Younghoe Koo

K

#7

Experience: 3 years

Height: 5-9

Age: 26

Weight: 185 lbs

College: Georgia Southern

2020 SEASON

  • FGA
    39
  • FGM
    37
  • PCT
    94.87
  • LNG
    54
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Biography

Falcons (2019)

  • Went four-for-four (37, 36, 48, 30) on field goals in his debut with the Falcons against the New Orleans Saints in Week 10.
  • Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Atlanta's win over New Orleans.
  • Converted 38-yard, 23-yard and 29-yard field goals in the Falcons' win over the Carolina Panthers during Week 11. In two games with Atlanta this season, he has converted is 7-of-8 field goals and four extra points.
  • Made all three field goal attempts in Week 12, including kicks from 25, 40 and 38 yards.
  • Made all four field goal attempts, including a 37-yarder, 35-yarder, 29-yarder and a season-long 50-yarder during Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers. The Georgia Southern alum also recovered Damontae Kazee's fumble at the Carolina 16-yard line, which set up his 29-yard field goal.
  • Since Week 10, he has made the most field goals in the NFL (16).

CAREER

  • 19-for-24 on field goals in his career, including a career-long 50-yard kick.
  • Spent time with the New England Patriots practice squad during October of 2019.
  • Signed with the Atlanta Legends of the AAF in January of 2019 where he was 14-for-14 on field goals in eight games.
  • Signed by the Los Angeles Chargers as a free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft; converted three of six field-goal attempts and all nine of his extra-point attempts.

COLLEGE

  • Became the first kicker in Georgia Southern history to be named a finalist for the Lou Groza Award.
  • In 2016, he became the program's first FBS All-American (Third-Team).
  • During his senior season (2016), he led the team in scoring with 85 points and also ranked second in the country for field goal percentage hitting 19 of 20 tries.
  • At the end of his collegiate career, he set a new school record for career field goal percentage, hitting 31 of 35 (88.6%).
  • Received All-Sun Belt honors.

PERSONAL

  • One of four NFL players born in South Korea.
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