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Sam Koch
P #4
Height:
6-1
Weight:
219
Age:
33
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Seward, NE
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

PUNTS
15
AVG
48.8
LNG
60
IN 20
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 708 31,870 27,744 74 45 39.2 3 88 88 251 59 130 343 2,946 3
2014 BAL 16 0 60 2,841 2,595 73 47.4 43.3 0 11 8 26 4 14 23 166 0
2013 BAL 16 0 90 4,138 3,539 69 46 38.9 1 12 9 27 9 14 46 419 0
2012 BAL 16 0 83 3,911 3,388 60 47.1 40.8 0 8 6 28 7 13 49 383 0
2011 BAL 16 0 73 3,393 2,821 63 46.5 38.6 0 11 9 21 9 11 33 392 2
2010 BAL 16 0 81 3,530 3,175 60 43.6 39.2 0 11 10 39 4 22 34 275 0
2009 BAL 16 0 73 3,188 2,801 60 43.7 37.9 1 8 10 26 5 12 38 287 1
2008 BAL 16 0 84 3,777 3,352 74 45 39.9 0 12 13 34 9 12 38 245 0
2007 BAL 16 0 78 3,397 2,842 64 43.6 36 1 8 7 20 9 16 38 375 0
2006 BAL 16 0 86 3,695 3,231 61 43 37.6 0 7 16 30 3 16 44 404 0

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Biography

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TRANSACTIONS

Sam Koch was originally drafted by the Ravens in the sixth round (203rd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

HONORS


• Two-time Pro Bowl first alternate (2014, 2010)
• AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 16, 2008)
• Ravens Roost Extra Effort Award (2008)

CAREER

• Enters 2015 having played in a franchise record 144-consecutive games

• Owns franchise records with 708 punts for 31,870 yards and a 45.0 career gross average...His 39.0 career net average also ranks first in team history

• His 251 career punts inside the 20 rank first on the Ravens’ all-time list (Kyle Richardson is second with 128)...251 are the fourth most in the NFL since 2006

• Played in his franchise-record 130th-consecutive game (now 144), passing OLB Jarret Johnson (2003-11) for the longest streak in Ravens franchise history in the 26-6 victory vs. Pit. (9/11/14)

• Led the NFL in net punting average (43.3) in 2014, a figure that ranks as the fourth-best mark in league history...Punted 60 times for 2,841 yards, finishing third in the NFL with a 47.4 average...Also placed 26 punts inside the 20

• Scored his first-career TD, scrambling for a 7-yard run on a fake FGA in the 55-20 victory vs. Oak. (11/11/12)

• Led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a career-high 39 punts inside the 20 in 2010

• Koch’s 43.3 net punting average and 47.4 gross punting average in 2014 are both Ravens’ single-season records

• Blasted a team-record 74-yard punt at Hou. (11/9/08)


2014: (16/0, 2/0) Played in his franchise-record 144th-consecutive game and led the NFL in net punting average (43.3), a figure that ranks as the fourth-best mark in league history...Punted 60 times for 2,841 yards, finishing third in the NFL with a 47.4 gross average...Also placed 26 punts inside the 20

• Played in both postseason contests, punting 5 times for 250 yards, averaging a postseason-career-high 50.0 yards per punt, including a long of 53

• Booted 2 punts for 126 yards (63.0 avg.), including a 73-yarder (second longest of his career and in team history), placing both inside the 20 in the 34-27 victory in game 11 at NO (11/24)

• Punted 6 times for 255 yards (42.5 avg.), placing a career-high-tying 5 inside the 20 (did not allow a return on all 6 boots) in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)

• Booted 4 punts for 157 yards, helping him cross the 30,000-yard mark (finished the game with 30,017 career punting yards), placing 2 inside the 20, in the 29-7 victory in game 7 vs. Atl. (10/19)

• Punted twice for 119 yards for a 59.5 avg., placing 1 inside the 20 with a long of 63, in game 6 at TB (10/12)

• Played in his franchise-record 130th-consecutive game, passing OLB Jarret Johnson (2003-11) for the longest streak in Ravens franchise history in the 26-6 victory in game 2 vs. Pit. (9/11)...Punted twice for 110 yards (55.0 avg.) with a long of 56 against the Steelers
2013: (16/0) Posted career highs in punts (90) and punting yards (4,138), while averaging 46.0 yards per punt (38.9 net)...Placed 27 punts inside the 20

