Role American football player
Date joined 2011
Name Kyle Christy
Education Brownsburg High School
|Weight 90 kg|
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
- College career
- Detroit Lions
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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.
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.
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.
On April 25, 2016, the Detroit Lions signed Christy to a four-year contract. He was waived on June 2, 2016.
On September 5th, 2017 Christy was signed to a one-year contract with The 5th Annual Howie Invitational.