Nick Rose
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Rose with the Atlanta Falcons in 2016
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 26)
Oahu, Hawaii
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Highland Park High School
Career history
* Atlanta Falcons ( 2016)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Field goals:11
Field goal attempts:14
Field goal%:78.6
Longest field goal:55
Player stats at

Nick Rose (born May 5, 1994) is an American football placekicker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Texas and was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

College career Edit

In 2012, Rose kicked a career-high 11 kickoffs against Ole Miss and a season-high 6 touchbacks against Baylor.[1]

In 2013, Rose kicked a season-high 10 kickoffs against West Virginia and a season-high 5 touchbacks against Texas Tech.[1]

Rose became the starting placekicker and kickoff specialist in the 2014 season. Rose kicked a season-high 9 kickoffs, a career-high 8 touchbacks, and converted a season-high 6 extra points against Iowa State.[1][2] Rose kicked a career-high three field goals and a season-long 51-yard field goal against Oklahoma State.[3] Rose finished the 2014 season converting 14-21 (67%) field goals and 30-of-32 (94%) extra points for 72 total points.[4]

In 2015, Rose kicked a season-high 10 kickoffs, a season-high 8 touchbacks, and converted a career-high 8 extra points against Kansas.[1][5] Rose kicked a season-high 3 field goals and a career-long 53-yard field goal against Baylor.[6] Rose finished the 2015 season converting 13-17 (76%) field goals and 38-39 (97%) extra points for a career-high 77 total points.[4]

Professional career Edit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, on May 5, 2016, Rose signed with the Atlanta Falcons.[7] On August 20, 2016, Rose was released by the Falcons.[8]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Rose signed a reserve/future contract with the San Francisco 49ers on January 19, 2017.[9] He was waived by the team on September 1, 2017.[10]

Washington RedskinsEdit

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On October 18, 2017, Rose was signed by the Washington Redskins to replace an injured Dustin Hopkins.[11] On October 23, he kicked his first field goal from 27 yards out against the Philadelphia Eagles. On November 12, he kicked a career-long 55-yard field goal against the Minnesota Vikings. On December 16, he was waived by the Redskins following the activation of Hopkins off injured reserve.[12]

Los Angeles ChargersEdit

On December 18, 2017, Rose was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Chargers.[13] On April 13, 2018, he was waived by the Chargers.[14]

New York JetsEdit

On April 16, 2018, Rose was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets.[15] He was waived by the Jets on May 14, 2018.[16]

Houston TexansEdit

On August 16, 2018, Rose was signed by the Houston Texans.[17] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[18]

Los Angeles Chargers (second stint)Edit

On January 10, 2019, the Chargers signed Rose prior to their playoff game against the Patriots to handle kickoff duties and serve as a backup to kicker Michael Badgley.[19] He was released on January 15, 2019.[20]

San Antonio CommandersEdit

On December 27, 2018, Rose signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football, but was eventually picked up by the Chargers.[21] Following his release by Los Angeles, he returned to San Antonio on January 20, 2019.[22]


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  2. "Iowa State vs. Texas - Box Score - October 18, 2014 - ESPN".
  3. "Texas vs. Oklahoma State - Box Score - November 15, 2014 - ESPN".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sports, Fox. "Nick Rose Stats - Season & Career Statistics".
  5. "Kansas vs. Texas - Box Score - November 7, 2015 - ESPN".
  6. "Texas vs. Baylor - Box Score - December 5, 2015 - ESPN".
  7. "Falcons Agree to Terms With 22 CFAs". May 5, 2016.
  8. "Falcons Sign K Graham, S Brown; Waive K Rose". August 20, 2016.
  9. Larrabee, Kirk (January 19, 2017). "Reports: 49ers sign WR Rashad Ross, K Nick Rose".
  10. "49ers Announce Several Roster Moves". September 1, 2017.
  11. Bergman, Jeremy. "Redskins sign kicker Nick Rose to replace Hopkins". Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  12. Czarda, Stephen (December 16, 2017). "Redskins Activate Kicker Dustin Hopkins".
  13. Henne, Ricky (December 18, 2017). "Chargers Claim K Nick Rose Off Waivers".
  14. "Chargers Waive Kenneth Farrow and Nick Rose". April 13, 2018.
  15. Lange, Randy (April 16, 2018). "Jets Acquire K Nick Rose on Waivers".
  16. Lange, Randy (May 14, 2018). "Jets Acquire T Antonio Garcia on Waivers".
  17. Williams, Charean (August 16, 2018). "Texans signing Nick Rose". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  18. "TRANSACTIONS: Texans cut roster to 53". September 1, 2018.
  19. Henne, Ricky (January 11, 2019). "Chargers Sign Kicker Nick Rose".
  20. Williams, Charean (January 15, 2019). "Chargers waive Nick Rose". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  21. Thompson, Cole (January 10, 2019). "Commanders kicker Nick Rose appears headed to Los Angeles Chargers". Alliance of American Football. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  22. Alexander, Joe (January 20, 2019). "San-Antonio-Commanders-kick-Nick-Rose-6543". 210 Football. Retrieved February 1, 2019.

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