• Punted 4 times for 212 yards (53.0 avg.), including a 64-yarder, in game 15 vs. NE (12/22)

• Punted 6 times for 328 yards, to produce a Ravens’ single-game record (min. 4 punts) 54.7 average, including a season-high 69-yard boot in the 29-26 win in game 13 vs. Min. (12/8)

• Punted 8 times for 355 yards (44.4 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 20-17 overtime win in game 9 vs. Cin. (11/10)...Koch’s fourth child (daughter, Gianna) was born at 2:04 a.m. the day of the Bengals’ game

• Booted 6 punts for 291 yards (48.5 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, in the 14-6 victory in game 2 vs. Cle. (9/15)


2013:
(16/0) Played in his 128th-consecutive game, the longest active Ravens streak and second-longest in team history (Jarret Johnson, 129 from 2003-11)...Posted career highs in punts (90) and punting yards (4,138), while averaging 46.0 yards per punt (38.9 net)...Placed 27 punts inside the 20

• Punted 4 times for 212 yards (53.0 avg.), including a 64-yarder, in game 15 vs. NE (12/22)

• Punted 6 times for 328 yards, to produce a Ravens’ single game record (min. 4 punts) 54.7 average, including a season-high 69-yard boot in the 29-26 win in game 13 vs. Min. (12/8)

• Punted 8 times for 355 yards (44.4 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 20-17 overtime win in game 9 vs. Cin. (11/10)...Koch’s fourth child (daughter, Gianna) was born at 2:04 a.m. the day of the Bengals’ game

• Booted 6 punts for 291 yards (48.5 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, in the 14-6 victory in game 2 vs. Cle. (9/15)

• Punted 9 times (10, with 1 punt blocked) for 456 yards (45.6 avg.), with a long of 61, and placed 2 inside the 20 (his 200th-career punt inside the 20) in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (16/0, 4/0) Punted 83 times for 3,911 yards for a then-career-high and franchise-record 47.1 gross avg., including placing 28 inside the 20-yard line...Established a then-career high and franchise record with a 40.8 net punting average...Also rushed 2 times for 17 yards and a TD on a fake FG and punt

• Punted 7 times for 256 yards (36.6 avg.) and carried the ball 1 time for 10 yards, picking up a first down on a fake punt, in game 16 at Cin. (12/30)

• Scored his first-career TD, scrambling for a 7-yard run on a fake FGA in the 55-20 victory in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)...Also punted 4 times for 210 yards (52.5 avg.), placing 1 inside the 20 against the Raiders

• Played in his 100th-career game and punted 7 times for 322 yards (46.0 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 23-16 victory in game 4 vs. Cle. (9/27)

• Punted 22 times for 1,013 yards (46.0 avg.) – placing 8 inside the 20 – with a long of 60 in four playoff games...Also recorded a ST tackle

• Booted 3 punts for 141 yards (47.0 avg.), with a long of 56, and posted a tackle in the 34-31 victory in Super Bowl XLVII vs. SF (2/3/13)...Also had a 61-yard free kick after taking a safety to run off the clock at the end of the game against San Francisco

• Punted 8 times for 386 yards (48.3 avg.), placing 6 inside the 20, in the 38-35 double-overtime win in the Divisional game at Den. (1/12/13)...The 6 punts inside the 20 tied a single-game NFL playoff record

2011 (6/0, 2/0) Punted 73 times for 3,393 yards, producing a then-career-high 46.5 gross average...Blasted a long of 63 and placed 21 inside the 20-yard-line

• Averaged a season-high 56.0 yards per punt (2 for 112 yards), placing 1 inside the 20, in game 14 at SD (12/18)

• Punted 9 times for a career-high 470 yards, placing 3 inside the 20, in game 6 at Jax. (10/24)

• Punted 5 times for 236 yards (47.2 avg.), including a long of 62, in the 35-7 victory in the season opener vs. Pit. (9/11)...Also scored the first points of his career on a PAT, running for a 2-point conversion

• Averaged 47.6 yards per punt (13 for 619 yards) in the postseason, with a long of 64 (second longest in Ravens postseason history), and placed 2 inside the 20

