Player Bio

Pat O'Donnell
P #16
Height:
6-4
Weight:
220
Age:
23
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014):

PUNTS
14
AVG
43.6
LNG
52
IN 20
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 14 611 543 52 43.6 38.8 1 2 0 2 1 2 9 48 0
2014 CHI 3 0 14 611 543 52 43.6 36.2 1 2 0 2 1 2 9 48 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 BUF L 20-23 4 160 146 45 40 36.5 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 14 0
2 @SF W 28-20 5 238 194 52 47.6 32.3 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 24 0
3 @NYJ W 27-19 5 213 203 49 42.6 40.6 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 10 0

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 54 games for Cincinnati (2009-12) and Miami (2013)… Had 234 punts for 10,168 yards (43.5 avg) with 78 punts downed inside the opponent’s 20 yard line… Set Miami’s single-season record for yards-per-punt average (47.1)… Was named to various all-ACC teams following the 2013 season… Was also named the Hurricane’s Special Teams MVP.
COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 54 games for Cincinnati (2009-12) and Miami (2013)… Had 234 punts for 10,168 yards (43.5 avg) with 78 punts downed inside the opponent’s 20 yard line… Set Miami’s single-season record for yards-per-punt average (47.1)… Was named to various all-ACC teams following the 2013 season… Was also named the Hurricane’s Special Teams MVP.

GRADUATE (Miami): Played in all 13 games, handling kickoff and punting duties... Also holder for field goal and point-after attempts... Set Miami single-season record with 47.1 yards-per-punt average... Booted 53 punts for 2,498 yards... 23 kicks of 50+ yards... Second-team All-America by USA TODAY Sports and third-team All-America by Athlon Sports... First-team All-ACC selection by ACSMA, league’s head coaches and Athlon Sports... Forced fumble on opening kickoff at Pitt - career-first takeaway – en route to being named ACC Specialist of the Week... Named Special Teams MVP at end-of-season team awards show.
SENIOR (Cincinnati): Second-team all-BIG EAST selection... Named BIG EAST Special Teams Player-of-the-Week vs. Virginia Tech (9/29)… Competed in 13 games, punting 59 times for 2,467 yards (41.8 avg) with 23 punts downed inside the opponent’s 20. JUNIOR (Cincinnati): First-team All-BIG EAST selection... Starting punter finished year with 63 punts totaling 2,760 yards, 61 kickoffs for 3,915 yards and 1 tackle... Had 43.8-yard average per punt along with 8 touchbacks, 9 fair catches, 26 landing inside 20, 17 kicks over 50 yards, and longest going for 76 yards... Had 64.2-yard per kickoff average, with 7 touchbacks and only 2 going out of bounds. SOPHOMORE (Cincinnati): Named starting punter entering 2010 season... Dropped 16 punts inside the opponent’s 20 on 52 attempts for 2,178 yards (41.9 avg)… Competed in all 12 contests. FRESHMAN (Cincinnati): Played in three games at punter before being sidelined with injury... Had 7 punts, 2 of which were downed in the opponent’s 20… Punted for 265 yards for a 37.9 avg.

PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner at both football and track and field at Palm Beach Central HS (Wellington, FL)... Averaged 45 yards on punts and had 95-percent touchback rate of kickoffs... Earned first-team all-state and all-district honors as a senior... Co-winner of 2008 Lou Groza Award for top kicker in Palm Beach County... Played in 2009 Outback All-Star Game... Made 7 field goals as senior, including long of 52 yards.

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  • Emery: 'Real happy to get a punter'

    Posted May 10, 2014

    General manager Phil Emery addresses the media from Halas Hall Saturday to discuss Bears 6th round draft choice, punter Pat O'Donnell.

  • Bears scout on P O'Donnell

    Posted May 10, 2014

    Bears scout Summerville stops by Chicago Bears Network Studios to chat with Jeff Joniak about Bears sixth round draft choice, punter Pat O'Donnell.

  • P Pat O'Donnell Conference Call

    Posted May 10, 2014

    Bears sixth round pick, punter Pat O'Donnell, answers questions from the Chicago media after being selected 191st overall.