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    Sam Koch was originally drafted in the sixth round (203rd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

    HONORS
    Pro Bowl first Alternate (2010)
    AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 16, 2008)

    CAREER
    Owns franchise records with 402 punts, 17,587 yards and a 43.7-yard career gross average...His 38.1-yard career net average also ranks first in team history
    His 149 career punts inside the 20 rank first on the Ravens' all-time list (Kyle Richardson is second with 128)
    Finished second in the AFC with a 39.2 net average in 2010
    Led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a career-high 39 punts inside the 20 in 2010
    Koch's 39.9 net and 45.0 gross punting averages in 2008 are single-season Ravens records...Also ranks second (Dustin Colquitt, 151) in punts inside the 20 since 2006 (149)
    Blasted a franchise-record 74-yard punt at Hou. (11/9/08)

    2010: (16/0, 2/0) Finished second in the NFL with a career-high and franchise-record-tying 39 punts inside the 20 (Kyle Richardson in 1999) while punting 81 times for 3,530 yards for a 43.6 avg...Ranked second in the AFC with a 39.2 net average
    Blasted 7 punts for 318 yards (45.4 avg.) and placed a career-high-tying 5 inside the 20 in the 34-28 overtime victory in game 13 at Hou. (12/13)
    Punted 5 times (moving him into first place for the most punts in franchise history) for 233 yards (46.6 avg.), placing 1 inside the 20, in the 37-13 victory in game 10 at Car. (11/21)
    Did not punt, but completed a pass on a fake punt to CB Cary Williams (13 yards), to convert a 4th-and-10 in the 26-10 win in game 8 vs. Mia. (11/7)
    Punted 5 times for 221 yards (44.2 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, becoming the Ravens' all-time leader with his 129th (Kyle Richardson - 128) in the 37-34 victory in game 7 vs. Buf. (10/24)
    Booted 9 punts for 404 yards (44.9 avg.), placing a career-high 5 kicks inside the 20, in game 6 at NE (10/17)
    Punted 6 times for 277 yards (46.2 avg.), while placing 4 inside the 20, in two playoff games

    2009: (16/0, 2/0) Punted 73 times for 3,188 (43.7 avg.), placing 26 inside the 20...Koch's 37.9 net average in 2009 is the third best of his career
    Punted 7 times for 293 yards (41.9 avg.), placing 4 inside the 20, in the 16-0 win in game 9 at Cle. (11/16)
    Booted 5 punts for 249 yards (49.8 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 57, in game 8 at Cin. (11/8)
    Booted 6 punts for 272 yards (45.3 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 60, in game 5 vs. Cin. (10/11)
    Punted 5 times for 238 yards (47.6 avg.), including a postseason career-long 59-yard boot in the Divisional Playoff at Ind. (1/16/10)

    2008: (16/0, 3/0) Finished sixth in the NFL with a career-high 3,777 yards (45.0 avg. on 84 punts) and ranked fifth in the league with a 39.9 net average...Koch also led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a then-career-high 34 punts inside the 20...Also led the NFL with 18 punts inside the 10...His 39.9 net and 45.0 gross punting averages in 2008 are single-season Ravens records...Blasted a career-high and franchise record 74-yard boot against Houston on 11/9/08
    Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors, punting 5 times for 261 yards (52.2 avg.), with a long of 61, and placed 2 inside the 20 in game 15 at Dal. (12/20)...Also carried the ball (first-career rush) for 9 yards and a first down on 4th-and-6 on a fake FG from the Cowboys' 22-yard line...Fake led to a TD two plays later
    Booted 4 punts for 200 yards (50-yard average), with a franchise-record and career-long 74-yard kick in game 9 at Hou. (11/9)
    Blasted 3 punts for 177 yards for a careerhigh 59-yard average, including a 67-yard boot in game 6 at Mia. (10/19)
    Punted 20 times for 845 yards (42.3 avg.), with a long of 52 in the postseason

    2007: (16/0) Punted 78 times for 3,397 yards for a 43.6-yard average...Koch also placed 20 kicks inside the 20 and added 1 special teams tackle...Punted a career-high 10 times for 436 yards (43.6 average), with a long of 55 in game 8 at Pit. (11/5)

    2006: (16/0, 1/0) Saw action in all 16 games, punting 86 times for 3,695 yards for a 43.0 average and placing 30 inside the 20 (fourth most in the NFL)...Koch also finished the year tied (Donnie Jones, Mia.) with the second-most punts downed inside the 10-yard line with 12 and tied for the second-fewest TBs (3) in the NFL
    Saw action in his first-career NFL game when he kicked off 6 times and booted 6 punts for 282 yards (47.0 avg.), including a long of 56, in the 27-0 victory in game 1 at TB (9/10)

    COLLEGE
    A former walk-on, he received a scholarship at Nebraska before the start of the 2004 season...Played in 30 career games, 23 of which came as the Huskers' No. 1 punter...Racked up a career-punting average of 44.1 yards (with 56 kicks inside the 20 and a long of 84 yards) to finish 3rd in school annals...As a senior in 2005, Koch put together the best campaign ever at his position in school history, breaking the single-season punting average mark with a 46.5-yard average...Koch's average ranked second nationally and helped Nebraska to a No. 2 national ranking in net punting (39.9 avg.)...Was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award and earned a first-team All-American nod by NationalChamps.net...Also named first-team All-Big 12 (Kansas City Star) and honorable mention All-Conference honoree by the Associated Press and Big 12 coaches...Finished the year ranked second nationally in punting average... In the Huskers' first three contests, Koch booted 3 punts of 70 yards or more to become only the second punter in school history with 3 kicks of 70 yards or more...Against Pitt (9/17), Koch delivered a career-long 84-yarder, the second longest punt in school history and the longest in Big 12 history...In his collegiate finale in the 2005 Alamo Bowl (12/28), Koch posted a 51.5-yard average on 8 punts against Michigan, including five 50-plus-yarders...Redshirted as a freshman in 2001...He was named to the 2005 second-team Academic All-Big 12 squad and the 2005 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring and Fall Academic Honor Roll...Earned a degree in business administration in Dec. of 2005.

    HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL
    A versatile athlete at Seward (NE) HS, Koch played LB, FB and TE along with handling all of the team's kicking duties...Also played soccer, basketball and baseball...He and his wife, Nikki, have three children, Ryan (13), Braxtyn (7) and Kamdyn (5)...Name is pronounced: COOK...Full name: Sam David Koch

    COMMUNITY
    Supports the Ravens' charitable initiatives, such as the Countdown to Kickoff BBQ...Led youth through football drills in the Play 60 Zone at the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll in April 2010...Also participates in teammates' community events, including a free screening of Disney's The Princess and the Frog (hosted by former teammate Matt Katula for Baltimore area families), the Special Olympics Maryland Holiday Party (hosted by Joe Flacco and Adam Terry) and an ESPN Zone holiday party (financed by Domonique Foxworth, Jared Gaither and Tom Zbikowski) all in Dec. 2009...Koch earned the Ravens Roost No. 7's annual Extra Effort Award for his on-field performance in 2008 and accepted the award at the annual banquet in Hagerstown, MD in April 2009.

 

 

 
   
   

 

 

 

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