• Established a then-Ravens’ postseason single-game franchise-record with 444 yards on 9 punts (49.3 avg.), including a long of 64, in the 20-13 victory in the Divisional Playoff vs. Hou. (1/15/12)

2010: (16/0, 2/0) Finished second in the NFL with a career-high and franchise-record-tying 39 punts inside the 20 (Kyle Richardson in 1999) while punting 81 times for 3,530 yards for a 43.6 avg...Ranked second in the AFC with a 39.2 net average

• Blasted 7 punts for 318 yards (45.4 avg.) and placed a career-high-tying 5 inside the 20 in the 34-28 overtime victory in game 13 at Hou. (12/13)

• Punted 5 times (moving him into first place for the most punts in franchise history) for 233 yards (46.6 avg.), placing 1 inside the 20, in game 10 at Car. (11/21)

• Did not punt, but completed a pass on a fake punt to CB Cary Williams (13 yards) to convert a fourth-and-10 in the 26-10 win in game 8 vs. Mia. (11/7)

• Punted 5 times for 221 yards (44.2 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, becoming the Ravens’ all-time leader with his 129th (Kyle Richardson - 128) in the 37-34 victory in game 7 vs. Buf. (10/24)

• Booted 9 punts for 404 yards (44.9 avg.), placing a career-high 5 kicks inside the 20, in game 6 at NE (10/17)

• Punted 6 times for 277 yards (46.2 avg.), while placing 4 inside the 20, in two playoff games

2009: (16/0, 2/0) Punted 73 times for 3,188 yards (43.7 avg.), placing 26 inside the 20
• Punted 7 times for 293 yards (41.9 avg.), placing 4 inside the 20, in the 16-0 win in game 9 at Cle. (11/16)

• Booted 5 punts for 249 yards (49.8 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 57, in game 8 at Cin. (11/8)

• Booted 6 punts for 272 yards (45.3 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 60, in game 5 vs. Cin. (10/11)

• Punted 5 times for 238 yards (47.6 avg.), including a then-postseason career-long 59-yard boot in the Divisional Playoff at Ind. (1/16/10)

2008: (16/0, 3/0) Finished sixth in the NFL with a then-career-high 3,777 yards (45.0 avg. on 84 punts) and ranked fifth in the league with a 39.9 net average...Koch also led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a then-career-high 34 punts inside the 20...Also led the NFL with 18 punts inside the 10...Blasted a career-high and franchise-record 74-yard boot against Houston on 11/9/08

• Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors, punting 5 times for 261 yards (52.2 avg.), with a long of 61, and placed 2 inside the 20 in game 15 at Dal. (12/20)...Also carried the ball (first-career rush) for 9 yards and a first down on fourth-and-6 on a fake FG from the Cowboys’ 22-yard line...Fake led to a TD two plays later

• Booted 4 punts for 200 yards (50.0-yard average), with a franchise-record and career-long 74-yard kick in game 9 at Hou. (11/9)

• Blasted 3 punts for 177 yards for a career-high 59.0-yard average, including a 67-yard boot in game 6 at Mia. (10/19)

• Punted 20 times for 845 yards (42.3 avg.), with a long of 52 in the postseason, pinning 7 inside the 20

2007: (16/0) Punted 78 times for 3,397 yards for a 43.6-yard average...Koch also placed 20 kicks inside the 20 and added 1 special teams tackle...Punted a career-high 10 times for 436 yards (43.6 average), with a long of 55 in game 8 at Pit. (11/5)

2006: (16/0, 1/0) Saw action in all 16 games, punting 86 times for 3,695 yards for a 43.0 average and placing 30 inside the 20 (fourth most in the NFL)...Koch also finished the year tied (Donnie Jones, Mia.) with the second-most punts downed inside the 10-yard line with 12 and tied for the second-fewest TBs (3) in the NFL
Saw action in his first-career NFL game when he kicked off 6 times and booted 6 punts for 282 yards (47.0 avg.), including a long of 56, in game 1 at TB (9/10)

