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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 49
Field Goals Made 43
Punts 120
Punting Average 48.8


Born
: April 6, 1993 – Roswell, Georgia
2019Years as a Lion: 3rd   Years in CFL: 3rd   Status: International
Career Games: 36   Playoffs: 1   Grey Cup: 0

 

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

 

Highlights:
2018: Ty put together one of the best kicking seasons in club history in 2018, representing the Lions as their CFL Most Outstanding Player nominee and winning the West Division Most Outstanding Special Teams Player Award. The UAB alum connected on 43 of his 49 field goal attempts, including a career long 52-yarder in the cold against the Calgary Stampeders on October 13. His best outing of the season occurred on October 6 against the Toronto Argonauts when he split the uprights a career high six times. He also connected on 31 of his 32 extra point attempts. Ty led the league with 5,853 gross punting yards and averaged a league best 48.8 yards per boot. He blasted a 75-yard punt on July 7 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, good for the longest punt in the CFL. Ty accumulated 4,312 yards on kickoffs which placed him fourth in the CFL with an average kickoff of 65.3 yards.

 

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, 2018
West Division All-Star: 2017, 2018

 

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 18 120 4617 5853 48.8 75
Total
36 236 8600 11409 48.3 144

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 18 43 49 87.8 52 31 32 160
Total
36 82 93 88.2 52 58 65 304

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
10-27
20 SSK 8 261 344 43.0 62
11-03
21 CGY 8 324 396 49.5 59
11-11
22 HAM 3 102 126 42.0 56
Total
123 4719 5979 48.4 1120

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
10-27
20 SSK 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 3
11-03
21 CGY 0 0 0 1 1 1
11-11
22 HAM 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total
43 50 86.0 52 31 32 162