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Kevin Huber
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Huber in 2011.
No. 10     Cincinnati Bengals
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Archbishop McNicholas,
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College: Cincinnati
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 142
Debuted in 2009 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2009–present)
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (2007, 2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Punts     390
Punt yardage     17,250
Average punt     44.2
Stats at NFL.com

Kevin J. Huber (born July 16, 1985) is an American football punter for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Cincinnati, and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was considered one of the top punter prospects in his class, and was drafted in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Bengals.[1]

Early yearsEdit

Huber was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Archbishop McNicholas High School in Cincinnati, and played for the McNicholas Rockets high school football team. He was a three-time all-conference selection and was named the Greater Catholic League's Punter of the Year following his junior and senior seasons.

College careerEdit

Huber attended the University of Cincinnati, where he played for the Cincinnati Bearcats football team from 2005 to 2008. As a junior in 2007, and again as a senior in 2008, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.

Awards and honorsEdit

Professional careerEdit

The Cincinnati Bengals selected Huber in the fifth round (142nd overall pick) of the 2009 NFL Draft, and he has played for the Bengals since the 2009 season. In four years with the Bengals through 2012, he has played 64 games and averaged 44.0 yards on 324 punts.[9]

In week fifteen of 2013 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Huber was blocked by Steelers linebacker Terence Garvin, which led to a fractured jaw.[10] Afterwards, it was reported that Huber had also suffered a vertebrae fracture in his neck, and will miss the remainder of the season.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2009 P Player Rankings". http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/players.php?genpos=P&draftyear=2009&sortorder=tsxpos&order=ASC.
  2. "Tebow, McFadden, Smith on AP All-America first team". http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3150439.
  3. "Walter Camp Football Foundation Announces 2007 All-America Team". http://waltercamp.org/index.php/news/walter_camp_football_foundation_announces_2007_all_america_team/.
  4. "SN's 2007 college football All-Americans". http://www.sportingnews.com/exclusives/20071207/971576-p.html.
  5. "Rivals.com 2008 All-America Teams". http://collegefootball.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=887528.
  6. "Texas Tech's Harrell Headlines 2008 AFCA Coaches’ All-America Team". http://www.afca.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=9300&ATCLID=3627599.[dead link]
  7. "FWAA NAMES 2008 ALL-AMERICA TEAM". http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2008/allamerica081213.html.
  8. "SI.com's 2008 All-Americans". CNN. December 16, 2008. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/football/ncaa/12/15/all.americans/?cnn=yes. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
  9. "Kevin Huber". nfl.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  10. Bleier, Evan (December 16, 2013). "Bengals punter Kevin Huber suffers fractured jaw during 30-20 loss on Sunday Night Football". United Press International. http://www.upi.com/blog/2013/12/16/Bengals-punter-Kevin-Huber-suffers-fractured-jaw-during-30-20-loss-on-Sunday-Night-Football/3151387200307/. Retrieved December 16, 2013.
  11. "Huber out for the season due to injury". WXIX-TV. December 16, 2013. http://www.fox19.com/story/24234721/bengals-kicker-kevin-huber-out-for-the-season. Retrieved December 16, 2013.

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