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Shawn Powell
P #6
Height:
6-4
Weight:
243
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Rome, GA
Experience:
2
Punting
YearTeamGPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIN 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 20 107 4,741 3,951 66 44.3 36.9 0 21 10 36 7 21 48 650 2
2013 CIN 2 7 268 243 52 38.3 34.7 0 2 1 3 0 2 2 25 0
2013 BUF 5 35 1,613 1,233 66 46.1 35.2 0 4 2 10 5 5 19 280 1
2012 BUF 13 65 2,860 2,475 62 44 38.1 0 15 7 23 2 14 27 345 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 CIN 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 BUF 5 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 BUF 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

PRO

Originally signed as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2012.

2012

• Set a Bills rookie record by averaging 44.0 yards per punt... Played in 13 games and punted 65 times for 2,860 yards

• Released on August 31

• Re-Signed to 53-man roster on Sept. 25, 2012

• vs. NE (9/30): registered five punts for a 39.0 yard net average... Two punts resulted in a drive for the Patriots starting inside the 20… Had a long of 54 yards

• at SF (10/7): booted six punts for 286 yards and a 41.2 net average. Had a long of 59 yards and two punts resulted in a drive for the 49ers starting inside the 20.

• at ARI (10/14): Punt eight times for an average of 44.0 yards...Had a long of 62 yards...two punts resulted in a drive for the Cardinals starting inside the 20

• vs. TEN (10/21): Punted one time for 22 yards. Succesfully held during K Rian Lindell’s two field goals and four extra points.

• at HOU (11/4): Punted five times for a gross average of 49.4 and a net average of 42.6 ... Placed two punts inside the 20. Had a long of 57 yards. Also succesfully held on K Rian Lindell’s four field goal attempts.

• at NE (11/11): Punted twice for an average of 50 yards. Had a long of 50 yards. Succesfully held on K Rian Lindell’s four extra points and one field goal attempt.

• vs. MIA (11/15): Tied a franchise record placing five punts inside the 20 ... Punted seven times for an average of 45.3 yards ... Four of seven punts covered at least 50 yards

• at IND (11/25): Punted seven times for an average of 44.9 yards ... Landed three punts inside the 20 and had a long of 57 yards

• vs. JAC (12/2): Punted four times for an average of 44.5 yards, placing one punt inside the 20 ... Had a long of 61 yards

• vs. STL (12/9): Punted seven times for an average of 39.1 yards, placing three punts inside the 20

• at MIA (12/23): Punted four times for an average of 42.8 yards, including a long punt of 60.

• vs. NYJ (12/30): Punted five times for an average of 39.2 yards, including two punts inside the 20.

COLLEGE

Finished his Florida State tenure as the school’s all-time leader with a 44.2 punting average (168-7,424), breaking the previous mark of 42.7 (Rohn Stark)… ranks fifth all-time in the Atlantic Coast Conference for punting average… did not have a punt blocked in all 168 attempts

• 2011: Consensus All-American punter earning first-team All-American honors from the Walter Camp Foundation and the American Football Coaches Association as well ESPN.com and Rivals.com… tabbed first-team All-ACC (the first in FSU’s 20 years of league membership)…. had 24 punts of 50 or more yards, booting 57 for 2,681 yards on the year… pinned opponents inside the 20 23 times

• 2010: Boasted a career-best 44.3 yards per attempt in his second year handling punting assignments… pinned opposing teams inside the 20 16 times and forced six fair catches… earned ACC Specialist of the Week accolades, pinning Florida to begin their drives at the 4, 7 and 5-yard lines… had 18 punts sail 50 or more yards

• 2009: Became the Seminoles’ full-time punter, boasting a career-high 41.6 yards average… booted a ball 64-yards to lead all ACC punters… ranked second in the conference with a 42.7 average… allowed only 136 return yards with 13 punts downed inside the 20 and six fair caught…handled all placement holds for a second year

• 2008: Performed punting duties in seven games, averaging 41.1 yards on 18 attempts… posted a FSU season-long punt of 56 yards vs. Wake Forest… handled all placement holds as a true freshman, helping Graham Gano convert 57-of-60 combined kicks on the season

PERSONAL

An accomplished kicker and punter at Darlington Prep, converted 11-of-12 field goals and averaged 51 yards per punt

 

PRO

Originally signed as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2012.

