PRO: The Titans signed veteran kicker Stephen Gostkowski following training camp in early September 2020. After entering the NFL as a fourth-round pick of the New England Patriots in 2006, the 6-foot-1-inch, 215-pounder spent the next 14 years with the club, earning four Pro Bowl selections and three Super Bowl championships. He became the franchise's all-time leading scorer with 1,775 points over 204 regular season games and also added 205 points in the postseason to rank second in NFL history in playoff scoring. At the end of the 2019 campaign, his 87.4 percent success rate on field goals made him the fifth-most accurate kicker in NFL history.
• Finished his Patriots' career as the franchise's all-time leader with 1,775 career points and 374 field goals. Enters 2020 in 12th place on the NFL's all-time scoring list and 15th in field goals.
• During his time in New England (2006-19), Gostkowski hit 374 of 428 career field goal attempts, and his 87.4 percent accuracy rate is the highest in Patriots history and is fifth-best in NFL history.
• Gostkowski has been selected to the Pro Bowl four times (2008, 13-15), named Associated Press All-Pro first team in 2008 and 2015 and AP All-Pro second team in 2014.
• With 151 points in 2015, Gostkowski became one of three players to lead the league in scoring for at least five seasons, and with 156 points in 2017, became the first player in NFL history with five separate 150-point seasons.
• In 2013, Gostkowski finished with a career-high and NFL-leading 158 points, surpassing Gino Cappelletti's Patriots record of 155 set in 1964. The 158 points tied for fifth-most in NFL history among kickers. Also broke his own Patriots single-season record and led the NFL with 38 successful field goals, tied for sixth-most in NFL history.
• Gostkowski became the first player in NFL history to reach the 1,000-point plateau in under 120 games (119).
• Gostkowski converted 478 consecutive extra points in the regular season from 2006-16, an NFL record.
• Gostkowski is tied for second all-time with 39 postseason field goals and second on the NFL postseason points list with 205.
• Coming out of high school, Gostkowski received an athletic scholarship to pitch for the University of Memphis baseball team. He made the football team as a walk-on and finished his college career as the team's all-time leading scorer with 369 points.
• The Madison, Miss., native was originally selected by the New England Patriots in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
• Signed by the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 10, 2019.
• Released by the Patriots on March 23, 2020.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Sept. 3, 2020.
• Finished his collegiate career placing 13th in NCAA Division 1-A history with 369 points and 14th with 70 successful field goals.
• His 369 career points set a Memphis record, shattering the old mark of 263 points by Joe Allison (1990-93).
• Made 70 of 92 field goals during his career, good for a 76.1 percent accuracy rate.
• Over his final two seasons, made 85.7 percent of his field goal attempts (42-of-49).
• Held the top three spots on the Tigers' single-season record list for points scored by a kicker, totaling 101 points in 2003, 108 in 2004 and 101 in 2005.
• His 44 successful extra points in 2003 topped the old school single-season record of 42 by John Cobb (1949), and his 48 extra points in 2004 broke the previous record of 44, which he had established a year earlier.
• Majored in exercise and sport science at Memphis.
• Attended Madison (Miss.) Central High School, where he lettered for four years in football and soccer and three years in baseball.
• Earned all-state honors in all three sports.
• Holds the school record for the longest field goal at 55 yards.
• Completed his prep baseball career with a 16-2 record and a 1.00 ERA, leading Madison Central to the 2002 Mississippi state championship.
• Also played baseball at the University of Memphis.
• Stephen and his wife, Hallie, have two sons, Slayden Kyle and Gannon William, and a daughter, Lyla.
• Born Stephen Carroll Gostkowski on Jan. 28, 1984 in Baton Rouge, La.
Stephen Gostkowski's 53-yard Field Goal Sends Titans Into Halftime with Comfortable Lead
Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski's 53-yard field goal sends the Titans into halftime with a comfortable lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski speaks with reporters following Tennessee's 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski has ICE in his veins on SIXTH field goal to give Titans late lead.
Stephen Gotskowski Drills 48-yard FG to Give Titans Late Lead
Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gotskowski drills a 48-yard field goal to give the Titans a late lead.
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Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski drills a 51-yard field goal at halftime.
Gostkowski Reflects on Game-Winning FG, Three Missed FGs vs. Broncos
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Titans Activate Kicker Stephen Gostkowski from Reserve/COVID-19, Place OL Aaron Brewer on Reserve/COVID-19 List
Gostkowski has made 18-of-26 field goals for the Titans in 2020, and he's hit on 46-of-48 extra point attempts.
Titans Place Kicker Stephen Gostkowski on Reserve/COVID-19 List
The Reserve/COVID-19 list was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Clubs may not disclose whether the player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.
