This is a 2020 photo of Dustin Colquitt of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Pittsburgh Steelers active roster as of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Dustin Colquitt

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#12

Experience: 17 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 39

Weight: 191 lbs

College: Tennessee

2021 SEASON

  • PUNTS
    5
  • AVG
    36.4
  • LNG
    50
  • In 20
    2
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WK OPP RESULT Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
7 @Dolphins W 30 - 28 3 126 110 50 42 36.7 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 16 0
5 Jets W 27 - 20 2 56 56 32 28 28 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

Career Stats

P Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
2005 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 65 2564 2285 62 39.4 35.2 0 7 9 27 5 21 23 179 0
2006 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 71 3145 2791 72 44.3 39.3 0 5 10 23 5 19 32 254 0
2007 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 95 4322 3755 81 45.5 39.1 1 5 12 27 9 19 50 387 1
2008 Kansas City Chiefs 14 0 70 3110 2741 73 44.4 39.2 0 2 18 27 8 14 28 209 0
2009 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 96 4361 3956 70 45.4 40.8 1 4 22 41 6 24 40 285 0
2010 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 88 3908 3347 72 44.4 37.6 1 10 6 33 10 20 42 361 0
2011 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 89 4084 3573 68 45.9 40.1 0 5 17 27 5 26 36 411 1
2012 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 83 3887 3385 71 46.8 40.8 0 8 19 45 7 22 27 362 2
2013 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 87 4005 3539 65 46 40.2 1 4 15 35 11 19 38 246 0
2014 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 71 3164 2874 69 44.6 40.5 0 4 13 31 5 20 29 190 0
2015 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 75 3333 3063 62 44.4 40.8 0 9 14 37 5 21 26 170 0
2016 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 76 3427 3090 64 45.1 40.7 0 4 6 38 9 27 30 157 0
2017 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 65 2936 2672 77 45.2 41.1 0 5 9 29 5 22 24 164 0
2018 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 45 2021 1824 67 44.9 40.5 0 1 10 21 5 12 17 97 0
2019 Kansas City Chiefs 16 0 48 2126 1977 68 44.3 40.3 1 1 11 21 3 14 19 89 0
2020 Pittsburgh Steelers 5 0 20 861 743 59 43.1 37.2 0 0 2 6 2 5 11 78 0
2020 Jacksonville Jaguars 1 0 6 272 247 53 45.3 41.2 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 25 0
2021 Atlanta Falcons 2 0 5 182 166 50 36.4 33.2 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 16 0
TOTAL 246 0 1155 51708 46028 81 44.19 39.32 5 75 193 472 100 310 477 3680 4

Biography

CAREER

  • Owns a gross punting average of 44.8 and a net average of 39.7 yards per punt over his 16-year NFL career.
  • Appeared in six games for the Steelers and Jaguars in 2020 totalling 26 punts for 1,133 yards with a longest punt of 59 yards.
  • His 238 games played (2005-2019) with the Chiefs are the most regular season games played by a punter with one team in NFL history.
  • Owns 462 total punts inside the 20-yard line, ranking third in NFL history.
  • One of 23 punters in NFL history with at least 1,000 punts.
  • He led the AFC and tied for the lead in the NFL in punts inside the 20 in 2013 with 35.
  • Was second all-time in NFL history for most punts inside the 20-yard line in a single season with 45 punts inside the 20-yard line in 2012. His 45 inside the 20 surpassed the old NFL record of 42, but trailed Arizona P Dave Zastudil's 2012 mark of 46 punts inside the 20 for the NFL record.
  • Boasted a team-record 45.49-yard gross punting average in 2007, the second-highest mark in team history behind only the single-season mark of 45.53 set by Wilson in '73.
  • Led the NFL with a 39.3-yard net average in 2006.
  • Ranks eighth in NFL history for most gross punting yards with 50,393. He is only one of nine players in NFL annals to record more than 50,000 gross punting yards.
  • Originally joined the Chiefs as the team's third-round draft selection (99th overall) in the 2005 NFL Draft, becoming the first punter drafted by the club since P/K Robbie Keen in 1991.

HONORS

  • Pro Bowl Selection (2x - 2012, 2016)
  • Chiefs nominee for 2018 and 2019 Walter Peyton Man of the Year Award. 

COLLEGE

  • Played in 52 games at Tennessee, punting 240 times for 10,216 yards (42.6 gross, 38.4 net) with 73 inside the 20-yard line and 29 touchbacks.
  • Ranked first in Volunteers history with 240 career punts.
  • As a senior in 2004, appeared in 13 games tallying 14 kickoffs with two touchbacks and one pass for 19 yards on a fake punt while punting 56 times for 2,282 yards (40.8 gross, 39.2 net) with 17 inside the 20 as on his way to an All-SEC second team selection.
  • As a junior in 2003, appeared in 13 games punting 68 times for 3,081 yards (45.3 gross, 39.1 net) with 21 inside the 20 and totalled 19 punts of 50+ and was a consensus All-America and All-SEC selection.
  • As a sophomore in 2002, appeared in 13 games and tallied 65 punts for 2,833 yards (43.6 gross, 39.1 net) with 22 inside the 20 with 16 punts of 50+ yards and was named second-team All-SEC.
  • As a freshman in 2001, played in 13 games punting 51 times for 2,020 yards (39.6 gross, 35.5 net) with 13 inside the 20 while having two touchbacks on 14 kickoffs.

PERSONAL

  • Played his senior season at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • A three-year letterwinner in soccer.
  • Named the Knoxville Interscholastic League Soccer Player of the Year in 2000.
  • His soccer squad advanced to the state semi-finals during his senior campaign when he won all-state and all-south honors.
  • Created the "Colquitt for Kids Foundation" to work with TLC for Children and Families.
  • Along with his wife, Christia, volunteers at TLC for Children and Families, a center that provides social services to children who are facing abuse, neglect or family disruption. The couple has also served as honorary chairpersons for TLC's annual gala.
  • Serves as a spokesperson for All-Pro Dad, a program that helps men become better fathers.
  • Father, Craig, played in the NFL for Pittsburgh ('78-84) and Indianapolis ('87). He won two Super Bowls (XIII & XIV) with the Steelers.
  • In addition to his father, who played for the Volunteers ('75-77), is one of four members of the Colquitt family to punt for Tennessee.
  • Cousin, Jimmy, punted at Tennessee ('81-84). He played in the NFL with Seattle during the 1985 season.
  • Brother, Britton, punted at the University of Tennessee (2004-08), and has been a punter in the NFL since 2009 with the Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns.
  • Attended the University of Tennessee with Kansas City Royals 2006 first-round draft pick Luke Hochevar and is close friends with the pitcher.
  • Graduated with a degree in political science from Tennessee.
  • Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
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