2012

• Set a Bills rookie record by averaging 44.0 yards per punt... Played in 13 games and punted 65 times for 2,860 yards

• Released on August 31

• Re-Signed to 53-man roster on Sept. 25, 2012

• vs. NE (9/30): registered five punts for a 39.0 yard net average... Two punts resulted in a drive for the Patriots starting inside the 20… Had a long of 54 yards

• at SF (10/7): booted six punts for 286 yards and a 41.2 net average. Had a long of 59 yards and two punts resulted in a drive for the 49ers starting inside the 20.

• at ARI (10/14): Punt eight times for an average of 44.0 yards...Had a long of 62 yards...two punts resulted in a drive for the Cardinals starting inside the 20

• vs. TEN (10/21): Punted one time for 22 yards. Succesfully held during K Rian Lindell’s two field goals and four extra points.

• at HOU (11/4): Punted five times for a gross average of 49.4 and a net average of 42.6 ... Placed two punts inside the 20. Had a long of 57 yards. Also succesfully held on K Rian Lindell’s four field goal attempts.

• at NE (11/11): Punted twice for an average of 50 yards. Had a long of 50 yards. Succesfully held on K Rian Lindell’s four extra points and one field goal attempt.

• vs. MIA (11/15): Tied a franchise record placing five punts inside the 20 ... Punted seven times for an average of 45.3 yards ... Four of seven punts covered at least 50 yards

• at IND (11/25): Punted seven times for an average of 44.9 yards ... Landed three punts inside the 20 and had a long of 57 yards

• vs. JAC (12/2): Punted four times for an average of 44.5 yards, placing one punt inside the 20 ... Had a long of 61 yards

• vs. STL (12/9): Punted seven times for an average of 39.1 yards, placing three punts inside the 20

• at MIA (12/23): Punted four times for an average of 42.8 yards, including a long punt of 60.

• vs. NYJ (12/30): Punted five times for an average of 39.2 yards, including two punts inside the 20.

COLLEGE

Finished his Florida State tenure as the school’s all-time leader with a 44.2 punting average (168-7,424), breaking the previous mark of 42.7 (Rohn Stark)… ranks fifth all-time in the Atlantic Coast Conference for punting average… did not have a punt blocked in all 168 attempts

• 2011: Consensus All-American punter earning first-team All-American honors from the Walter Camp Foundation and the American Football Coaches Association as well ESPN.com and Rivals.com… tabbed first-team All-ACC (the first in FSU’s 20 years of league membership)…. had 24 punts of 50 or more yards, booting 57 for 2,681 yards on the year… pinned opponents inside the 20 23 times

• 2010: Boasted a career-best 44.3 yards per attempt in his second year handling punting assignments… pinned opposing teams inside the 20 16 times and forced six fair catches… earned ACC Specialist of the Week accolades, pinning Florida to begin their drives at the 4, 7 and 5-yard lines… had 18 punts sail 50 or more yards

• 2009: Became the Seminoles’ full-time punter, boasting a career-high 41.6 yards average… booted a ball 64-yards to lead all ACC punters… ranked second in the conference with a 42.7 average… allowed only 136 return yards with 13 punts downed inside the 20 and six fair caught…handled all placement holds for a second year

• 2008: Performed punting duties in seven games, averaging 41.1 yards on 18 attempts… posted a FSU season-long punt of 56 yards vs. Wake Forest… handled all placement holds as a true freshman, helping Graham Gano convert 57-of-60 combined kicks on the season

PERSONAL

An accomplished kicker and punter at Darlington Prep, converted 11-of-12 field goals and averaged 51 yards per punt

 

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