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• Placekicker enters his fifth year with Kansas City in 2013.
• Was given the title "Mr. Irrelevant" after being selected with the final pick (256th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
• Named All-Rookie from Pro Football Weekly/PFWA.
• Voted the club's 2009 Mack Lee Hill Award winner by his peers for his rookie success.
• Converted 86.21 percent of his FGs (25 of 29) in 2009, tying as the highest make percentage by a rookie since the AFL-NFL merger (min. 20 attempts).
• Established a Chiefs rookie record with 25 made FGs, passing Hall of Fame K Jan Stenerud's mark of 21 made FGs set in '67.
• He led all NFL rookies with 104 points in 2009.
• Has played in 64 games, converting 97 of 119 FGs (.815) and all 108 of his PATs for 399 points.
• Has converted 108 of 108 PATs (100.0%), tying him for the highest point after touchdown percentage in Chiefs history (minimum 100 attempts).
• Set a career high and a franchise single-game record by converting all six field goals he attempted at New Orleans (9/23). The six field goal attempts ties for second in team history behind K Jan Stenerud's seven field goal attempts vs. Buffalo (12/19/71).
Re-signed with Kansas City (12/30/11) ... Signed with Kansas City (6/18/09) ... Selected with the third of Kansas City's three seventh-round picks (256th overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft.
2012: Appeared in 16 contests, converting 28 of 34 field goals (.824) and all 17 PATs for 101 points and has two special teams tackles ... Connected on one of two field goals and three PATs for six points vs. Atlanta (9/9) ... Converted on his only field goal and both PATs for five points at Buffalo (9/16) ... Connected on six of six field goals and one PAT for 19 points at New Orleans (9/23), setting a new franchise single-game record for most field goals converted ... Converted two PATs for two points vs. San Diego (9/30) ... Connected on both of his field goal attempts for six points vs. Baltimore (10/7) ... Converted a 38-yard field goal and one PAT for four points at Tampa Bay (10/14) ... Connected on all three field goal attempts, including a season-long 52-yard attempt, and one PAT for 10 points vs. Oakland (10/28) ... Connected on two-of-three field goal attempts and one PAT for seven points at San Diego (11/1) ... Hit two-of-three field goals and one PAT for seven points at Pittsburgh (11/12) ... Connected on both of his field goals for six points vs. Cincinnati (11/18) ... Hit all three field goals for nine points and had two special teams stops vs. Denver (11/25) ... Connected on both field goals, including one from 52-yards out, and three PATs for nine points vs. Carolina (12/2) ... Missed a 27-yard FG and made one PAT at Cleveland (12/9) ... Registered one kickoff for a touchback at Oakland (12/16) ... Went 2-for-3, including two 47-yard FGs and converted one PAT vs. Indianapolis (12/23) ... Connected on one of two field goals at Denver (12/30).
2011: Appeared in 16 games, converting 24 of 30 field goals and all 20 PATs for a team-high 92 points ... Had a career-long streak of 22 consecutive field goals made starting vs. Minnesota (10/2) before having a kick blocked vs. Oakland (12/24) ... That tied for the longest streak in Chiefs history ... Had 31 touchbacks to rank 10th in the AFC ... His .800 FG percentage ranked 10th in the AFC ... Converted all five of his FGs and one PAT for a career-high 16 points and had five touchbacks vs. Minnesota (10/2) to earn AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors. Also converted a career-long 54-yard field goal, tied a Chiefs record with five made FGs and became the third Chiefs kicker to convert two 50-plus-yard FGs in one game ... Connected on all three of his field goals, including a game-winning 30-yard effort in overtime vs. San Diego (10/31) ... Connected on a 53-yard field goal at the New York Jets (12/11) ... Converted on four field goals and one PAT for 13 points and had three touchbacks vs. Green Bay (12/18), earning AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for the second time of the season.
2010: Played in 16 games as the club's kicker ... Converted 20 of 26 FGs and all 42 PATs for 102 points ... Landed 52 of his 78 kickoffs inside the 10-yard line ... Had two special teams tackles ... Hit a game-winning 35-yard FG as time expired in overtime vs. Buffalo (10/31) ... Tied a career long with a 53-yard FG at St. Louis (12/19).
