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Corey Bojorquez
No. 9 – Buffalo Bills
Position:Punter
Personal information
Born: (1996-09-13) September 13, 1996 (age 23)
Bellflower, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Mayfair (Lakewood, California)
College:New Mexico
Undrafted:2018
Career history
* New England Patriots ( 2018)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Punts:45
Punt yards:2,028
Punt average:45.1
Inside 20:22
Longest punt:60
Player stats at NFL.com

Corey Bojorquez (born September 13, 1996) is an American football punter for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California before transferring to New Mexico, and signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2018.

Early years

Bojorquez attended and played high school football at Mayfair High School.[1]

College career

Bojorquez attended and played college football at New Mexico.[2] He handled punting duties in the 2016 and 2017 seasons.[3]

Collegiate statistics

Year School G Punts Yds Avg
2016 New Mexico 13 49 2,067 42.2
2017 New Mexico 12 67 3,170 47.3
Career New Mexico 25 116 5,237 45.1

Professional career

New England Patriots

Bojorquez signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 14, 2018.[4] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[5]

Buffalo Bills

On September 2, 2018, Bojorquez was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills, and was named the starting punter after the team released Colton Schmidt.[6] He made his NFL debut in the Bills' season opener against the Baltimore Ravens. In the 47–3 loss, he had eight punts for 397 net yards for a 49.6 average.[7] Bojorquez sustained a shoulder injury during the October 7 contest; after playing three games with the injured shoulder, he was placed on injured reserve on October 31, ending his season.[8] Overall, he finished his rookie season with 45 punts for 2,028 net yards for a 45.07 average.[9]

References

  1. Daniels, Mark. "Rookie punter Corey Bojorquez if getting a leg up on the competition" (in en). https://www.metrowestdailynews.com/sports/20180806/rookie-punter-corey-bojorquez-if-getting-leg-up-on-competition.
  2. Daniels, Mark. "Rookie punter Corey Bojorquez if getting a leg up on the competition" (in en). MetroWest Daily News. https://www.metrowestdailynews.com/sports/20180806/rookie-punter-corey-bojorquez-if-getting-leg-up-on-competition.
  3. "Corey Bojorquez College Stats" (in en). https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/corey-bojorquez-1.html.
  4. "Patriots Sign P Corey Bojorquez; Release Rookie WR Darren Andrews". May 14, 2018. https://www.patriots.com/news/patriots-sign-p-corey-bojorquez-release-rookie-wr-darren-andrews-330131. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  5. "Patriots Announce Roster Cutdown". September 1, 2018. https://www.patriots.com/news/patriots-make-cutdown-to-53-man-roster.
  6. Brown, Chris (September 2, 2018). "Bills awarded claim for CB Ryan Lewis and P Corey Bojorquez". https://www.buffalobills.com/news/bills-awarded-claim-for-cb-ryan-lewis-and-p-corey-bojorquez.
  7. "Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens - September 9th, 2018" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201809090rav.htm.
  8. Brown, Chris (October 31, 2018). "Bills sign QB Matt Barkley, re-sign P Colton Schmidt". https://www.buffalobills.com/news/bills-sign-qb-matt-barkley-re-sign-p-colton-schmidt.
  9. "Corey Bojorquez 2018 Game Log" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BojoCo00.htm.

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