Players

Matt Bosher
P #5
Height:
6-0
Weight:
208
Age:
26
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2013):

PUNTS
68
AVG
46.6
LNG
63
IN 20
26
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 198 9,003 8,161 63 45.5 41.2 5 6 22 75 10 70 90 642 0
2013 ATL 16 0 68 3,166 2,875 63 46.6 41.1 2 1 9 26 2 23 33 251 0
2012 ATL 16 0 60 2,847 2,526 63 47.5 40.7 2 3 4 22 4 23 26 241 0
2011 ATL 16 0 70 2,990 2,760 59 42.7 38.9 1 2 9 27 4 24 31 150 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 @NO L 17-23 6 281 254 56 46.8 42.3 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 7 0
2 STL W 31-24 6 318 312 63 53 52 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 6 0
3 @MIA L 23-27 2 66 66 36 33 33 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4 NE L 23-30 3 137 137 60 45.7 45.7 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
5 NYJ L 28-30 2 99 70 55 49.5 23.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 29 0
7 TB W 31-23 4 192 165 59 48 41.3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 27 0
8 @ARI L 13-27 4 183 187 57 45.8 46.8 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 -4 0
9 @CAR L 10-34 5 225 201 52 45 40.2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 24 0
10 SEA L 10-33 5 267 212 59 53.4 42.4 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 55 0
11 @TB L 28-41 1 24 24 24 24 12 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
12 NO L 13-17 3 136 136 50 45.3 45.3 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
13 @BUF W 34-31 7 278 251 53 39.7 35.9 0 0 1 4 0 3 3 27 0
14 @GB L 21-22 4 178 166 53 44.5 41.5 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 12 0
15 WAS W 27-26 6 296 281 59 49.3 46.8 0 0 0 3 0 2 4 15 0
16 @SF L 24-34 5 244 204 56 48.8 40.8 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 20 0
17 CAR L 20-21 5 242 209 57 48.4 41.8 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 33 0

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected as a sixth round (192nd pick overall) draft choice by the Atlanta Falcons in 2011.

2012 (FALCONS)

Punted 60 times for 2,827 yards, with a 47.1 yard average and set a franchise record with a 40.7 yard net punting average. Averaged 42.7 per kick and the Falcons allowed 4.8 yards per punt return, which was tops in the NFL last season. In 2012, posted six games with an average above 50 yards, including a season-high 53.2 yard average in a Week 13 win over the New Orleans Saints (11/29). In those six games, dropped eight of his 22 punts inside the 20-yard line and allowed just one touchback. His three touchbacks on punts in 2012 were the lowest total by a Falcons punter since Michael Koenen had three in 2009. Set a franchise record with 45 touchbacks on kick-offs, breaking Koenen's club best 28 set in 2009.

TRANSACTIONS

Selected as a sixth round (192nd pick overall) draft choice by the Atlanta Falcons in 2011.

2012 (FALCONS)

Punted 60 times for 2,827 yards, with a 47.1 yard average and set a franchise record with a 40.7 yard net punting average. Averaged 42.7 per kick and the Falcons allowed 4.8 yards per punt return, which was tops in the NFL last season. In 2012, posted six games with an average above 50 yards, including a season-high 53.2 yard average in a Week 13 win over the New Orleans Saints (11/29). In those six games, dropped eight of his 22 punts inside the 20-yard line and allowed just one touchback. His three touchbacks on punts in 2012 were the lowest total by a Falcons punter since Michael Koenen had three in 2009. Set a franchise record with 45 touchbacks on kick-offs, breaking Koenen's club best 28 set in 2009.

2011 (FALCONS)

Averaged 38.4 yards on five punts, including a long of 45 and added one touchback as the kickoff specialist against Chicago (9/11). Averaged 35.6 yards on seven punts, including a long of 49 against Philadelphia (9/18). Averaged 31.3 yards on three punts, including one pined inside of the twenty, and added three touchbacks as the kickoff specialist at Tampa Bay (9/25). Averaged 37.5 yards on four punts, including a long of 48 at Seattle (10/2). Averaged 37.8 yards on five punts, including a long of 47 vs. Green Bay (10/9). Averaged 43 yards on three punts, including two inside of the 20, vs. Carolina (10.16). Averaged 35.4 yards on five punts, including two inside of the 20, at Detroit (10.23). Averaged 45.9 yards on seven punts, including three inside of the 20, and had a career-long kick of 59 yards at Indianapolis (11/6). Averaged 45.4 yards on five punts, including a long of 55 yards, and pinned one punt inside the 20 vs. New Orleans (11/13). Averaged 33.0 yards on two punts, pinning both kicks inside the 20, vs. Tennessee (11/20). Averaged a career-high 50.4 yards on five punts, including a long of 57 yards, while pinning one kick inside of the 20, vs. Minnesota (11/27). Averaged 50.5 yards on four punts, including a long of 52 yards, and downed two kicks inside the 20 at Houston (12/4). Averaged 47.8 yards on six punts, including a long of 55 yards, and downed three kicks inside the 20 at Carolina (12/11). Averaged 51.0 yards on four punts, including a long of 58 yards and three punts inside the 20 vs. Jacksonville (12/15). Averaged 50.0 yards on three punts, including a long of 56 yards and one punt inside the 20 at New Orleans (12/26). Averaged 50.5 yards on two punts, including a long of 58 yards, vs. Tampa Bay (1/1).

COLLEGE

Served as the Hurricanes primary place kicker and punter, appearing in 50 games during his career. Set a school record after connecting on 14 consecutive field goal attempts between 2009 and 2010. Posted a string of 105-straight PATs which is PATs and 260 points scored both placed seventh in Hurricanes annals. Connected on 45 field goals as a Hurricane, posting a field goal percentage of 84.9 (45-of-53), including 9-of-13 attempts of 40-or-more yards. As a punter, placed 70-of-234 attempts inside the 20-yard line, finishing with a 41.7-yard average, and averaged at least 40.0 yards in each of his four seasons handling punting duties. Had 49 punts for 50 yards or longer and forced opponents to call for 82 fair catches.Closed out his career ranked second in school history in consecutive PATs made (105), tied for fifth in field goals made (45), seventh in point after touchdowns made (127), in total points scored (260) and points scored kicking (260). As a senior, earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a punter from The NFL Draft Report and second-team accolades from the league’s media and coaches. He was named the team’s Special Teams Player of the Year and was a candidate for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award. In his junior season, earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors as a kicker and second-team recognition as a punter. Ranked second in the league with a 42.53-yard average on 51 punts for 2,169 yards, placing 23 kicks inside the 20-yard line with 12 attempts for 50 yards or longer, seven touchbacks and 21 fair catches. As a sophomore, earned second-team All-ACC honors as a kicker and punter, while receiving the Jack Harding Award, given to the team’s MVP. Was also a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award, given to the nation’s top kicker.

PERSONAL

Attended Jupiter (Fla.) High School where Scout.com regarded Bosher as the best kicker in the prep ranks, giving him a four-star prospect rating. He was also rated the top kicker in the nation by Rivals.com. Earned U.S. Army All-American honors and was selected to play in the U.S. Army All American Bowl game after his senior season. Was rated the state of Florida’s best kicking specialist by the Florida Times-Union and the twotime All-State selection was also the recipient of the Lou Groza Award for Palm Beach County as a junior and senior.

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