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Tim Masthay biography

Date of birth : 1987-03-16
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-02-01
Credited as : Football player NFL, punter for the Packers, Super Bowl 45

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Tim Masthay, born Timothy James Masthay is an American football punter for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. Married, wife’s name is Amanda.

Highlights:

Signed by Green Bay to a reserve/future contract on Jan. 14, 2010... Originally signed by the Indianapolis Colts as a non-drafted free agent on May 1, 2009... Went through the offseason program and the early portion of training camp with the Colts before being waived on Aug. 11... A four-year letterman who appeared in 50 games during his career at Kentucky, improving his punting average in each season and also handling the team’s kickoff duties and serving as the holder on placements... Finished his career with the third-highest gross punting average in school history (40.2) after raising his average almost 10 yards from his freshman to his senior year.

A first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by both the media and the league’s coaches for his efforts as a senior, after playing in all 13 games and posting a career-high 45.2-yard average on his 53 punts, the second-highest single-season mark in school history... Dropped 13 of his punts inside the 20-yard-line and placed second in the SEC with 23 touchbacks as the team’s primary kickoff man... Was also the recipient of the program’s Jerry Claiborne Award, given annually to the player who best exemplifies academic success and displays a team-oriented attitude throughout the season.

Earned the first of his two consecutive UK Special Teams Player of the Year awards as a junior in 2007, averaging 39.8 yards on his 50 punts, landing a career-best 16 of them inside the 20, and also leading the SEC with 23 touchbacks on kickoffs... Averaged 39.2 yards on 50 punts as a sophomore in 2006, downing 13 of them inside the 20 and enjoyed his first full season of kickoff responsibilities, seeing 12 of them downed for touchbacks... Also engineered two successful fake punts his sophomore year that ultimately led to touchdown drives for the Wildcats, the first coming on a 17-yard rush vs. South Carolina (Oct. 7) and the other on a 10-yard pass vs. Clemson in the Music City Bowl (Dec. 29)... Played in 11 games as a true freshman in 2005 and punted a career-high 54 times for a 36.4-yard average... Earned a B.S. in economics and was named an Academic All-American by CoSIDA following both the 2007 and 2008 seasons.

One of the most decorated and dynamic athletes in Kentucky high school history, he graduated as an all-state football player, all-state soccer player, all-region baseball player and four-year letterman in basketball at Murray High School... Appeared as a K, P, WR and KR in football, earning first-team all-state honors following his senior season in 2004 from both The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal... Converted 7-of-8 field goals and booted 41 of his 66 kickoffs for touchbacks... On offense, totaled 49 catches for 1,121 yards and 15 touchdowns, leading all receivers in his classification and ranking third overall in the state... Also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and ran back an interception for a score... Participated in football for the first time as a junior in 2003 and was an honorable mention all-state selection... Was a four-year letterman as a center midfielder in soccer, garnering first-team all-state acclaim as a senior and second-team all-state as a junior... Pitched and played CF in baseball where he was an all-region choice and lettered all four years... Averaged 18 points per game in basketball... Was voted the outstanding male student by peers in his senior class .

Extremely active in the community off the field, having volunteered to support various causes while in college, including the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Save Darfur Coalition and the American Cancer Society Relay for Life amongst others... Also spent three weeks in Ghana on a service and education mission trip, and has plans to join the Peace Corps when his football career is over... Brother, Tom, ran track at Kentucky, and their grandfather, Maurice Masthay, played football at UCLA... Is also a close friend and former college teammate of Indianapolis Colts tight end Jacob Tamme.

As Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends and family, listening to contemporary Christian music and reading, listing Donald Miller as his favorite author and Miller’s Blue Like Jazz and the novel 1984 among his favorite titles.


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