Koo went 4-for-4 on field-goal attempts and 4-for-4 on extra-point tries during Sunday's 40-23 win against Minnesota. "[20], On January 14, 2019, Koo signed with the Atlanta Legends of the AAF.

Coupling his efficient FG rate with his success on onside kicks, Koo has been a fine special-teams asset in 12 career appearances for the Falcons. Carriera. If you see a mistake, please submit a correction and help us fix it. Am 15. They played their home games at Legion Field. Nach der Saison verlängerten die Falcons seinen Vertrag um ein Jahr.

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Il 29 ottobre 2019, Koo firmò con gli Atlanta Falcons dopo che questi avevano svincolato il veterano Matt Bryant. Prater holds the NFL record for kicking the longest field goal, which he set on December 8, 2013, as a member of the Denver Broncos in a game against the Tennessee Titans in the first half as time expired.

[32] In Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints on Thanksgiving Day, Koo delivered three successful onside kicks, one of which was undone by a penalty, in the 26–18 loss. Koo (groin) didn't participate in Friday's practice, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.

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Koo's contract expires over the offseason, but with a lack of reliable kicking options across the NFL, Koo may be brought back for the sixth year of the Dan Quinn era. Younghoe Koo is a South Korean professional American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.He played college football for Georgia Southern; as a senior, he earned all-conference honors in the Sun Belt Conference.Koo became a starter for the Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2017 before being released four weeks into the season.

He is the fourth player in NFL history to be born in South Korea. Koo was also named a finalist for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the best college kicker in the nation. Stephen Theodore Hauschka is an American football placekicker who is currently a free agent. [23] After the Legends started the 2019 AAF season 0–3, on March 3, Koo kicked two field goals, including the 33-yard game winner against the Arizona Hotshots to seal the 14–11 Atlanta win.

Jake Daniel Elliott is an American football placekicker for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). Koo managed to tough out his injury Sunday loss, but he wasn't able to handle kickoff duties and also missed one field-goal try and an extra-point attempt. [10], Koo signed with the Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft. [2] Er verwandelte 14 von 14 Field Goals für die Legends, ehe die Liga pleiteging und aufgelöst wurde. [19], Following the suspension of the AAF, Koo worked out with the Chicago Bears, who were in need of a kicker after releasing Cody Parkey, but did not end up signing with the team.

He'll look to get fully healthy before Week 4's game against the Packers on Monday Night Football rolls around. He started his career with the Florida Bobcats in the Arena Football League as a street free agent in 1999 before playing for several NFL teams. Er spielte College Football für die Georgia Southern University und steht seit 2019 bei den Atlanta Falcons in der National Football League (NFL) unter Vertrag.

Every Sports Reference Social Media Account. The Falcons haven't officially ruled Koo out for Monday's game against the Packers, but the kicker appears set to miss time after suffering a right groin strain during the team's Week 3 loss to the Bears. [9] At the conclusion of his college career, Koo ultimately converted 88.6% of his field goal attempts, a Georgia Southern team record. Dopo quattro partite fu però svincolato per fare spazio al veterano Nick Novak.

He played his collegiate career at the University of California-Berkeley.

[31] He was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance. The AAF ceased operations in April 2019. He has won three Super Bowls with the Patriots and played in six. Across eight games as Atlanta's placekicker, Koo established a proficient 88.5 percent conversion rate on field goals as well as a 15-for-16 mark on PATs. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2005.

He played college football for Georgia Southern. Koo now has two missed PATs on nine attempts since Week 16 of last year, but he did deliver on yet another onside kick conversion in the season opener. Koo suffered a leg strain prior to Sunday's game against the Bears, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Quinn conceded that during a season played amidst a pandemic, it's especially crucial to have a contingency plan at every position.

He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2008. [3], Koo was born in Seoul, to Seungmae Choi and Hyunseo Koo. [33][34] In Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers, Koo made four field goals (including a career-long 50-yarder), four extra points, and recovered a fumble forced by teammate Damontae Kazee on wide receiver Greg Dortch during a kickoff return in the 40–20 win.

Younghoe Koo (pronounced YOUNG-hweh; born August 3, 1994) is a South Korean professional American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons.

[11] He won the starting job over incumbent kicker Josh Lambo following the conclusion of the preseason. He was part of the Eagles' Super Bowl LII championship team against the New England Patriots. Nicholas Ryan Novak is an American football placekicker who is a free agent. Younghoe Koo was born in Seoul, South Korea, to Seungmae Choi and Hyunseo Koo. This Month in Sports Reference [7] [8], Koo was a four-year contributor for the Georgia Southern Eagles, earning first-team all-conference honors in the Sun Belt in his final season, during which he converted 19 of 20 field goal attempts. Ryan Allen is an American football punter who is currently a free agent.

He played college football at Tulane, and was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2014. [12] Koo became the fourth player in NFL history to be born in South Korea.

Younghoe Koo (koreanisch: 구영회, * 3. He played college football for the University of Central Florida, and was originally signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2006. Koo has been excellent for the Falcons this season, connecting on 17 of 19 field goals (89 percent), including six of seven from beyond 40 yards.