Stemke had 44.5 per punt average

Birthday: November 23, 1978 (Green Bay, Wisc.)

High School: Preble High School (Green Bay, Wisc.); Played quarterback and punter.

Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 194 pounds

Dorm Days: Stemke averaged a school-best 43.9 yards per kick as a freshman, and later broke his own mark as a senior with 44.5 yards per punt (third best in nation). He also holds a Wisconsin school record for total punting yards (10,660).

Go Figure: 42.5. Stemke’s net yards average as a senior was the best mark in the nation.

NFL Career: Undrafted (Signed by Green Bay in 2001). Stemke played in eight career NFL games — two with Oakland in 2002 and six with St. Louis in 2004. He averaged 40.2 yards per punt in 33 total kicks (long was 56).

Extra Points: His father, Horst, was a U.S. Olympic soccer player; Has an award named after him that is given to top high school senior kicker/punter in Wisconsin annually; Married to Lizzy Fitzgerald Stemke, a former member of the United States women’s national volleyball team.


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