Player Bio

Dustin Colquitt
P #2
Height:
6-3
Weight:
210
Age:
32
College:
Tennessee
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014):

PUNTS
16
AVG
45.5
LNG
64
IN 20
10
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 760 34,114 30,081 81 44.9 39.6 4 51 132 295 66 189 322 2,713 4
2014 KC 4 0 16 728 709 64 45.5 44.3 0 1 4 10 0 5 6 19 0
2013 KC 16 0 87 4,005 3,539 65 46 40.2 1 4 15 35 11 19 38 246 0
2012 KC 16 0 83 3,887 3,385 71 46.8 40.8 0 8 19 45 7 22 27 362 2
2011 KC 16 0 89 4,084 3,573 68 45.9 40.1 0 5 17 27 5 26 36 411 1
2010 KC 16 0 88 3,908 3,347 72 44.4 37.6 1 10 6 33 10 20 42 361 0
2009 KC 16 0 96 4,361 3,956 70 45.4 40.8 1 4 22 41 6 24 40 285 0
2008 KC 14 0 70 3,110 2,741 73 44.4 39.2 0 2 18 27 8 14 28 209 0
2007 KC 16 0 95 4,322 3,755 81 45.5 39.1 1 5 12 27 9 19 50 387 1
2006 KC 16 0 71 3,145 2,791 72 44.3 39.3 0 5 10 23 5 19 32 254 0
2005 KC 16 0 65 2,564 2,285 62 39.4 35.2 0 7 9 27 5 21 23 179 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 TEN L 10-26 5 213 215 52 42.6 43 0 1 0 2 0 3 1 -2 0
2 @DEN L 17-24 2 80 80 40 40 40 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
3 @MIA W 34-15 5 255 244 64 51 48.8 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 11 0
4 NE W 41-14 4 180 170 54 45 42.5 0 0 1 4 0 1 2 10 0

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Biography

How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/4/13) ... Signed with Kansas City (2/28/08) ... Signed with Kansas City (7/26/05) ... Drafted by Kansas City in the third round (99th overall) in 2005.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Left-footed punter has spent his entire ten-year career with the Chiefs.
  • Selected to his first Pro Bowl following the 2012 season.
  • Owns the top spots in franchise history with a 39.27-yard career net average and a 44.87-yard gross average.
  • Is fourth in NFL annals since the AFL-NFL merger with a 39.27-yard net punting average.
  • Is first in club history with 285 punts inside the 20-yard line, a mark that ties for 13th in NFL history.   His 285 punts inside the 20 are the most of any punter in the NFL from 2005-13.
  • Is 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.
  • His 45 punts inside the 20 in 2012 set a new single-season franchise record, passing his old mark of 41 set in the 2009 season.
  • He led the AFC and tied for the lead in the NFL in punts inside the 20 in 2013 with 35.
  • Was voted by teammates to be one of two special teams captains for the club’s 2013 postseason, joining fellow special teams captain S Husain Abdullah and two offensive and two defensive representatives.
  • Ranks second in team annals with 744 career punts for 33,386 yards, trailing only P Jerrel Wilson (1,018 punts for 44,218 yards).
  • 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.
  • Owns 744 punts for 33,386 yards (44.9 gross, 39.3 net) with 285 inside the 20-yard line and 66 touchbacks.
  • Has played in three postseason contests, producing 11 punts for 545 yards (49.5 gross, 43.4 net) with three inside the 20-yard line and two touchbacks.
  • 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 ‘91.

Honors:

  • Derrick Thomas Award: Chiefs Most Valuable Player (2) - 2009, 2010
  •  2011, 2012 Pro Bowl
  • AP First-Team All-Pro – 2010
  • Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-AFC Team – 2010
  •  Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Pro Team – 2010
  • FedEx NFL Ground Player of the Year – 2010
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (1) - vs. PIT (11/22/09)

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 upon the completion of his collegiate career ... Added 14 kickoffs with two touchbacks and one pass for 19 yards on a fake punt ... Appeared in 13 games, punting 56 times for 2,282 yards (40.8 gross, 39.2 net) with 17 inside the 20 as a senior ... Also completed a 19-yard pass ... A second-team All-SEC selection ... Played in 13 games his junior season in 2003, punting 68 times for 3,081 yards (45.3 gross, 39.1 net) with 21 inside the 20 ... Was a consensus All-America and All-SEC selection ... His 45.3-yard average led the SEC ... Had 19 punts of 50+ yards ... Saw duty in 13 games as a sophomore in 2002 ... Had 65 punts for 2,833 yards (43.6 gross, 39.1 net) with 22 inside the 20 ... Named second-team All-SEC by AP ... Had 16 punts of 50+ yards ... Played in 13 games in 2001 as a redshirt freshman, punting 51 times for 2,020 yards (39.6 gross, 35.5 net) with 13 inside the 20 ... Also had two touchbacks on 14 kickoffs ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2000 ... Graduated with a degree in Political Science.

