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Rob Bironas
K #2
Height:
6-0
Weight:
208
College:
Georgia Southern
Experience:
9

Biography

PRO: A powerful right-footed kicker in his ninth NFL season, Rob Bironas has earned the right to be named among the best players at his position.  Statistically one of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, he made 85.6 percent of his field goals in the first eight years of his career and became one of the top two scorers in club history.  Prior to winning a roster spot with the Titans in 2005, Bironas spent time in training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2002, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003 and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004.  Meanwhile, he spent two seasons in the Arena Football League and one season in Af2.  In 2003, he made 12 of 27 field goal attempts for the Af2’s Charleston Swamp Foxes.  In 2004, he played for the Carolina Cobras and converted 17 of 40 field goal attempts and 70 of 89 PATs.  In the spring of 2005, he connected on seven of 16 field goal attempts and 99 of 117 extra point attempts for the AFL’s New York Dragons.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Bironas enters the 2013 season as the third-ranked kicker in NFL history in field goal accuracy, connecting on 85.6 percent of his attempts (214 of 250).
•    Only Al Del Greco (1,060 points) has accounted for more points than Bironas in the history of the Titans/Oilers organization.  Bironas passed George Blanda (598) for second place on the franchise’s scoring list with a 55-yard field goal on Oct. 3, 2010.
•    Bironas has made a franchise record 11 game-winning field goals.  In 2006, he set a franchise record with four game-winners.
•    Also from 2005-12, Bironas made 214 total field goals, which is the second most by any NFL player during that time span.
•    Bironas tied the franchise record with 20 consecutive field goals during the 2012 season.  He reached the mark twice before in his career to tie the record Al Del Greco originally set from 1998–1999.  Furthermore, Bironas became the eighth player in NFL history to have three or more separate streaks of that length, joining Gary Anderson, Morten Anderson, John Carney, Phil Dawson, Jason Hanson, Mike Vanderjagt and Adam Vinatieri.
•    The 2007 Pro Bowl and AP All-Pro selection owns club records for longest field goal (60 yards), most field goals in a game (eight, also an NFL record), most consecutive games with a field goal (20) and most consecutive field goals (20, tied Al Del Greco).
•    In 2011, Bironas saw action in all 16 games for the seventh consecutive season and finished seventh among kickers in AFC with 121 points.  His 90.6 percent success rate in 2011 was the second-highest of his career, the fourth-highest in the NFL in 2011 and the third-highest in franchise history.  
•    In 2010, Bironas appeared in all 16 games and finished seventh in the AFC with 110 points and fourth in the AFC with 17 touchbacks.  He made 24 of 26 attempts for a percentage of 92.3, which ranked third in the NFL.
•    In 2008, Bironas was second in the AFC (seventh in the NFL) in scoring with 127 total points. He made 16 field goals of 40 or more yards to set a team record.
•    Also one of the NFL’s best kickoff specialists, Bironas converted 27.4 percent of his kickoffs (164 of 598) into touchbacks from 2005-12, ranking ninth in the league in that time span.  

