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Brad Nortman
P #8
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
Age:
25
College:
Wisconsin
Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

PUNTS
41
AVG
47.4
LNG
67
IN 20
13
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 187 8,553 7,347 72 45.7 39.3 1 12 23 58 17 44 91 866 1
2014 CAR 9 0 41 1,942 1,629 67 47.4 39.7 0 2 5 13 5 11 18 213 0
2013 CAR 16 0 70 3,344 2,909 72 47.8 41.6 0 6 10 25 5 13 36 335 0
2012 CAR 16 0 76 3,267 2,809 63 43 36.5 1 4 8 20 7 20 37 318 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultPunter
PuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
1 @TB W 20-14 6 282 226 54 47 37.7 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 56 0
2 DET W 24-7 6 269 217 57 44.8 36.2 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 52 0
3 PIT L 19-37 4 210 173 65 52.5 43.3 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 17 0
4 @BAL L 10-38 4 194 156 58 48.5 39 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 18 0
5 CHI W 31-24 5 241 191 62 48.2 38.2 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 30 0
6 @CIN L 37-37 1 38 38 38 38 38 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @GB L 17-38 7 377 299 67 53.9 42.7 0 0 2 2 2 0 3 38 0
8 SEA L 9-13 2 78 78 47 39 39 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9 NO L 10-28 6 253 251 58 42.2 41.8 0 0 0 3 0 4 2 2 0

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Selected in the sixth round (207th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina (4/28/12).

GP/GS
Career (32/0) [1/0]; 2013 (16/0) [1/0]; 2012 (16/0).

2013
Played in 16 games for Carolina...Set team records with a gross average of 47.8 yards, which ranked second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL, and net average of 41.6 yards, which ranked fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL...Bettered the previous marks of a 47.5-yard gross average by Todd Sauerbrun in 2001 and 39.0-yard net average by Jason Baker in 2006...Punted 70 times with a career-high 25 inside the 20, five touchbacks and career long of 72 yards...Tied single-game career high of three punts inside the 20 four times - at Buffalo (9/15), at Minnesota (10/13), at Tampa Bay (10/24) and at Atlanta (12/29)...Notched one special teams tackle...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded a gross average of 42.0 yards and net average of 42.0 yards on two punts with one inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 51 yards...PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December...Compiled a 48.1-yard gross average and 44.0-yard net average with eight inside the 20, one touchback and long of 64 on 24 punts as Panthers went 4-1 during month...Placed at least one punt inside the 20 and had at least one punt longer than 50 yards in all five games...At Miami (11/24): Established a team single-game record with a 56.7-yard gross average on seven punts...Eclipsed previous mark of a 55.8-yard gross average by Sauerbrun at Washington (10/21/01)...Uncorked a career-long 72-yard punt, matching the second-longest punt in team history - previously accomplished by Sauerbrun at Washington (10/21/01)...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Generated a season-high net average of 47.0 yards on a season-high eight punts with two inside the 20...Pinned the Saints at their two-yard line and three-yard line.

2012
Selected in the sixth round (207th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina...First punter ever drafted by the Panthers...Recorded a gross average of 43.0 yards and net average of 36.5 yards with 20 punts inside the 20, seven touchbacks, one block and long of 63 yards on 76 punts...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...Vs. Seattle (10/7): Booted a career-long 63-yard punt...At Washington (11/4): Landed a season-high three punts inside the 20...Vs. Denver (11/11): Produced a season-high 50.1-yard gross average on a career-high nine punts...Vs. Oakland (12/23): Generated a season-high 48.3-yard net average.

COLLEGE
Played in 52 games at Wisconsin, taking over the Badgers' punting duties as a freshman...Consistent punter with excellent leg strength and hang time can also hold on extra points and field goals...Generated gross average of 42.1 yards and net average of 36.7 yards with 69 punts inside the 20, 19 touchbacks, four blocks and long of 76 yards on 199 punts - the fourth most in school history...Gross average ranks as the third highest in Wisconsin history...35 punts traveled more than 50 yards and 53 resulted in fair catches...2011 (Sr.): All-Big Ten honorable mention...Played in 14 games...Finished third in the conference with gross average of 42.2 yards on 46 punts with a long of 74 yards...Compiled 37.9-yard net average with three touchbacks and one block...Placed 19 punts inside the 20...2010 (Jr.): Played in 12 games...Produced gross average of 42.7 yards and net average of 37.6 yards with 14 punts inside the 20, two touchbacks and long of 76 yards on 38 punts...2009 (So.): All-Big Ten honorable mention...Played in 13 games...Recorded gross average of 42.0 yards and net average of 35.8 yards with 17 punts inside the 20, nine touchbacks, one block and long of 61 yards on 49 punts...2008 (Fr.): Played in 13 games...Punted 66 times en route to 41.8-yard gross average and 36.1-yard net average with 19 inside the 20, five touchbacks, two blocks and long of 64 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Central HS in Brookfield, Wis....Majored in accounting at Wisconsin.