College: A former walk-on, he received a scholarship at Nebraska before the start of the 2004 season...Played in 30 career games, 23 of which came as the Huskers’ No. 1 punter...Racked up a career-punting average of 44.1 yards (with 56 kicks inside the 20 and a long of 84 yards) to finish third in school annals...As a senior in 2005, Koch put together the best campaign ever at his position in school history, breaking the single-season punting average mark with a 46.5-yard average...Koch’s average ranked second nationally and helped Nebraska to a No. 2 national ranking in net punting (39.9 avg.)...Was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award and earned a first-team All-American nod by NationalChamps.net...Also named first-team All-Big 12 (Kansas City Star) and honorable mention All-Conference honoree by the Associated Press and Big 12 coaches...Finished the year ranked second nationally in punting average...In the Huskers’ first three contests, Koch booted 3 punts of 70 yards or more to become only the second punter in school history with 3 such kicks...Against Pitt (9/17), Koch delivered a career-long 84-yarder, the second-longest punt in school history and the longest in Big 12 history...In his collegiate finale in the 2005 Alamo Bowl (12/28), Koch posted a 51.5-yard average on 8 punts against Michigan, including 5 50-plus-yarders...Redshirted as a freshman in 2001...He was named to the 2005 second-team Academic All-Big 12 squad and the 2005 Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring and Fall Academic Honor Roll...Earned a degree in business administration in Dec. 2005.

High School, Personal: A versatile athlete at Seward (NE) HS, Koch played LB, FB and TE along with handling all of the team’s kicking duties...Also played soccer, basketball and baseball...He and his wife, Nikki, have four children, Ryan (17), Braxtyn (11), Kamdyn (9) and Gianna (1)...Last name is pronounced: COOK.

Community:
Supports his teammates and the Ravens’ charitable initiatives including Lardarius Webb’s annual Charity Softball Game and Haloti Ngata’s Charity Luau...In Dec. 2014, Koch participated in the Ravens’ 10th annual Holiday Helpers event (hosted by Steve Smith Sr.)...Children selected from the Baltimore County Police Athletic League were given the opportunity to shop with a Ravens’ celebrity shopper at Target for holiday gifts...Koch helped to launch “Punts for a Purpose” program with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (2013)...Joined teammates to outfit homeless men in suit apparel at the Helping Up Mission for a joint event with Jos. A. Bank (Dec. 2011) and participated in the annual Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution at Helping Up Mission homeless shelter (Nov. 2011)...Took part in the team’s PLAY 60 clinic at Sandymount Elem. (Sept. 2011)…In April 2010, led youth football drills in the Play 60 Zone at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll…Koch earned the Ravens Roost No. 7’s annual Extra Effort Award for his on-field performance in 2008 and accepted the award at the annual banquet in Hagerstown, MD in April 2009...Has also participated in A Purple Evening, the Ravens’ annual women’s event held at M&T Bank Stadium.

Download 2011 Bio Update

TRANSACTIONS

Sam Koch was originally drafted by the Ravens in the sixth round (203rd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

HONORS


• Two-time Pro Bowl first alternate (2014, 2010)
• AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 16, 2008)
• Ravens Roost Extra Effort Award (2008)

CAREER

• Enters 2015 having played in a franchise record 144-consecutive games

• Owns franchise records with 708 punts for 31,870 yards and a 45.0 career gross average...His 39.0 career net average also ranks first in team history

• His 251 career punts inside the 20 rank first on the Ravens’ all-time list (Kyle Richardson is second with 128)...251 are the fourth most in the NFL since 2006

• Played in his franchise-record 130th-consecutive game (now 144), passing OLB Jarret Johnson (2003-11) for the longest streak in Ravens franchise history in the 26-6 victory vs. Pit. (9/11/14)

• Led the NFL in net punting average (43.3) in 2014, a figure that ranks as the fourth-best mark in league history...Punted 60 times for 2,841 yards, finishing third in the NFL with a 47.4 average...Also placed 26 punts inside the 20

• Scored his first-career TD, scrambling for a 7-yard run on a fake FGA in the 55-20 victory vs. Oak. (11/11/12)

• Led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a career-high 39 punts inside the 20 in 2010

• Koch’s 43.3 net punting average and 47.4 gross punting average in 2014 are both Ravens’ single-season records

• Blasted a team-record 74-yard punt at Hou. (11/9/08)


