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Ty
Long
#1 Kicker
Ty
Long
#1 Kicker
Height 6'2
Weight 205 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-04-06 (25)
Born Roswell, GA
School Alabama-Birmingham
INT / NAT INT
Field Goal Attempts 48
Field Goals Made 43
Punts 104
Punting Average 49.2


Born
: April 6, 1993 – Roswell, Georgia
2018Years as a Lion: 2nd   Years in CFL: 2nd   Status: International
Career Games: 18   Playoffs: 0   Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired:
Ty was signed by the Lions as a free agent in February 2017.

 

Highlights:
2017: A remarkable first season with Leos, Ty was a steady and consistent special teams contributor. Leading the league with an average punt of 47.9 yards and good on 88.6% of his field goals as well as 81.8% of his converts, Ty earned the club’s nomination as both Most Outstanding Rookie and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player and  a West Division All-Star (punter).

 

Kudos:
CFL All-Star: 2017
West Division All-Star: 2017

 

Long Redskins

2015-2016: Ty was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in May 2015 and attended training camp with the club before being waived as part of Washington’s final roster cut-down. He signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in January 2016 before being waived again in May.

 

College:Long UAB
2011-2014: Ty enjoyed a successful college career at Alabama-Birmingham appearing in 48 career games and assuming the placekicking duties as a freshman in 2011. The Georgia native was good on 59 of his 77 career field goal attempts along with 145 of 149 conversion attempts for 322 points with the Blazers. He departed the program as the all-time leader in successful field goal attempts (59) as well as with the longest field goal in school history which came from 54 yards against Ohio State in 2012.

 

Personal:
Ty was an Industrial Distribution major while at UAB and was a college teammate of fellow Lion Bryant Turner Jr. as well as a high school teammate of former Lions kicker Richie Leone.

Seasons

Punting

YEAR TEAM GP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
2017
BC 18 116 3983 5556 47.9 69
2018
BC 16 104 4032 5113 49.2 75
Total
34 220 8015 10669 48.5 144

Kicking

YEAR TEAM GP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
2017
BC 18 39 44 88.6 50 27 33 144
2018
BC 16 43 48 89.6 52 28 29 157
Total
34 82 92 89.1 52 55 62 301

Game Log

Punting

DATE WEEK OPP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
06-16
1 MTL 8 327 435 54.4 57
06-29
3 EDM 5 164 215 43.0 59
07-07
4 WPG 8 324 438 54.8 75
07-14
5 WPG 5 213 253 50.6 56
07-20
6 OTT 7 281 339 48.4 63
08-04
8 CGY 4 181 210 52.5 62
08-09
9 EDM 6 222 318 53.0 64
08-18
10 TOR 5 172 220 44.0 55
08-25
11 SSK 7 245 356 50.9 60
09-07
13 OTT 8 331 390 48.8 62
09-14
14 MTL 6 246 302 50.3 55
09-22
15 HAM 9 389 441 49.0 58
09-29
16 HAM 8 277 369 46.1 60
10-06
17 TOR 7 302 322 46.0 51
10-13
18 CGY 6 183 257 42.8 53
10-19
19 EDM 5 175 248 49.6 53
Total
104 4032 5113 49.0 943

Kicking

DATE WEEK OPP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
06-16
1 MTL 2 2 100.0 30 2 2 8
06-29
3 EDM 2 4 50.0 39 2 2 9
07-07
4 WPG 2 2 100.0 42 1 1 7
07-14
5 WPG 2 2 100.0 46 2 2 8
07-20
6 OTT 1 2 50.0 19 2 2 5
08-04
8 CGY 1 1 100.0 40 2 2 5
08-09
9 EDM 3 3 100.0 51 2 2 11
08-18
10 TOR 3 3 100.0 46 2 2 11
08-25
11 SSK 5 5 100.0 48 0 0 15
09-07
13 OTT 2 2 100.0 37 2 2 8
09-14
14 MTL 3 4 75.0 45 3 3 12
09-22
15 HAM 4 4 100.0 51 1 1 13
09-29
16 HAM 1 1 100.0 29 0 0 3
10-06
17 TOR 6 7 85.7 51 0 1 18
10-13
18 CGY 4 4 100.0 52 2 2 14
10-19
19 EDM 2 2 100.0 40 5 5 11
Total
43 48 89.6 52 28 29 158