Login  |   Register

On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT Official 2018 Broncos Draft Party
    The Official 2018 Denver Broncos Draft Party
    Presented by

    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    United East Club • Sports Authority Field at Mile High • 6PM
    VIP doors open at 5:00PM. General Admission doors open at 5:30PM
    Join Broncos Country at the Official 2018 Draft Party to celebrate in the excitement as your Broncos look to bring the best talent to Denver with the #5 pick. Orange & Blue 760AM will be onsite broadcasting providing insights and analysis on every pick. More Info
    Supporting Sponsors

  • Sat., May. 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT Broncos Carne Asada, presented by Bud Light Event is free for all fans
  • Sun., Jun. 10, 2018 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM MDT Broncos Summer Games


    More information coming soon.
  • Sat., Jun. 30, 2018 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM MDT Broncos 7k: Grand Junction


    More information coming soon.
  • Fri., Jul. 13, 2018 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM MDT Broncos Movie Night


    More information coming soon.
  • Sat., Jul. 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT Broncos Carne Asada, presented by Bud Light Event is free for all fans
  • Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 12:00 AM - 11:45 PM MDT Broncos 7K: Pueblo


    More information coming soon.

Print Friendly Version Convert to PDF Convert to RTF Related Assets
April 23, 2013

BRONCOS P BRITTON COLQUITT SIGNS RESTRICTED FREE-AGENT TENDER

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.— Denver Broncos punter Britton Colquitt signed his restricted free-agent tender, it was announced on Tuesday.

Colquitt (6-3, 205 pounds) is a fifth-year player who is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1) and net (39.5) punting averages. In 2012, he broke his own team record with a 42.1 net punting average to place third in the NFL while ranking second in the league holding opponents to an average of 6.0 yards per return.

He established Broncos single-season records in both gross (47.4) and net (40.2) punting averages in 2011—a year after tying for the NFL lead with six games grossing 50 or more yards per punt.

For his career, Colquitt has played in 48 regular-season games and punted 254 times for 11,717 yards (46.1 avg.) with 18 touchbacks and 79 kicks placed inside the 20 (39.5 net). In three career playoff contests, he has punted 16 times for 680 yards (42.5 avg.) with zero touchbacks and five kicks placed inside the 20 (39.4 avg.).

Originally signed by the Broncos as a college free agent in 2009, Colquitt spent a week on Miami’s practice squad as a rookie before Denver added him to its active roster for the regular-season finale.

Britton is one of four NFL punters the Colquitt family has produced: his brother, Dustin, plays for the Kansas City Chiefs and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2012; his father, Craig, won two Super Bowl rings as the Steelers’ punter; and his uncle, Jimmy, played two games for the Seahawks in 1985.

A two-time All-Southeastern Conference selection for the University of Tennessee, Britton Colquitt attended Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn., and was born on March 20, 1985.     


You must be logged in to view this item.





This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.