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     The Rob Bironas Fund was founded by Bironas in 2008 and is a Component Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The Fund focuses on supporting causes in Tennessee and Kentucky that have children at the core of their missions. Support from the Bironas Fund is distributed based on criteria that Bironas set in place that is based on his own philosophy about hard work and determination. These “keystones” of the Fund are: Discipline, Focus, Preparation, Overcoming adversity, and Recovering from mistakes. In addition to Bironas’ own contributions, several annual fundraisers are held to raise money for the Fund.
•    Bironas served as co-chair of the Christmas4Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament, which was held April 10, 2012 at Pine Creek Golf Course in Mt. Juliet.  Funds generated by the tournament will be used to give Middle Tennessee children from 30 different schools, totaling more than 400 children, a December party with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a ride on a famous tour bus, and money to purchase gifts for family and friends at a local Wal-Mart.
•    Bironas donated his cleats and the football used to make his NFL-record eighth field goal in a game at Houston (10/21/07) to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
•    Bironas’ father, Larry, owns Bironas, Inc., a building automation company in Louisville, Ky.  While Rob was out of football from 2001-02, he worked for his father and older brother, Greg, doing sales and marketing for the business.
•    Bironas was inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame at a special induction ceremony at the Louisville Palace in June 2012.  The event also served as a fundraiser, benefiting the University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities.
•    During his time in Charlotte, N.C., while he was playing for the AFL’s Carolina Cobras, he took a second job working in security and loss prevention at a Best Buy store.
•    Also while in Charlotte, Bironas helped coach kickers at Providence High School.
•    After transferring from Auburn, Bironas spent one semester at Georgia Southern before returning to complete his marketing degree at Auburn in spring 2001.
•    More information can found about Bironas on his website www.RobBironas.com including frequent blog entries and news about his career accomplishments and philanthropic activity. Bironas can be followed on Twitter @RobBironas and on FaceBook at www.Facebook.com/RobBironas.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Louisville, Ky., native originally signed in the NFL with the Packers as a free agent on April 26, 2002 and was waived by the Packers on Aug. 1, 2002.
•    Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from Aug. 16-24, 2003.
•    Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers from June 10-Sept. 5, 2004.
•    Signed by the Titans on June 21, 2005.

COLLEGE:
•    Began career at Auburn (1996-99) before transferring to Georgia Southern for senior season.
•    Was member of Eagles’ NCAA Division I-AA National Championship team, connecting on seven of 13 field goal attempts during season and scoring 39 total points.
•    At Auburn, was semi-finalist for Lou Groza Award in 1998 after making 12 of 16 field goal attempts, including two successful 49-yard tries, and making all 18 PATs for team-high 54 points.
•    Received degree from Auburn in marketing.

PERSONAL:  
•    Splits time between Nashville and Louisville, Ky.
•    At Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) High School, lettered two years in football, four years in soccer, two years in swimming and one year on track team.
•    Appeared in 2008 United Way of Middle Tennessee’s “Live United” campaign ads.
•    Among many other charitable endeavors, participated in Titans Caravan, school and hospital visits, Super Bowl XLII Taste of the NFL, Kevin Carter’s “Waiting for Wishes” event, John Lynch Celebrity Classic, PENCIL Foundation’s “A Little Night Music,” “Bowling for Roses” celebrity bowling competition and Gilda’s Club Nashville.
•    Follow Bironas on Twitter at @RobBironas.
•    List of favorites: (movie) “The Godfather”; (TV show) “The Sopranos”; (music) all kinds of music; (actors) Adam Sandler, Halle Berry and Jessica Alba; (kind of car) Maserati and Camaro Super Sport; (school subject) math; (author) James Patterson; (video games) Nintendo Wii; (vacation getaway) “any island”; and (food) Italian food.
•    Born James Robert Bironas on Jan. 29, 1978 in Louisville, Ky.

