TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
NFL

49ers sign punter Schmidt to three-year deal

{eot}
The Canadian Press
7/15/2013 6:52:08 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have signed undrafted punter and kickoff specialist Colton Schmidt to a three-year contract.

The 49ers announced the deal Monday. Schmidt will compete against punter Andy Lee and kicker Phil Dawson, likely serving as the backup and providing breaks for each during training camp.

Schmidt finished his career at UC Davis with 235 punts for 9,664 yards and a school-record 41.1 gross punting average. He also served as the team's kickoff specialist, recording 34 touchbacks in 62 attempts.

The Bakersfield native surpassed the previous single-season UC Davis record of 42.3 gross punting average with a 44.5 average to earn first team All-Big Sky Conference last year. He also was selected to the second team All-Great West Conference following his sophomore and junior seasons.

NFL Footballs (Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


2014 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans selected defensive end Jadeveon Clowney first overall in the 2014 NFL Draft.


Round-by-Round Picks: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Hall Of Fame

Ray Guy, Derrick Brooks, Walter Jones, Michael Strahan, Andre Reed, and Aeneas Williams, headlined this year's Hall of Fame class. More...

Podcasts

TSN 1050 - Gameday: Matt Florjancic - July 6th

Matt Florjancic of WKYC Sports in Cleveland joined Andy McNamara to discuss the arrest of Josh Gordon, Johnny Manziel, and LeBron James.

TSN 1050: Game Night: Eric Macramella - June 18

TSN Radio Legal Analyst Eric Macramella joined Jim Tatti and Andy McNamara to talk Redskins and the trademark of the name being revoked.

TSN 1050: Latenight Gamenight - Andrew Garda

Andrew Garda joins Andy Mac to talk about the Kaepernick contract extension and other news around the NFL.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television