Liberty High School
American football punter
| (1990-10-27) October 27, 1990 (age 25)|
Buffalo Bills (#6 / Punter)
University of California, Davis
Deborah Schmidt, Mark Schmidt
Colton Schmidt Wikipedia
Colton Schmidt (born October 27, 1990) is an American football punter for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). An undrafted free agent, he first signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 2013.
Schmidt signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent, following the 2013 NFL Draft, on July 15, 2013. He was waived on August 2, but re-signed with the team on a three-year contract four days later. He was cut by the team after the third preseason game of 2013.
Schmidt was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns. He did not make the roster and was waived by the team during final roster cuts.
Schmidt was signed by the 49ers for the second time on January 7, 2014. He was released by the team on August 26, 2014.
On August 30, 2014, Schmidt was signed by the Buffalo Bills. Schmidt was signed to handle punting duties, while Jordan Gay was signed as a kickoff specialist.
On January 4, 2016, the Bills signed Schmidt to a contract extension.
After initially not being tendered an offer as a restricted free agent after the 2016 season, on March 8, 2017, Schmidt re-signed with the Bills.