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Kyle Christy

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Position  Punter
Role  American football player
Date joined  2011
Name  Kyle Christy
Education  Brownsburg High School

Weight  90 kg
Class  Senior
Height  1.91 m

College  University of Florida (2011–2014)
Current team  Florida Gators football (#4 / Punter)

Place of birth  Brownsburg, Indiana
Conference  Southeastern Conference

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Kyle Christy is an American football punter who is currently a free agent in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Florida.


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Early years

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Christy was born in Brownsburg, Indiana, and played football for Brownsburg High School. He was a placekicker until his junior year, when his coach asked him to try punting, as well. Christy made 5 of 8 field goals and 31 of 37 extra-point attempts as a junior. As a senior, he averaged 42 yards per punt and was named to the All-State team.

College career

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Christy attended the University of Florida, where he was a member of coach Will Muschamp's Florida Gators football team. In 2011, he had 30 punts and averaged 40.9 yards per punt. He had a career-long 67-yard punt against Auburn. In the 2012 Gator Bowl, he averaged 37.3 yards on three punts, and the Gators won.

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In 2012, Christy had 66 punts and averaged 45.8 yards per punt. His punting average topped the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He was named to the All-SEC first team and was a finalist for the Ray Guy Award. In the 2013 Sugar Bowl, he averaged 41.3 yards on four punts in a loss.

Detroit Lions

On April 25, 2016, the Detroit Lions signed Christy to a four-year contract. He was waived on June 2, 2016.

Fantasy Career

On September 5th, 2017 Christy was signed to a one-year contract with The 5th Annual Howie Invitational.


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