Brad Nortman

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Brad Nortman
No. 8     Carolina Panthers
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-12) September 12, 1989 (age 23)
Place of birth: Brookfield, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 207
Debuted in 2012 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Punts76
Punt yards3,267
Punt average43.0
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Brad Nortman
No. 8     Carolina Panthers
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-09-12) September 12, 1989 (age 23)
Place of birth: Brookfield, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 207
Debuted in 2012 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Punts76
Punt yards3,267
Punt average43.0
Stats at NFL.com

Brad Nortman (born September 12, 1989) is an American football punter for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Wisconsin. He was selected by the Panthers in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, making him the first punter that the team had drafted in its history,[1] as well as, being one of only two punters selected in this draft.[2]

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High School career

Nortman attended Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Nortman was ranked as the No. 4 punter in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 8 by Scout.com. He was rated as the fourth-best player in the state of Wisconsin by Scout.com. Following his senior season, Nortman was named first-team all-state as a punter and also first-team all-suburban as a linebacker. He also played tight end.

College career

Nortman ranks third in Wisconsin history with a career punting average of 42.1 yards per punt. He is fourth in UW history with 8,383 career punting yards and fifth with 199 career punts. Following the 2011 season, Nortman was named consensus honorable mention All-Big Ten, Academic All-Big Ten and participated in the 2012 Senior Bowl. Following his junior season in 2010, Nortman was named academic All-Big Ten. After his sophomore season in 2009, Nortman was named honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches), ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District and Academic All-Big Ten.

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

Nortman was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round, with the 207th overall pick, of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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