Another One: Titans Kicker Stephen Gostkowski Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month
It's Gostkowski's 5th career player of the month award – he won in four times previously with the Patriots in 2008, 2013, 2015 and 2018. Gostkowski is the first kicker to convert a game-winning field goal in the final two minutes of regulation in each of his team's first three games of a season since the 1970 merger.
Titans Kicker Stephen Gostkowski Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
In Tennessee's 31-30 win over the Vikings on Sunday, Gostkowski made kicks of 30, 31, 39, 51, 54 and 55 yards. Gostkowski kicked the game-winner from 55 yards out with 1:44 remaining.
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Gostkowski kicked the game-winner from 55 yards out with 1:44 remaining. He also made kicks of 30, 31, 39, 51 and 54 yards.
|WK||OPP||RESULT||BLK||LNG||FG Att||FGM||PCT||XP Att||XPM||XPCT||XBLK||KO||AVG||TB||Ret||Avg|
|16||@Packers||L 14 - 40||0||0||0||0||2||2||100||0||3||55.7||0||2||17.5|
|15||Lions||W 46 - 25||0||38||1||1||100||5||5||100||0||7||66||4||3||34.3|
|14||@Jaguars||W 31 - 10||0||53||1||1||100||4||4||100||0||5||62.2||4||1||16|
|13||Browns||L 35 - 41||0||0||0||0||3||3||100||0||6||46.3||4||0|
|12||@Colts||W 45 - 26||0||49||1||1||100||6||6||100||0||8||65.5||6||2||24.5|
|11||@Ravens||W 30 - 24||0||40||3||3||100||1||1||100||0||7||65.1||5||2||27|
|10||Colts||L 17 - 34||0||50||2||1||50||2||2||100||0||4||64.3||1||3||22.3|
|9||Bears||W 24 - 17||0||40||1||1||100||3||3||100||0||5||59.2||2||3||17.7|
|8||@Bengals||L 20 - 31||0||0||1||0||0||2||2||100||0||4||59||0||4||24.3|
|7||Steelers||L 24 - 27||0||51||2||1||50||3||3||100||0||5||64.8||4||1||17|
|2||Jaguars||W 33 - 30||0||51||2||2||100||4||3||75||0||6||64.7||5||1||0|
|6||Texans||W 42 - 36||1||0||2||0||0||4||4||100||0||6||64.3||4||2||19.5|
|1||@Broncos||W 16 - 14||1||25||4||1||25||2||1||50||0||4||65||4||0|
|5||Bills||W 42 - 16||0||0||0||0||6||6||100||0||7||63.9||1||6||23|
|3||@Vikings||W 31 - 30||0||55||6||6||100||1||1||100||0||9||64.6||7||2||23.5|
|SEASON||TEAM||G||GS||BLK||LNG||FG Att||FGM||PCT||XP Att||XPM||XPCT||XBLK||KO||AVG||TB||Ret||Avg|
|2006||New England Patriots||16||0||2||52||26||20||76.9||44||43||97.7||1||81||65.5||12||67||23|
|2007||New England Patriots||16||0||0||45||24||21||87.5||74||74||100||0||112||64.5||15||92||22.1|
|2008||New England Patriots||16||0||0||50||40||36||90||40||40||100||0||95||64||17||75||22.3|
|2009||New England Patriots||16||0||0||53||31||26||83.9||47||47||100||0||91||67.8||21||70||24.4|
|2010||New England Patriots||8||0||0||43||13||10||76.9||26||26||100||0||42||67.9||15||25||24.5|
|2011||New England Patriots||16||0||0||50||33||28||84.8||59||59||100||0||103||65.6||41||59||21.6|
|2012||New England Patriots||16||0||0||53||35||29||82.9||66||66||100||0||111||65||52||59||20.7|
|2013||New England Patriots||16||0||0||54||41||38||92.7||44||44||100||0||99||64.6||65||32||20.8|
|2014||New England Patriots||16||0||0||53||37||35||94.6||51||51||100||0||99||64.3||53||45||21.2|
|2015||New England Patriots||16||0||0||57||36||33||91.7||52||52||100||0||99||63.1||69||28||18.8|
|2016||New England Patriots||16||0||0||53||32||27||84.4||49||46||93.9||0||93||64.1||52||40||19.3|
|2017||New England Patriots||16||0||0||62||40||37||92.5||47||45||95.7||0||99||62.9||40||58||18.9|
|2018||New England Patriots||16||0||0||52||32||27||84.4||50||49||98||0||93||62.2||50||42||24.6|
|2019||New England Patriots||4||0||0||41||8||7||87.5||15||11||73.3||0||26||64.9||21||5||30.6|