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VIRTUAL KICKING COACH - DOUG BRIEN

 

Height: 6'0''
Weight: 190
Born: 11/24/70
NFL Experience: 8 years
College: UC Berkeley (Cal)
Last NFL Team: Chicago Bears

Career Highlights

Pro Career
An experience veteran, of 136 games, who is one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history (80.9%) ... His 80.9% ranks 10th All-time in FG accuracy in NFL history ... Originally selected by San Francisco as the first of two third-round picks in the 1994 draft (85th overall). Led the 49ers in scoring in his rookie season with 105 points, the highest total by a 49er since Mike Cofer had 111 in 1989...Established club records for PATs (60) and PATs attempted (62)...Was waived by the 49ers on October 16, 1995 and signed by the Saints October 31, 1995. Spent five successful seasons with the New Orleans Saints (1995-99) and became the Club's most accurate kicker in franchise history with an 82.6% FG percentage ... Ranked second All-time in Saints history in points scored (513) and FG (123) ... Ranks fifth all-time on the Saints with 224 career points scored... once had a string of 34 straight FG of less than 40 yards. Recorded the third most accurate season in Jets history during the 2003 season ... Doug retired during the 2005 season with the Chicago Bears.

Read Doug's Recipe for Success >>>

Year Team 1-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FG-Att Pct AvAtt AvMiss LG XP-Att Pts
1994 SF 5-5 5-6 5-8 0-1 15-20 75 36 43 48 60-62 105
1995 NO 4-4 4-6 4-6 0-1 12-17 70.6 36 41 47 16-16 52
1995 SF 4-4 0-1 2-6 1-1 7-12 58.3 38 42 51 19-19 40
1995 Total 8-8 4-7 6-12 1-2 19-29 65.5 74 83 51 35-35 92
1996 NO 4-4 9-10 5-7 3-4 21-25 84 39 45 54 18-18 81
1997 NO 3-3 10-10 6-9 4-5 23-27 85.2 40 45 53 22-22 91
1998 NO 7-7 3-3 6-6 4-6 20-22 90.9 39 54 56 31-31 91
1999 NO 9-11 6-7 7-9 2-2 24-29 82.8 36 37 52 20-21 92
2000 NO 7-7 4-5 12-15 0-2 23-29 79.3 37 45 48 37-37 106
2001 TB 2-2 1-1 2-3 0-0 5-6 83.3 35 40 42 2-2 17
2002 MIN 3-3 1-1 1-2 0-0 5-6 83.3 32 44 42 5-7 20
2003 NYJ 5-5 15-15 7-8 0-4 27-32 84.4 37 50 48 24-24 105
2004 NYJ 9-10 4-6 10-11 1-2 24-29 82.8 36 38 53 33-34 105
2005 CHI 0-0 0-2 1-2 0-0 1-4 25 43 41 48 7-7 10
Totals: 62-65 62-73 68-92 15-28 207-258 80.2 484 565 0 294-300 915

College Highlights
Doug set the California career record for field goals with 56, breaking the mark of 50 set by former Cincinnati Bengal Jim Breech...Is also Cal's all-time leading scorer with 288 points...Earned All-Pac 10 accolades twice...Earned Pac-10 All-Academic team his junior and senior seasons...Holds the record for highest career field goal percentage at 80% (56-70). Holds a degree in political economies of industrial societies with a minor in conservation and resource studies. Married to Shanti. The couple has four children.

 


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