2014: (16/0, 2/0) Played in his franchise-record 144th-consecutive game and led the NFL in net punting average (43.3), a figure that ranks as the fourth-best mark in league history...Punted 60 times for 2,841 yards, finishing third in the NFL with a 47.4 gross average...Also placed 26 punts inside the 20

• Played in both postseason contests, punting 5 times for 250 yards, averaging a postseason-career-high 50.0 yards per punt, including a long of 53

• Booted 2 punts for 126 yards (63.0 avg.), including a 73-yarder (second longest of his career and in team history), placing both inside the 20 in the 34-27 victory in game 11 at NO (11/24)

• Punted 6 times for 255 yards (42.5 avg.), placing a career-high-tying 5 inside the 20 (did not allow a return on all 6 boots) in game 9 at Pit. (11/2)

• Booted 4 punts for 157 yards, helping him cross the 30,000-yard mark (finished the game with 30,017 career punting yards), placing 2 inside the 20, in the 29-7 victory in game 7 vs. Atl. (10/19)

• Punted twice for 119 yards for a 59.5 avg., placing 1 inside the 20 with a long of 63, in game 6 at TB (10/12)

• Played in his franchise-record 130th-consecutive game, passing OLB Jarret Johnson (2003-11) for the longest streak in Ravens franchise history in the 26-6 victory in game 2 vs. Pit. (9/11)...Punted twice for 110 yards (55.0 avg.) with a long of 56 against the Steelers
2013: (16/0) Posted career highs in punts (90) and punting yards (4,138), while averaging 46.0 yards per punt (38.9 net)...Placed 27 punts inside the 20

• Punted 4 times for 212 yards (53.0 avg.), including a 64-yarder, in game 15 vs. NE (12/22)

• Punted 6 times for 328 yards, to produce a Ravens’ single-game record (min. 4 punts) 54.7 average, including a season-high 69-yard boot in the 29-26 win in game 13 vs. Min. (12/8)

• Punted 8 times for 355 yards (44.4 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 20-17 overtime win in game 9 vs. Cin. (11/10)...Koch’s fourth child (daughter, Gianna) was born at 2:04 a.m. the day of the Bengals’ game

• Booted 6 punts for 291 yards (48.5 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, in the 14-6 victory in game 2 vs. Cle. (9/15)


2013:
(16/0) Played in his 128th-consecutive game, the longest active Ravens streak and second-longest in team history (Jarret Johnson, 129 from 2003-11)...Posted career highs in punts (90) and punting yards (4,138), while averaging 46.0 yards per punt (38.9 net)...Placed 27 punts inside the 20

• Punted 4 times for 212 yards (53.0 avg.), including a 64-yarder, in game 15 vs. NE (12/22)

• Punted 6 times for 328 yards, to produce a Ravens’ single game record (min. 4 punts) 54.7 average, including a season-high 69-yard boot in the 29-26 win in game 13 vs. Min. (12/8)

• Punted 8 times for 355 yards (44.4 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 20-17 overtime win in game 9 vs. Cin. (11/10)...Koch’s fourth child (daughter, Gianna) was born at 2:04 a.m. the day of the Bengals’ game

• Booted 6 punts for 291 yards (48.5 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, in the 14-6 victory in game 2 vs. Cle. (9/15)

• Punted 9 times (10, with 1 punt blocked) for 456 yards (45.6 avg.), with a long of 61, and placed 2 inside the 20 (his 200th-career punt inside the 20) in game 1 at Den. (9/5)

2012: (16/0, 4/0) Punted 83 times for 3,911 yards for a then-career-high and franchise-record 47.1 gross avg., including placing 28 inside the 20-yard line...Established a then-career high and franchise record with a 40.8 net punting average...Also rushed 2 times for 17 yards and a TD on a fake FG and punt

• Punted 7 times for 256 yards (36.6 avg.) and carried the ball 1 time for 10 yards, picking up a first down on a fake punt, in game 16 at Cin. (12/30)

• Scored his first-career TD, scrambling for a 7-yard run on a fake FGA in the 55-20 victory in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)...Also punted 4 times for 210 yards (52.5 avg.), placing 1 inside the 20 against the Raiders

• Played in his 100th-career game and punted 7 times for 322 yards (46.0 avg.), including placing 3 inside the 20, in the 23-16 victory in game 4 vs. Cle. (9/27)