Personal:

  • Played his senior season at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Handled the club’s punting and kicking duties.
  • A three-year letter winner 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, 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 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 in ‘85.
  • Brother, Britton, punted at the University of Tennessee (2004-08) and is currently with the Denver Broncos.
  • Attended the University of Tennessee with Kansas City Royals 2006 first-round draft pick Luke Hochevar and is close friends with the pitcher.
  • Married; wife, Christia with four sons and a daughter.

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How acquired:

Signed with Kansas City (3/4/13) ... Signed with Kansas City (2/28/08) ... Signed with Kansas City (7/26/05) ... Drafted by Kansas City in the third round (99th overall) in 2005.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Left-footed punter has spent his entire ten-year career with the Chiefs.
  • Selected to his first Pro Bowl following the 2012 season.
  • Owns the top spots in franchise history with a 39.27-yard career net average and a 44.87-yard gross average.
  • Is fourth in NFL annals since the AFL-NFL merger with a 39.27-yard net punting average.
  • Is first in club history with 285 punts inside the 20-yard line, a mark that ties for 13th in NFL history.   His 285 punts inside the 20 are the most of any punter in the NFL from 2005-13.
  • Is 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.
  • His 45 punts inside the 20 in 2012 set a new single-season franchise record, passing his old mark of 41 set in the 2009 season.
  • He led the AFC and tied for the lead in the NFL in punts inside the 20 in 2013 with 35.
  • Was voted by teammates to be one of two special teams captains for the club’s 2013 postseason, joining fellow special teams captain S Husain Abdullah and two offensive and two defensive representatives.
  • Ranks second in team annals with 744 career punts for 33,386 yards, trailing only P Jerrel Wilson (1,018 punts for 44,218 yards).
  • 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.
  • Owns 744 punts for 33,386 yards (44.9 gross, 39.3 net) with 285 inside the 20-yard line and 66 touchbacks.
  • Has played in three postseason contests, producing 11 punts for 545 yards (49.5 gross, 43.4 net) with three inside the 20-yard line and two touchbacks.
  • 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 ‘91.

Honors:

  • Derrick Thomas Award: Chiefs Most Valuable Player (2) - 2009, 2010
  •  2011, 2012 Pro Bowl
  • AP First-Team All-Pro – 2010
  • Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-AFC Team – 2010
  •  Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Pro Team – 2010
  • FedEx NFL Ground Player of the Year – 2010
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (1) - vs. PIT (11/22/09)

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 upon the completion of his collegiate career ... Added 14 kickoffs with two touchbacks and one pass for 19 yards on a fake punt ... Appeared in 13 games, punting 56 times for 2,282 yards (40.8 gross, 39.2 net) with 17 inside the 20 as a senior ... Also completed a 19-yard pass ... A second-team All-SEC selection ... Played in 13 games his junior season in 2003, punting 68 times for 3,081 yards (45.3 gross, 39.1 net) with 21 inside the 20 ... Was a consensus All-America and All-SEC selection ... His 45.3-yard average led the SEC ... Had 19 punts of 50+ yards ... Saw duty in 13 games as a sophomore in 2002 ... Had 65 punts for 2,833 yards (43.6 gross, 39.1 net) with 22 inside the 20 ... Named second-team All-SEC by AP ... Had 16 punts of 50+ yards ... Played in 13 games in 2001 as a redshirt freshman, punting 51 times for 2,020 yards (39.6 gross, 35.5 net) with 13 inside the 20 ... Also had two touchbacks on 14 kickoffs ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2000 ... Graduated with a degree in Political Science.

Personal:

  • Played his senior season at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Handled the club’s punting and kicking duties.
  • A three-year letter winner 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, 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 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 in ‘85.
  • Brother, Britton, punted at the University of Tennessee (2004-08) and is currently with the Denver Broncos.
  • Attended the University of Tennessee with Kansas City Royals 2006 first-round draft pick Luke Hochevar and is close friends with the pitcher.
  • Married; wife, Christia with four sons and a daughter.

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