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Cullen Loeffler
LS #46
Height:
6-5
Weight:
241
Age:
33
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Ingram, TX
Experience:
11

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 25 21 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2013 MIN 16 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 MIN 16 0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 MIN 11 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 MIN 16 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 MIN 16 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 MIN 16 0 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 MIN 16 0 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2006 MIN 16 0 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2005 MIN 16 0 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2004 MIN 16 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2004 (16/0, 2/0), 2005 (16/0), 2006 (16/0), 2007 (16/0), 2008 (16/0, 1/0), 2009 (16/0, 2/0), 2010 (16/0), 2011 (11/0), 2012 (16/0, 1/0). 2013 (16/0). Total-155/0, 6/0.  

• Has appeared in 155 games, the most by a Vikings long snapper in franchise history. Mike Morris is 2nd with 144 games.

• Won Vikings long snapping job as a rookie free agent in 2004 and has only missed a 5-game span that ended his 2011 season.

• Snapped on 10 of the 11 longest FGs in Vikings history.

OFF THE FIELD One of the most active Vikings players in the Twin Cities community…Is an avid hunter and fisherman, especially enjoys fly fishing…Spends offseason in Austin, TX...Dabbles in metallurgy…Member of the Big 12 Academic Honor Roll 4 times during his time at Texas…Married during 2006 offseason to Jardin, the couple have a daughter, Landyn, and son, Senate...Family has Labs named Sage and Tanner...Went on shark cage swim in Hawaii during 2013 offseason.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2004 (16/0, 2/0), 2005 (16/0), 2006 (16/0), 2007 (16/0), 2008 (16/0, 1/0), 2009 (16/0, 2/0), 2010 (16/0), 2011 (11/0), 2012 (16/0, 1/0). 2013 (16/0). Total-155/0, 6/0.  

• Has appeared in 155 games, the most by a Vikings long snapper in franchise history. Mike Morris is 2nd with 144 games.

• Won Vikings long snapping job as a rookie free agent in 2004 and has only missed a 5-game span that ended his 2011 season.

• Snapped on 10 of the 11 longest FGs in Vikings history.

OFF THE FIELD One of the most active Vikings players in the Twin Cities community…Is an avid hunter and fisherman, especially enjoys fly fishing…Spends offseason in Austin, TX...Dabbles in metallurgy…Member of the Big 12 Academic Honor Roll 4 times during his time at Texas…Married during 2006 offseason to Jardin, the couple have a daughter, Landyn, and son, Senate...Family has Labs named Sage and Tanner...Went on shark cage swim in Hawaii during 2013 offseason.

PRO Has 38 special teams tackles in his 10 seasons...Was recognized by USA Football on its All-Fundamentals Team in 2011...Delivered the ball in pressure-packed situations and has been critical to several game-winning FGs and record-setting performances by Vikings specialists...Ranks 1st in Vikings history for career games played by a long snapper…Won the long-snapping position in 2004 training camp…Originally signed by the Vikings on 5/3/04.

2013 Returned for his 10th year as the long snapper...Set the teams’ record for most games played (145) by a Vikings long snapper with his apperance on MNF at New York Giants (10/21/13)...Appeared in all 16 games...Finished the season with 5 special teams tackles and 1 fumble recovery... Snapped on Walsh’s 12 consecutive 50+ yard FG vs. Pittsburgh (9/29), an NFL record...Snapped on the game-winning 34-yard FG in overtime vs. Chicago (12/1).

2012 Helped rookie K Blair Walsh have a record-setting debut season while earning All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors...Snapped on all of Walsh’s NFL-record 10 FGs of 50+ yards...Snapped on both of Walsh’s game-winning FGs, vs. Jacksonville (9/9) and vs. Green Bay (12/30), sealing the win over the Packers as time expired to earn the Vikings a berth in the playoffs...Snapped on Walsh’s 56-yard FG at Houston (12/23) that tied the Vikings team record for the longest FG in team history.

2011 Missed 1st time of his NFL career, going on injured reserve for the final 5 games...Injured during game at Atlanta (11/27)...Vikings All-Pro DE Jared Allen finished snapping on special teams at Atlanta (11/27) after Loeffler left game with injury...Notched 3 special teams tackles during season.

2010 Handled all snapping duties...Helped P Chris Kluwe notch career-best net punting average and 2nd-best in team history...Snapped on a pair of game-winning Ryan Longwell FGs, including an OT game-winner vs. Arizona (11/7).

2009 Snapped on every special teams play during the regular season and both playoff games...Helped Longwell set a career-best with 132 points and 26-of-28 (92.9%) FG performance...Longwell’s 132 points ranks tied for 2nd-most in a season in Vikings history...Longwell booted career-best 16 straight FGs from game at St. Louis (10/11) through game vs. Cincinnati (12/13), the 4th-longest streak in Vikings history...Snapped on a pair of 52-yard Longwell FGs, helping him set Vikings record for most career 50+ yarders made with 9...Tied career-best with 5 special teams tackles.

2008 Handled long-snapping duties in all 16 games and the Wild Card Playoff vs. Philadelphia (1/4/09)…Delivered the ball to Longwell and Kluwe, who both set team records for single-season and single-game performances…Snapped for Longwell’s team-record 6 FGs of 50+ yards and his 3 game-winning kicks…Helped Kluwe break team records for single-season gross punting average, punts of 50+ yards in a game and punts of 50+ yards in a season…Contributed to the coverage units with career-high 5 special teams tackles.

2007 Helped P Chris Kluwe set team records for most punts inside the 20 in a season with 34 and most punts of 50+ yards in a season with 29...Snapped on Ryan Longwell’s game-winning 55-yard FG at Chicago (10/14), tied for the 2nd-longest FG in team history...Notched 3 tackles on special teams.

2006 Played in every game and handled all of the long-snapping duties…Snapped on Longwell’s game-winning 31-yard FG with 1:00 left to play in the season opener at Washington (9/11)…Snapped for Longwell’s 19-yard FG in OT win over Carolina (9/17) and also on the fake FG that Longwell threw a 16-yard TD pass to Richard Owens.

2005 Played in every regular season game, handling all long-snapping duties…Helped Paul Edinger tie a Vikings’ record with 3 FGs of 50+ yards (56, 54, 54)…Snapped on Edinger’s team-record and career-long 56-yard game-winning FG vs. Green Bay (10/23)…Was a part of all 3 game-winning kicks by Edinger…Helped rookie P Chris Kluwe become the only Vikings’ rookie to ever earn a Player of the Month honor when he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for September.

2004 Played in all 16 games and both playoff games…Had a special teams tackle vs. Tennessee (10/24) and at Detroit (12/19) and a stop in the playoffs.

COLLEGE A 3-year letterman for the Longhorns…Handled the majority of snapping duties for his final 3 seasons…Shared UT’s Frank Denius Most Valuable Special Teams Player Award and was also awarded the Longhorn Club Sportsmanship Award.

PREP Earned All-District honors at Tom Moore High in Ingram, TX at 4 different positions…Played DE and TE during his opening 3 seasons…Played DE, QB and punted as a senior…Earned All-District honors at DE as a senior…Honorable Mention All-District QB and All-District at punter…All-District TE as a sophomore and junior…A 4-time letterman in football, basketball and participated in state tennis tournament 4 consecutive years...District MVP in basketball.