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Nick Harris
P #2
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
College:
California
Hometown:
Avondale, Ariz.
Experience:
12
Punting
YearTeamGPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIN 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 183 943 39,995 33,799 67 42.4 35.8 4 65 95 260 66 187 530 4,876 9
2012 DET 13 67 2,783 2,522 58 41.5 37.6 0 7 8 21 1 23 28 241 1
2011 JAC 11 72 3,075 2,729 55 42.7 37.9 0 5 6 13 5 17 39 246 0
2010 DET 16 90 4,018 3,225 66 44.6 35.8 0 4 7 24 8 17 54 633 1
2009 DET 16 74 3,174 2,720 56 42.9 36.8 0 7 7 20 5 14 41 354 0
2008 DET 16 90 3,952 3,418 66 43.9 38 0 6 5 24 6 22 51 414 2
2007 DET 16 68 3,010 2,476 58 44.3 36.4 0 13 5 26 5 9 36 434 0
2006 DET 16 66 2,967 2,520 67 45 38.2 0 5 5 18 9 9 38 267 1
2005 DET 16 84 3,656 3,096 60 43.5 36.9 0 4 11 34 2 17 50 520 2
2004 DET 16 92 3,765 3,184 60 40.9 34.2 1 3 12 32 7 24 46 441 0
2003 DET 11 63 2,531 2,116 51 40.2 33.1 1 1 4 11 5 9 44 315 1
2003 CIN 5 28 1,084 841 53 38.7 30 0 3 2 5 3 1 19 183 0
2002 CIN 15 65 2,608 2,074 57 40.1 31.4 1 4 12 11 4 8 37 454 1
2001 CIN 16 84 3,372 2,878 57 40.1 33.9 1 3 11 21 6 17 47 374 0
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 183 11 599 1 54.5 0 0 10 -- 0 0 0
2012 DET 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DET 16 3 168 0 56 0 0 3 -- -- 0 0
2009 DET 16 1 54 0 54 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2008 DET 16 1 68 0 68 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2007 DET 16 1 63 0 63 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2006 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 3 158 0 52.7 0 0 3 -- -- 0 0
2004 DET 16 1 64 0 64 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2003 DET 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 16 1 24 1 24 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 183 14 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 DET 13 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 11 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 DET 16 3 3 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 DET 16 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 16 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DET 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 DET 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 DET 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 183 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2012 DET 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 DET 11 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2003 CIN 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 183 2 0 -7 -3.5 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2012 DET 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 11 1 0.1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2010 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DET 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 DET 16 1 0.1 -7 -7 -0.4 0 -7 0 -- 0 0 0
2003 DET 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (8/27/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (5/7/12)...Released by Jacksonville (4/28/12)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (10/11/11)... Released by Detroit (9/3/11)...Signed to contract extension by Detroit (9/6/07)...Signed to contract extension by Detroit (12/30/04)...Signed as a free agent by Detroit (10/15/03)...Waived by Cincinnati (10/7/03)...Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati (8/29/01)...Waived by Denver (8/28/01)... Selected in the fourth round (120th overall) of the NFL Draft by Denver (4/22/01).

GP/GS
Career (170/0); 2011 (11/0); 2010 (16/0); 2009 (16/0); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (16/0); 2006 (16/0); 2005 (16/0); 2004 (16/0); 2003 (16/0); 2002 (15/0); 2001 (16/0).

PRO CAREER (entering 2012)
• Played 11 NFL seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2001-03, Detroit Lions from 2003-10 and Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011.
• Ranks 30th in NFL history (fourth among active players) with 876 punts and 37,213 punting yards.
• Generated gross average of 42.5 yards and net average of 35.7 yards.
• Landed 239 punts inside the 20, which rates 30th in NFL history (fifth among active punters).
• Led the NFL with 34 punts inside the 20 and a net differential of 32 (punts inside the 20 minus touchbacks) for Detroit in 2005 after tying for second with 32 punts inside the 20 in 2004.
• Has 588 consecutive punts without a block and only four career punts have been blocked with last block occurring for Detroit versus Washington (11/7/04).
• Stands as the Detroit Lions career leader for punts (627), punting yards (27,074), net punting average (36.3) and punts inside the 20 (189).
• Holds the Detroit Lions season record for punts inside the 20 (34 - 2005).
• Served as holder on extra points and field goals.
• Recorded 13 special teams tackles.

