10 Facts About Blair Walsh

1. Blair Walsh played college football at Georgia and was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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2. Blair Walsh averaged 41 yards per punt and 69 yards per kickoff.

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3. Blair Walsh played in the 2008 US Army All-American Bowl.

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4. Blair Walsh attended the University of Georgia, where he was a placekicker for coach Mark Richt's Georgia Bulldogs football team from 2008 to 2011.

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5. Blair Walsh was a standout player who amassed a number of significant kicking statistics for which he became known as the "Athens Assassin".

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6. Blair Walsh was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings with the fifth pick of the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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7. Blair Walsh was 3 points short of tying an NFL record for most points in a season by a rookie at 144, Walsh ended 2012 with 141 points for the Vikings; which is the team record.

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8. Blair Walsh struggled through the first ten weeks of the 2016 season, missing four extra points along with four field goal attempts.

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9. Blair Walsh was waived by the Falcons on August 31, 2019 as part of final roster cuts.

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10. On January 13, 2021, Blair Walsh was released, but re-signed with the practice squad on January 16.

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