Bradley Pinion was born on 1 June 1994 in Concord, North Carolina, United States, is an American football punter.
Pinion and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a four-year contract on March 13, 2019. Pinion had four punts for 174 yards in the first game of the season against the Minnesota Vikings.
Pinion had three punts for 164 net yards and a 54.7 average in Week 9’s matchup with the Oakland Raiders, including a punt of a career-long 64 yards. He was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Raiders. In 2018, Pinion had a career-low 68 punts for 2,973 net yards, averaging 43.7.
As he entered his third professional season, Pinion was still the 49ers’ punter. He had a season-high average of 50.14 and seven punts for 351 net yards against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4.
In Week 8, he punted eight times for a season-high 364 net yards against the Philadelphia Eagles (44.00 average). A season-high nine punts for 342 net yards were recorded in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks (38.00 average). In 2017, Pinion had a then-career-low 75 punts for 3,255 net yards, resulting in a 43.4 average.
In 2016, Pinion had 100 punts for 4,402 net yards and a 44.02 average. His 100 punts were the most in the league. San Francisco 49ers selected Pinion 165th overall in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He was the only punter chosen in that year’s draft.
Pinion continued to serve as the Tigers’ primary punter as a junior in 2014. He took all of the punts that season but for one, which Andy Teasdall received.
In the course of the season, he attempted and made three extra points. Pinion had a season-high 10 punts against the Georgia Bulldogs in the first game of the year, resulting in a season-high 451 net yards (45.1 average).
He had 10 punts in each of two games in October, against Louisville and Boston College, totalling 419 and 418 net punting yards, respectively. He had a season-high average of 49.0 on three punts for 147 net yards against Wake Forest on November 6.
He had five punts for 217 net yards in his final collegiate contest against the Oklahoma Sooners in the Russell Athletic Bowl (43.4 average).
Because of his exceptional ability to control the direction of his punts, Pinion’s teammates referred to him as “the steering column” throughout his junior season. Pinion made the decision to forgo his senior year and declare for the NFL Draft instead.
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