Player Bio

Pat O'Donnell
P #16
Height:
6-4
Weight:
220
Age:
24
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 71 3,107 2,712 61 43.8 38.2 1 9 7 20 3 19 33 335 1
2014 CHI 16 0 71 3,107 2,712 61 43.8 37.7 1 9 7 20 3 19 33 335 1
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
4 GB L 17-38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CAR L 24-31 4 205 124 59 51.3 31 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 81 1
6 @ATL W 27-13 5 201 171 46 40.2 34.2 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 10 0
7 MIA L 14-27 3 159 137 58 53 45.7 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 22 0
8 @NE L 23-51 4 189 132 61 47.3 33 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 57 0
10 @GB L 14-55 4 171 155 54 42.8 38.8 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 16 0
11 MIN W 21-13 2 59 59 33 29.5 29.5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
12 TB W 21-13 9 367 355 52 40.8 39.4 0 2 1 2 0 4 2 12 0
13 @DET L 17-34 6 288 274 61 48 45.7 0 0 1 3 0 3 2 14 0
14 DAL L 28-41 4 134 133 42 33.5 33.3 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 0
15 NO L 15-31 6 299 278 56 49.8 46.3 0 1 0 3 0 2 3 21 0
16 DET L 14-20 6 242 220 51 40.3 36.7 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 22 0
17 @MIN L 9-13 4 182 131 56 45.5 32.8 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 31 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.

Recent Articles

  • Rookie's booming punts fire up fans

    Posted Jul 27, 2014

    Enthusiastic Bears fans serenaded Pat O'Donnell with chants of "megapunt" as the rookie punter boomed the ball off his right foot Sunday in Bourbonnais.

  • O'Donnell, Way to battle for job

    Posted Jul 9, 2014

    Even though Bears' sixth-round pick Pat O'Donnell was the only punter selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, he'll have to earn his spot on the team's 53-man roster this summer.

  • O'Donnell to reunite with Bostic

    Posted May 15, 2014

    Bears sixth-round draft pick Pat O'Donnell is looking forward to reuniting with his high school teammate, second-year linebacker Jon Bostic.

  • Bears choose punter in Round 6

    Posted May 10, 2014

    The Bears bolstered their special teams unit in the sixth round of the draft Saturday by selecting Miami punter Pat O’Donnell with the 191st overall pick.

Recent Videos

  • 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.