PRO: A powerful right-footed kicker in his ninth NFL season, Rob Bironas has earned the right to be named among the best players at his position.  Statistically one of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, he made 85.6 percent of his field goals in the first eight years of his career and became one of the top two scorers in club history.  Prior to winning a roster spot with the Titans in 2005, Bironas spent time in training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2002, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003 and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004.  Meanwhile, he spent two seasons in the Arena Football League and one season in Af2.  In 2003, he made 12 of 27 field goal attempts for the Af2’s Charleston Swamp Foxes.  In 2004, he played for the Carolina Cobras and converted 17 of 40 field goal attempts and 70 of 89 PATs.  In the spring of 2005, he connected on seven of 16 field goal attempts and 99 of 117 extra point attempts for the AFL’s New York Dragons.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Bironas enters the 2013 season as the third-ranked kicker in NFL history in field goal accuracy, connecting on 85.6 percent of his attempts (214 of 250).
•    Only Al Del Greco (1,060 points) has accounted for more points than Bironas in the history of the Titans/Oilers organization.  Bironas passed George Blanda (598) for second place on the franchise’s scoring list with a 55-yard field goal on Oct. 3, 2010.
•    Bironas has made a franchise record 11 game-winning field goals.  In 2006, he set a franchise record with four game-winners.
•    Also from 2005-12, Bironas made 214 total field goals, which is the second most by any NFL player during that time span.
•    Bironas tied the franchise record with 20 consecutive field goals during the 2012 season.  He reached the mark twice before in his career to tie the record Al Del Greco originally set from 1998–1999.  Furthermore, Bironas became the eighth player in NFL history to have three or more separate streaks of that length, joining Gary Anderson, Morten Anderson, John Carney, Phil Dawson, Jason Hanson, Mike Vanderjagt and Adam Vinatieri.
•    The 2007 Pro Bowl and AP All-Pro selection owns club records for longest field goal (60 yards), most field goals in a game (eight, also an NFL record), most consecutive games with a field goal (20) and most consecutive field goals (20, tied Al Del Greco).
•    In 2011, Bironas saw action in all 16 games for the seventh consecutive season and finished seventh among kickers in AFC with 121 points.  His 90.6 percent success rate in 2011 was the second-highest of his career, the fourth-highest in the NFL in 2011 and the third-highest in franchise history.  
•    In 2010, Bironas appeared in all 16 games and finished seventh in the AFC with 110 points and fourth in the AFC with 17 touchbacks.  He made 24 of 26 attempts for a percentage of 92.3, which ranked third in the NFL.
•    In 2008, Bironas was second in the AFC (seventh in the NFL) in scoring with 127 total points. He made 16 field goals of 40 or more yards to set a team record.
•    Also one of the NFL’s best kickoff specialists, Bironas converted 27.4 percent of his kickoffs (164 of 598) into touchbacks from 2005-12, ranking ninth in the league in that time span.  

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•     The Rob Bironas Fund was founded by Bironas in 2008 and is a Component Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The Fund focuses on supporting causes in Tennessee and Kentucky that have children at the core of their missions. Support from the Bironas Fund is distributed based on criteria that Bironas set in place that is based on his own philosophy about hard work and determination. These “keystones” of the Fund are: Discipline, Focus, Preparation, Overcoming adversity, and Recovering from mistakes. In addition to Bironas’ own contributions, several annual fundraisers are held to raise money for the Fund.
•    Bironas served as co-chair of the Christmas4Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament, which was held April 10, 2012 at Pine Creek Golf Course in Mt. Juliet.  Funds generated by the tournament will be used to give Middle Tennessee children from 30 different schools, totaling more than 400 children, a December party with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a ride on a famous tour bus, and money to purchase gifts for family and friends at a local Wal-Mart.
•    Bironas donated his cleats and the football used to make his NFL-record eighth field goal in a game at Houston (10/21/07) to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
•    Bironas’ father, Larry, owns Bironas, Inc., a building automation company in Louisville, Ky.  While Rob was out of football from 2001-02, he worked for his father and older brother, Greg, doing sales and marketing for the business.
•    Bironas was inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame at a special induction ceremony at the Louisville Palace in June 2012.  The event also served as a fundraiser, benefiting the University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities.
•    During his time in Charlotte, N.C., while he was playing for the AFL’s Carolina Cobras, he took a second job working in security and loss prevention at a Best Buy store.
•    Also while in Charlotte, Bironas helped coach kickers at Providence High School.
•    After transferring from Auburn, Bironas spent one semester at Georgia Southern before returning to complete his marketing degree at Auburn in spring 2001.
•    More information can found about Bironas on his website www.RobBironas.com including frequent blog entries and news about his career accomplishments and philanthropic activity. Bironas can be followed on Twitter @RobBironas and on FaceBook at www.Facebook.com/RobBironas.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•    The Louisville, Ky., native originally signed in the NFL with the Packers as a free agent on April 26, 2002 and was waived by the Packers on Aug. 1, 2002.
•    Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from Aug. 16-24, 2003.
•    Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers from June 10-Sept. 5, 2004.
•    Signed by the Titans on June 21, 2005.

COLLEGE:
•    Began career at Auburn (1996-99) before transferring to Georgia Southern for senior season.
•    Was member of Eagles’ NCAA Division I-AA National Championship team, connecting on seven of 13 field goal attempts during season and scoring 39 total points.
•    At Auburn, was semi-finalist for Lou Groza Award in 1998 after making 12 of 16 field goal attempts, including two successful 49-yard tries, and making all 18 PATs for team-high 54 points.
•    Received degree from Auburn in marketing.