• Punted 22 times for 1,013 yards (46.0 avg.) – placing 8 inside the 20 – with a long of 60 in four playoff games...Also recorded a ST tackle

• Booted 3 punts for 141 yards (47.0 avg.), with a long of 56, and posted a tackle in the 34-31 victory in Super Bowl XLVII vs. SF (2/3/13)...Also had a 61-yard free kick after taking a safety to run off the clock at the end of the game against San Francisco

• Punted 8 times for 386 yards (48.3 avg.), placing 6 inside the 20, in the 38-35 double-overtime win in the Divisional game at Den. (1/12/13)...The 6 punts inside the 20 tied a single-game NFL playoff record

2011 (6/0, 2/0) Punted 73 times for 3,393 yards, producing a then-career-high 46.5 gross average...Blasted a long of 63 and placed 21 inside the 20-yard-line

• Averaged a season-high 56.0 yards per punt (2 for 112 yards), placing 1 inside the 20, in game 14 at SD (12/18)

• Punted 9 times for a career-high 470 yards, placing 3 inside the 20, in game 6 at Jax. (10/24)

• Punted 5 times for 236 yards (47.2 avg.), including a long of 62, in the 35-7 victory in the season opener vs. Pit. (9/11)...Also scored the first points of his career on a PAT, running for a 2-point conversion

• Averaged 47.6 yards per punt (13 for 619 yards) in the postseason, with a long of 64 (second longest in Ravens postseason history), and placed 2 inside the 20

• Established a then-Ravens’ postseason single-game franchise-record with 444 yards on 9 punts (49.3 avg.), including a long of 64, in the 20-13 victory in the Divisional Playoff vs. Hou. (1/15/12)

2010: (16/0, 2/0) Finished second in the NFL with a career-high and franchise-record-tying 39 punts inside the 20 (Kyle Richardson in 1999) while punting 81 times for 3,530 yards for a 43.6 avg...Ranked second in the AFC with a 39.2 net average

• Blasted 7 punts for 318 yards (45.4 avg.) and placed a career-high-tying 5 inside the 20 in the 34-28 overtime victory in game 13 at Hou. (12/13)

• Punted 5 times (moving him into first place for the most punts in franchise history) for 233 yards (46.6 avg.), placing 1 inside the 20, in game 10 at Car. (11/21)

• Did not punt, but completed a pass on a fake punt to CB Cary Williams (13 yards) to convert a fourth-and-10 in the 26-10 win in game 8 vs. Mia. (11/7)

• Punted 5 times for 221 yards (44.2 avg.), placing 3 inside the 20, becoming the Ravens’ all-time leader with his 129th (Kyle Richardson - 128) in the 37-34 victory in game 7 vs. Buf. (10/24)

• Booted 9 punts for 404 yards (44.9 avg.), placing a career-high 5 kicks inside the 20, in game 6 at NE (10/17)

• Punted 6 times for 277 yards (46.2 avg.), while placing 4 inside the 20, in two playoff games

2009: (16/0, 2/0) Punted 73 times for 3,188 yards (43.7 avg.), placing 26 inside the 20
• Punted 7 times for 293 yards (41.9 avg.), placing 4 inside the 20, in the 16-0 win in game 9 at Cle. (11/16)

• Booted 5 punts for 249 yards (49.8 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 57, in game 8 at Cin. (11/8)

• Booted 6 punts for 272 yards (45.3 avg.), placing 2 inside the 20 with a long of 60, in game 5 vs. Cin. (10/11)

• Punted 5 times for 238 yards (47.6 avg.), including a then-postseason career-long 59-yard boot in the Divisional Playoff at Ind. (1/16/10)

2008: (16/0, 3/0) Finished sixth in the NFL with a then-career-high 3,777 yards (45.0 avg. on 84 punts) and ranked fifth in the league with a 39.9 net average...Koch also led the AFC and was second in the NFL, placing a then-career-high 34 punts inside the 20...Also led the NFL with 18 punts inside the 10...Blasted a career-high and franchise-record 74-yard boot against Houston on 11/9/08

• Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors, punting 5 times for 261 yards (52.2 avg.), with a long of 61, and placed 2 inside the 20 in game 15 at Dal. (12/20)...Also carried the ball (first-career rush) for 9 yards and a first down on fourth-and-6 on a fake FG from the Cowboys’ 22-yard line...Fake led to a TD two plays later

