ranks as the third highest in UW history
• Thirty five punts traveled more than 50 yards and 53 resulted in fair catches
• Majored in accounting

PERSONAL

• Attended Central High School in Brookfield, Wis.
• Ranked as the No. 4 punter in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 8 by Scout.com • Parents are William and Jane Nortman
• Married to wife, Lexi
• Twitter handle is @BradNortmanisms

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