March 19, 2007

Spring Preview: Special teams



2006 Punters

Geoff Price-50-for-2,272 yards, 45.44-yard average, 62 long, 6 touchbacks, 9 fair catches, 12 inside the 20


2006 Kickers

Carl Gioia-8-for-13 field goals, 1-19 yds. (0-0), 20-29 yds. (3-3), 30-39 yds. (4-6), 40-49 yds. (1-4), long 40; 49-of-54 extra points


2006 Kickoffs

Ryan Burkhart-45-for-2,670 yards, 59.3-yard average, 8 touchbacks

Bobby Renkes-22-of-1,351 yards, 61.4-yard average, 5 touchbacks

Carl Gioia-7-for-282 yards, 40.3-yard average

• Nate Whitaker-1-for-50 yards, 50.0-yard average


2006 Punt Returns

Tom Zbikowski-16-for-144 yards, 9.0-yard average, 1 TD, 52 long

George West-4-for-20 yards, 5.0-yard average, 10 long

Jeff Samardzija-2-for-4 yards, 2.0-yard average, 2 long


2006 Kickoff Returns

David Grimes-21-for-514 yards, 24.5-yard average, 50 long

• George West-12-for-251 yards, 20.9-yard average, 33 long

Darrin Walls-5-for-84 yards, 16.8-yard average, 28 long


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