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Andrew Bayes
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-02-11) February 11, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Career information
College: East Carolina
Undrafted in 2000
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2000)*
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (1999)

Andrew Bayes (born February 11, 1978) is a former American football punter who played college football at East Carolina University.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Bayes first attended Suitland High School in Forestville, Maryland before transferring to DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland.[2][3][4][5]

College careerEdit

Bayes played for the East Carolina Pirates from 1996 to 1999.[6] He was a consensus All-American in 1999.[7] He led Division I-A football in punting average in 1999 with 48.06 yards per punt, which remains a Conference USA and East Carolina single-season record.[8][9] Bayes was also named first team Conference USA in 1999 and second team Conference USA in 1998 and 1997. He played in the Senior Bowl in 1999.[10] He was inducted into the ECU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017.[11]

Professional careerEdit

Bayes was rated the second-best punter in the 2000 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[12] After going undrafted, Bayes signed with the Detroit Lions in April 2000.[13][14] He played for the Frankfurt Galaxy in 2001.[15] He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers in January 2002.[16] Bayes played for the Amsterdam Admirals in 2002.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/2001/09/03/transactions/faa7dc48-7241-48f1-aa95-33f7ec5bbc99/
  2. "DeMatha Express - September 9th". dematha.org. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140826115718/http://www.dematha.org/news/detail.aspx?pageaction=ViewSinglePublic&LinkID=1535&ModuleID=59&NEWSPID=4. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  3. "East Carolina Football Roster". conferenceusa.com. http://www.conferenceusa.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/062700aag.html. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  4. "1995 All-Met Football Team". washingtonpost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/hssports/longterm/allmets/football_95.htm. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  5. Grayson, Lawrence (October 8, 1995). "NO. 6 DEMATHA 3, ST. JOHN'S 0". The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1995/10/08/no-6-dematha-3-st-johns-0/1657d4a7-2831-452f-a594-eba991353909/. Retrieved December 10, 2017.
  6. "Andrew Bayes". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/andrew-bayes-1.html. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  7. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2014/Awards.pdf. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  8. "1999 Statistical Leaders". fs.ncaa.org. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/DI/2000/1999Stats.pdf.
  9. "Trophy Case". Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141006032427/http://www.ecupirates.com/piratepassage/m-footbl/ecu-pp-m-footbl-trophy-case.html.
  10. "C-USA individual records". grfx.cstv.com. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/c-usa/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/14-cusa-media-guide.pdf.
  11. "Foursome Elected To ECU Athletics Hall Of Fame". ecupirates.com. July 25, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171201021642/http://ecupirates.com/news/2017/7/25/general-foursome-elected-to-ecu-athletics-hall-of-fame.aspx.
  12. "Andrew Bayes". nfldraftscout.com. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=3543&draftyear=2000&genpos=P. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  13. "TRANSACTIONS". nytimes.com. April 29, 2000. Archived from the original on March 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150306224005/http://www.nytimes.com/2000/04/29/sports/transactions-020575.html.
  14. https://www.buccaneers.com/news/keeping-doubts-at-bay-2183743
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Andrew Bayes". justsportsstats.com. Archived from the original on March 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150306224631/http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=bayesand001. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  16. "TRANSACTIONS". nytimes.com. January 31, 2002. Archived from the original on March 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150306224046/http://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/31/sports/transactions-397113.html.

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