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Players

Blake Clingan
P #5
Height:
6-3
Weight:
223
College:
Central Florida
Experience:
1

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the Detroit Lions as a free agent on March 5, 2013.
  • Waived by the Lions on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins  on April 8, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the Detroit Lions as a free agent on March 5, 2013.
  • Waived by the Lions on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins on April 8, 2014.

2013 (Lions)

  • Spent the 2013 preseason with the Lions.
  • Signed with the team after paying his own way to the workout. Had previously participated in an NFL Regional Combine in New York and had spent two years away from football.
  • Released on Aug. 31.

College

  • Punted for four years at Central Florida from 2007-10.
  • Finished his UCP career with 251 punts for 10,017 yards (39.9 avg.) and 81 punts inside the 20-yard line. His 10,017 career punting yards are a school record, as are his 3,560 punting yards from the 2008 season.
  • Appeared in 12 games as a senior in 2010 and ended the season with 39 punts for an average of 41.8 yards with 16 punts inside the 20.
  • Punted in all 13 games as a junior in 2009, averaging 37.3 yards a punt. Boomed three 50-plus yard punts including a career-high 70 yarder at Texas.
  • Named Preseason All-Conference USA Third Team as a sophomore in 2008, goingon to punt in all 12 games and average a shade over 40 yards per punt.
  • In 2007, became the first true freshman to ever punt in a game for the Knights since the 1998 season.

Personal

  • Attended Coral Springs (Fla.) H.S., where he lettered twice and also saw time at quarterback, wide receiver and tight end.
  • Averaged 41.0 yards a punt as a junior and 47.0 yards as a senior.
  • Had three punts of 70 yards in his last season and also pinned eight punts inside the 20.
  • Named second team All-Broward County as a punter by the South Florida Sun Sentinel and honorable mention All-Broward County as a punter by the Miami Harald.
  • Worked as a Medical Real Estate Consultant for Florida Medical Space in between kicking at UCF from 2007-10 and signing his first NFL contract in 2013.
  • Son of Rick and Jamie Clingan.
  • Born on December 7, 1988.

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