CAREER HIGHS (through 2011)
• Punts: 92 - 2004
• Punting Yards: 4,018 - 2010
• Gross Punting Avg.: 45.0 - 2006
• Net Punting Avg.: 38.2 - 2006
• Long Punt: 67 - 2006
• Inside The 20: 34 - 2005

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS (through 2011)
• Punts: 9 - nine times, most recently at Tennessee (12/24/11)
• Punting Yards: 431 - vs. Tennessee (11/27/08)
• Gross Punting Avg. (minimum 3): 52.6 - at Minnesota (11/6/05)
• Net Punting Avg. (minimum 3): 52.0 - vs. Dallas (12/9/07)
• Long Punt: 67 - vs. Chicago (12/24/06)
• Inside The 20: 4 - eight times, most recently at Minnesota (10/12/08)

2011
Played in 11 games for Jacksonville...Signed by the Jaguars (10/11) following the release of punter Matt Turk...Produced a gross average of 42.7 yards and net average of 37.9 yards with 13 punts inside the 20, five touchbacks and long of 55 yards on 72 punts...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...Made one special teams tackle...Attended training camp with Detroit before being released in the final roster cutdown (9/3).

COLLEGE
Two-time first-team All-Pac 10 Conference selection at California...Averaged 42.3 yards on 322 punts for 13,621 yards...Set NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career records for punts and punting yards...Placed 92 punts inside the 20...Earned All-American honors as a senior in 2000.

PERSONAL
Attended Westview HS in Avondale, Ariz....Graduated with a bachelor's degree in American studies and master's degree in education from California.

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (8/27/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (5/7/12)...Released by Jacksonville (4/28/12)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (10/11/11)... Released by Detroit (9/3/11)...Signed to contract extension by Detroit (9/6/07)...Signed to contract extension by Detroit (12/30/04)...Signed as a free agent by Detroit (10/15/03)...Waived by Cincinnati (10/7/03)...Claimed off waivers by Cincinnati (8/29/01)...Waived by Denver (8/28/01)... Selected in the fourth round (120th overall) of the NFL Draft by Denver (4/22/01).

GP/GS
Career (170/0); 2011 (11/0); 2010 (16/0); 2009 (16/0); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (16/0); 2006 (16/0); 2005 (16/0); 2004 (16/0); 2003 (16/0); 2002 (15/0); 2001 (16/0).

PRO CAREER (entering 2012)
• Played 11 NFL seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2001-03, Detroit Lions from 2003-10 and Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011.
• Ranks 30th in NFL history (fourth among active players) with 876 punts and 37,213 punting yards.
• Generated gross average of 42.5 yards and net average of 35.7 yards.
• Landed 239 punts inside the 20, which rates 30th in NFL history (fifth among active punters).
• Led the NFL with 34 punts inside the 20 and a net differential of 32 (punts inside the 20 minus touchbacks) for Detroit in 2005 after tying for second with 32 punts inside the 20 in 2004.
• Has 588 consecutive punts without a block and only four career punts have been blocked with last block occurring for Detroit versus Washington (11/7/04).
• Stands as the Detroit Lions career leader for punts (627), punting yards (27,074), net punting average (36.3) and punts inside the 20 (189).
• Holds the Detroit Lions season record for punts inside the 20 (34 - 2005).
• Served as holder on extra points and field goals.
• Recorded 13 special teams tackles.

CAREER HIGHS (through 2011)
• Punts: 92 - 2004
• Punting Yards: 4,018 - 2010
• Gross Punting Avg.: 45.0 - 2006
• Net Punting Avg.: 38.2 - 2006
• Long Punt: 67 - 2006
• Inside The 20: 34 - 2005

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS (through 2011)
• Punts: 9 - nine times, most recently at Tennessee (12/24/11)
• Punting Yards: 431 - vs. Tennessee (11/27/08)
• Gross Punting Avg. (minimum 3): 52.6 - at Minnesota (11/6/05)
• Net Punting Avg. (minimum 3): 52.0 - vs. Dallas (12/9/07)
• Long Punt: 67 - vs. Chicago (12/24/06)
• Inside The 20: 4 - eight times, most recently at Minnesota (10/12/08)

2011
Played in 11 games for Jacksonville...Signed by the Jaguars (10/11) following the release of punter Matt Turk...Produced a gross average of 42.7 yards and net average of 37.9 yards with 13 punts inside the 20, five touchbacks and long of 55 yards on 72 punts...Served as holder on extra points and field goals...Made one special teams tackle...Attended training camp with Detroit before being released in the final roster cutdown (9/3).

COLLEGE
Two-time first-team All-Pac 10 Conference selection at California...Averaged 42.3 yards on 322 punts for 13,621 yards...Set NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career records for punts and punting yards...Placed 92 punts inside the 20...Earned All-American honors as a senior in 2000.

PERSONAL
Attended Westview HS in Avondale, Ariz....Graduated with a bachelor's degree in American studies and master's degree in education from California.

 

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