• Booted 4 punts for 200 yards (50.0-yard average), with a franchise-record and career-long 74-yard kick in game 9 at Hou. (11/9)

• Blasted 3 punts for 177 yards for a career-high 59.0-yard average, including a 67-yard boot in game 6 at Mia. (10/19)

• Punted 20 times for 845 yards (42.3 avg.), with a long of 52 in the postseason, pinning 7 inside the 20

2007: (16/0) Punted 78 times for 3,397 yards for a 43.6-yard average...Koch also placed 20 kicks inside the 20 and added 1 special teams tackle...Punted a career-high 10 times for 436 yards (43.6 average), with a long of 55 in game 8 at Pit. (11/5)

2006: (16/0, 1/0) Saw action in all 16 games, punting 86 times for 3,695 yards for a 43.0 average and placing 30 inside the 20 (fourth most in the NFL)...Koch also finished the year tied (Donnie Jones, Mia.) with the second-most punts downed inside the 10-yard line with 12 and tied for the second-fewest TBs (3) in the NFL
Saw action in his first-career NFL game when he kicked off 6 times and booted 6 punts for 282 yards (47.0 avg.), including a long of 56, in game 1 at TB (9/10)

College: A former walk-on, he received a scholarship at Nebraska before the start of the 2004 season...Played in 30 career games, 23 of which came as the Huskers’ No. 1 punter...Racked up a career-punting average of 44.1 yards (with 56 kicks inside the 20 and a long of 84 yards) to finish third in school annals...As a senior in 2005, Koch put together the best campaign ever at his position in school history, breaking the single-season punting average mark with a 46.5-yard average...Koch’s average ranked second nationally and helped Nebraska to a No. 2 national ranking in net punting (39.9 avg.)...Was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award and earned a first-team All-American nod by NationalChamps.net...Also named first-team All-Big 12 (Kansas City Star) and honorable mention All-Conference honoree by the Associated Press and Big 12 coaches...Finished the year ranked second nationally in punting average...In the Huskers’ first three contests, Koch booted 3 punts of 70 yards or more to become only the second punter in school history with 3 such kicks...Against Pitt (9/17), Koch delivered a career-long 84-yarder, the second-longest punt in school history and the longest in Big 12 history...In his collegiate finale in the 2005 Alamo Bowl (12/28), Koch posted a 51.5-yard average on 8 punts against Michigan, including 5 50-plus-yarders...Redshirted as a freshman in 2001...He was named to the 2005 second-team Academic All-Big 12 squad and the 2005 Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring and Fall Academic Honor Roll...Earned a degree in business administration in Dec. 2005.

High School, Personal: A versatile athlete at Seward (NE) HS, Koch played LB, FB and TE along with handling all of the team’s kicking duties...Also played soccer, basketball and baseball...He and his wife, Nikki, have four children, Ryan (17), Braxtyn (11), Kamdyn (9) and Gianna (1)...Last name is pronounced: COOK.

Community:
Supports his teammates and the Ravens’ charitable initiatives including Lardarius Webb’s annual Charity Softball Game and Haloti Ngata’s Charity Luau...In Dec. 2014, Koch participated in the Ravens’ 10th annual Holiday Helpers event (hosted by Steve Smith Sr.)...Children selected from the Baltimore County Police Athletic League were given the opportunity to shop with a Ravens’ celebrity shopper at Target for holiday gifts...Koch helped to launch “Punts for a Purpose” program with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (2013)...Joined teammates to outfit homeless men in suit apparel at the Helping Up Mission for a joint event with Jos. A. Bank (Dec. 2011) and participated in the annual Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution at Helping Up Mission homeless shelter (Nov. 2011)...Took part in the team’s PLAY 60 clinic at Sandymount Elem. (Sept. 2011)…In April 2010, led youth football drills in the Play 60 Zone at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll…Koch earned the Ravens Roost No. 7’s annual Extra Effort Award for his on-field performance in 2008 and accepted the award at the annual banquet in Hagerstown, MD in April 2009...Has also participated in A Purple Evening, the Ravens’ annual women’s event held at M&T Bank Stadium.

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