TRANSACTIONS
Selected in the sixth round (207th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina (4/28/12).

GP/GS
Career (32/0) [1/0]; 2013 (16/0) [1/0]; 2012 (16/0).

2013
Played in 16 games for Carolina...Set team records with a gross average of 47.8 yards, which ranked second in the NFC and fourth in the NFL, and net average of 41.6 yards, which ranked fourth in the NFC and fifth in the NFL...Bettered the previous marks of a 47.5-yard gross average by Todd Sauerbrun in 2001 and 39.0-yard net average by Jason Baker in 2006...Punted 70 times with a career-high 25 inside the 20, five touchbacks and career long of 72 yards...Tied single-game career high of three punts inside the 20 four times - at Buffalo (9/15), at Minnesota (10/13), at Tampa Bay (10/24) and at Atlanta (12/29)...Notched one special teams tackle...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded a gross average of 42.0 yards and net average of 42.0 yards on two punts with one inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 51 yards...PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December...Compiled a 48.1-yard gross average and 44.0-yard net average with eight inside the 20, one touchback and long of 64 on 24 punts as Panthers went 4-1 during month...Placed at least one punt inside the 20 and had at least one punt longer than 50 yards in all five games...At Miami (11/24): Established a team single-game record with a 56.7-yard gross average on seven punts...Eclipsed previous mark of a 55.8-yard gross average by Sauerbrun at Washington (10/21/01)...Uncorked a career-long 72-yard punt, matching the second-longest punt in team history - previously accomplished by Sauerbrun at Washington (10/21/01)...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Generated a season-high net average of 47.0 yards on a season-high eight punts with two inside the 20...Pinned the Saints at their two-yard line and three-yard line.

2012
Selected in the sixth round (207th overall) of the NFL Draft by Carolina...First punter ever drafted by the Panthers...Recorded a gross average of 43.0 yards and net average of 36.5 yards with 20 punts inside the 20, seven touchbacks, one block and long of 63 yards on 76 punts...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...Vs. Seattle (10/7): Booted a career-long 63-yard punt...At Washington (11/4): Landed a season-high three punts inside the 20...Vs. Denver (11/11): Produced a season-high 50.1-yard gross average on a career-high nine punts...Vs. Oakland (12/23): Generated a season-high 48.3-yard net average.

COLLEGE
Played in 52 games at Wisconsin, taking over the Badgers' punting duties as a freshman...Consistent punter with excellent leg strength and hang time can also hold on extra points and field goals...Generated gross average of 42.1 yards and net average of 36.7 yards with 69 punts inside the 20, 19 touchbacks, four blocks and long of 76 yards on 199 punts - the fourth most in school history...Gross average ranks as the third highest in Wisconsin history...35 punts traveled more than 50 yards and 53 resulted in fair catches...2011 (Sr.): All-Big Ten honorable mention...Played in 14 games...Finished third in the conference with gross average of 42.2 yards on 46 punts with a long of 74 yards...Compiled 37.9-yard net average with three touchbacks and one block...Placed 19 punts inside the 20...2010 (Jr.): Played in 12 games...Produced gross average of 42.7 yards and net average of 37.6 yards with 14 punts inside the 20, two touchbacks and long of 76 yards on 38 punts...2009 (So.): All-Big Ten honorable mention...Played in 13 games...Recorded gross average of 42.0 yards and net average of 35.8 yards with 17 punts inside the 20, nine touchbacks, one block and long of 61 yards on 49 punts...2008 (Fr.): Played in 13 games...Punted 66 times en route to 41.8-yard gross average and 36.1-yard net average with 19 inside the 20, five touchbacks, two blocks and long of 64 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Central HS in Brookfield, Wis....Majored in accounting at Wisconsin.

 

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