2009: Handled placekicking duties in all 16 games ... Connected on 25 of 29 FGs (86.2%) and all 29 of his PATs for a team-high 104 points ... Landed 59 of his 75 kickoffs inside the 10-yard line with seven touchbacks ... Also had one special teams tackle ... Named the club's Mack Lee Hill Award winner, an honor bestowed on Kansas City's top rookie or first-year player ... Earned All-Rookie honors from Pro Football Weekly/PFWA ... Produced an 86.21 FG percentage, tying as the highest make percentage by a rookie since the AFL-NFL merger (min. 20 attempts) ... His 86.2 FG percentage ranked sixth in the AFC and 10th in the NFL ... Was one of five kickers in the AFC and one of seven kickers in the NFL to not miss from inside 40 yards, going 17-17 ... Was one of four kickers in Kansas City history to make all of his field goal attempts from 40 yards or less in a season (min. 15 atts.) ... Led all NFL rookies with 104 points, tying FB/K Jack Spikes for the second-highest total by a rookie in Chiefs history ... Tied for 10th in the AFC with seven touchbacks ... Ranked first in Chiefs history among rookies with 25 made FGs, while his 29 FG attempts were third in team annals among rookies ... Was fourth among rookies in club annals with 29 PATs ... Converted two field goals of 50+ yards, the most in a season since K Lawrence Tynes had two in 2005. Only K Nick Lowery ('80, '85, '88) owns more in a season ... Hit a 53-yard FG and three PATs for six points in his first NFL game at Baltimore (9/13). His 53-yard FG was the longest by a Chiefs rookie since Stenerud had a 54-yarder at Houston (9/9/67). It was the longest made FG by a rookie kicker on his first regular season NFL attempt since Baltimore K Steve Hauschka hit a 54-yard FG at Houston (11/9/08) ... Hit a season-high four FGs (39, 46, 46 and 24 yards) for 12 points at Washington (10/18) ... Recovered an onside kick in the fourth quarter at Jacksonville (11/8) ... Hit a 22-yard game-winning FG in OT vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Converted his 22nd FG of the season at Cincinnati (12/27) to pass K Jan Stenerud for most made FGs by a rookie in Chiefs history ... Hit all three of his FGs and five PATs for a season-best 14 points at Denver (1/3/10).
Played in 50 games at South Carolina, hitting 49 of 69 field goals (71.0%) with a career long of 55 yards ... Converted 104 of 106 PATs and racked up a total of 251 points, the second-highest total in school history ... Spent his sophomore and junior seasons handling both the kicking and punting duties ... Had 85 punts for 3,597 yards (42.3 gross, 34.9 net) with 21 kicks inside the 20 and three touchbacks ... Had 69 touchbacks on 192 kickoffs ... Played in 13 games his senior campaign in 2008, earning honorable mention All-Southeastern Conference honors ... Connected on 20 of 30 field goals, leading the SEC in both makes and attempts ... Converted all 30 of his PATs for 90 points ... Had 25 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Finished the season fourth in the SEC in field goal percentage (66.7%) and ninth in scoring (6.9 ppg) ... Appeared in 12 games as a kicker and punter as a junior in 2007 ... Converted 13 of 17 field goals and all 37 of his PATs for 76 points ... Had 56 punts for 2,330 yards (41.6 gross, 34.4 net), landing 15 inside the 20 ... Named honorable mention All-SEC ... Saw action in 13 contests his sophomore season in 2006 ... Earned second-team All-SEC honors and was a semi-finalist for the Lou Groza Award ... Connected on 16 of 20 field goals and 37 of 39 PATs for a team-high 85 points ... Had 29 punts for 1,267 yards (43.7 gross, 36.0 net) with six inside the 20 and three touchbacks ... Had 29 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Played in all 12 games as a true freshman in 2005 ... Missed his only two field goal attempts ... Had 29 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Majored in Finance and Real Estate.
• Was a four-time all-conference and two-time all-state selection at Hickory High School in Hickory, N.C.
• Was a three-time conference Special Teams Player of the Year.
• Converted 12 of 14 field goals and all 42 of his PATs for 78 points while averaging 41 yards per punt and had 98.0 percent of his kickoffs go for touchbacks as a senior.
• Three-time all-state selection in soccer with 104 career goals.
• Last name is pronounced SUCK-UP.
• Married; wife, Paige.
Additional Stats: Has five special teams tackles - one in 2009, two in 2010 and two in 2012. Recovered an onside kick at Jacksonville (11/8/09). Had one punt for 33 yards at Oakland (11/7/10).
Field Goals Attempted: 6 at New Orleans (9/23/12)
Field Goals Made: 6 at New Orleans (9/23/12)
Long Field Goal Made: 54 vs. Minnesota (10/2/11)
Long Field Goal Att.: 56 at Jacksonville (11/8/09)
PATs Made: 6 vs. Jacksonville (10/24/10) at Seattle (11/28/10)
PATs Attempted: 6 vs. Jacksonville (10/24/10) at Seattle (11/28/10)
Points: 19 at New Orleans (9/23/12)
Cons. Made FGs: 22 (10/2/11-12/24/11)