PERSONAL:  
•    Splits time between Nashville and Louisville, Ky.
•    At Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) High School, lettered two years in football, four years in soccer, two years in swimming and one year on track team.
•    Appeared in 2008 United Way of Middle Tennessee’s “Live United” campaign ads.
•    Among many other charitable endeavors, participated in Titans Caravan, school and hospital visits, Super Bowl XLII Taste of the NFL, Kevin Carter’s “Waiting for Wishes” event, John Lynch Celebrity Classic, PENCIL Foundation’s “A Little Night Music,” “Bowling for Roses” celebrity bowling competition and Gilda’s Club Nashville.
•    Follow Bironas on Twitter at @RobBironas.
•    List of favorites: (movie) “The Godfather”; (TV show) “The Sopranos”; (music) all kinds of music; (actors) Adam Sandler, Halle Berry and Jessica Alba; (kind of car) Maserati and Camaro Super Sport; (school subject) math; (author) James Patterson; (video games) Nintendo Wii; (vacation getaway) “any island”; and (food) Italian food.
•    Born James Robert Bironas on Jan. 29, 1978 in Louisville, Ky.
 
Field Goal
YearTeamGOverall FGs20-29 Yards30-39 Yards40-49 Yards50+ YardsPAT
BlkLngFGMFG AttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctXP AttXPMPctBlk
TOTAL 144 3 60 239 279 85.7 71 74 95.9 74 80 92.5 70 91 76.9 24 34 70.6 317 315 99.4 0
2013 TEN 16 0 55 25 29 86.2 10 10 100 8 9 88.9 5 7 71.4 2 3 66.7 41 41 100 0
2012 TEN 16 1 53 25 31 80.6 6 6 100 13 13 100 5 10 50 1 2 50 35 35 100 0
2011 TEN 16 0 53 29 32 90.6 5 5 100 9 10 90 9 10 90 6 7 85.7 34 34 100 0
2010 TEN 16 0 55 24 26 92.3 6 6 100 8 9 88.9 8 8 100 2 3 66.7 38 38 100 0
2009 TEN 16 1 53 27 32 84.4 8 8 100 4 6 66.7 10 12 83.3 5 6 83.3 37 37 100 0
2008 TEN 16 0 51 29 33 87.9 6 6 100 7 7 100 15 19 78.9 1 1 100 40 40 100 0
2007 TEN 16 0 56 35 39 89.7 10 12 83.3 12 12 100 9 10 90 4 5 80 28 28 100 0
2006 TEN 16 1 60 22 28 78.6 10 11 90.9 7 7 100 4 8 50 1 2 50 32 32 100 0
2005 TEN 16 0 53 23 29 79.3 10 10 100 6 7 85.7 5 7 71.4 2 5 40 32 30 93.8 0
Punting
YearTeamGPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIN 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 144 1 40 40 40 40 40 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TEN 16 1 40 40 40 40 40 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 TEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 144 690 44,569 14 64.6 196 0.3 465 -- 0 17 5
2013 TEN 16 80 4,891 1 61.1 32 0.4 42 -- -- 5 1
2012 TEN 16 74 4,725 2 63.9 37 0.5 33 -- -- 3 0
2011 TEN 16 78 4,991 2 64 44 0.6 30 -- -- 2 1
2010 TEN 16 76 5,071 2 66.7 17 0.2 56 -- -- 1 1
2009 TEN 16 81 5,199 1 64.2 7 0.1 71 -- -- 2 1
2008 TEN 16 85 5,708 1 67.2 22 0.3 61 -- -- 1 1
2007 TEN 16 75 5,071 1 67.6 16 0.2 58 -- -- 0 0
2006 TEN 16 70 4,356 3 62.2 10 0.1 57 -- -- 1 0
2005 TEN 16 71 4,557 1 64.2 11 0.2 57 -- -- 2 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 144 17 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 TEN 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TEN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TEN 16 2 1 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 TEN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 TEN 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 TEN 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 TEN 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 TEN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --

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