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Kai Forbath
K #2
Height:
5-11
Weight:
197
Age:
30
College:
UCLA
Hometown:
Santa Monica, CA
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

FGA
32
FGM
27
PCT
84.4
LNG
53
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesOverall FGsOverall FgsPATKickoffs
GGSBlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
TOTAL 5 57 129 111 86 172 161 93.6 5 335 62.8 126 201 24
2017 MIN 13 0 1 53 32 27 84.4 31 26 83.9 2 72 63.9 38 34 23.5
2016 MIN 7 0 0 51 15 15 100 14 11 78.6 1 38 62.2 19 17 25.4
2015 NO 10 0 2 57 13 9 69.2 34 33 97.1 0 49 65.5 21 28 26.6
2015 WAS 1 0 0 45 2 1 50 1 1 100 0 3 67 1 2 27
2014 WAS 16 0 0 49 27 24 88.9 32 31 96.9 1 54 61.3 18 34 23.1
2013 WAS 13 0 2 50 22 18 81.8 26 26 100 0 57 60.2 14 41 23.2
2012 WAS 11 0 0 50 18 17 94.4 34 33 97.1 1 62 63.2 15 45 23.3
Recent Games
WKOppResultOverall FGsPATKickoffs
BlkLngFG AttFGMPctXP AttXPMPctBlkKOAvgTBRetAvg
1 NO W 29-19 0 45 3 3 100 3 2 66.7 0 7 61.6 4 3 --
2 @PIT L 9-26 0 42 1 1 100 1 0 0 0 3 66.3 1 2 --
3 TB W 34-17 0 37 2 2 100 4 4 100 0 7 64 4 3 --
4 DET L 7-14 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 100 0 2 65 2 0 --
5 @CHI W 20-17 0 26 2 2 100 2 2 100 0 5 59.8 2 3 --
6 GB W 23-10 0 53 3 3 100 2 2 100 0 6 64.5 3 3 --
7 BAL W 24-16 0 52 6 6 100 1 0 0 0 8 63.8 3 5 --
8 @CLE W 33-16 0 51 4 4 100 2 1 50 1 7 64.4 4 3 --
10 @WAS W 38-30 0 53 1 1 100 5 5 100 0 7 64.6 3 4 --
11 LA W 24-7 0 39 3 1 33.3 3 3 100 0 5 67 3 2 --
12 @DET W 30-23 1 36 2 1 50 4 3 75 1 6 65.3 5 1 --
13 @ATL W 14-9 0 0 0 0 -- 2 2 100 0 3 66.7 1 2 --
14 @CAR L 24-31 0 30 4 3 75 1 1 100 0 6 61 3 3 --

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BIOGRAPHY

• Signed as a free agent by the Vikings on 11/16/16.

• Teammates at UCLA with fellow Vikings specialist LS Kevin McDermott. Both were at UCLA together from 2008-10.

• 2nd all-time in Redskins history for career FG percentage (min 50 att.) after going 60 of 69 (87.0%) on FGs during his 41 games with Washington.

OFF THE FIELD Full name is Kai August Forbath...History major at UCLA...Took part in the Vikings Town Takeover in Morris, Minnesota during the 2017 offseason.

HONORS Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week at Dallas (10/27/14).

• Signed as a free agent by the Vikings on 11/16/16.

• Teammates at UCLA with fellow Vikings specialist LS Kevin McDermott. Both were at UCLA together from 2008-10.

• 2nd all-time in Redskins history for career FG percentage (min 50 att.) after going 60 of 69 (87.0%) on FGs during his 41 games with Washington.

OFF THE FIELD Full name is Kai August Forbath...History major at UCLA...Took part in the Vikings Town Takeover in Morris, Minnesota during the 2017 offseason.

HONORS Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week at Dallas (10/27/14).

PRO 84 of 97 (86.6%) on FGs, including 6 game-winners, and 135 of 141 (95.7%) on PATs...Kicked for the New Orleans Saints for the final 10 games of 2015...Went 9 of 13 (69.2%) on FGs and 33 of 34 (97.1%) on PATs as a Saint...Made a career-best 2 FGs from 50+ yards in 2015 with New Orleans, including a 50-yard game-winner as time expired vs. NY Giants (11/1/15) and a career-long 57-yarder vs. Houston (11/29)...Released by New Orleans on 9/6/16 as a part of final cuts...First signed with the Saints on 10/19/15 before re-signing with them on 3/10/16...Kicked for the Redskins in Week 1 of the 2015 season going 1-of-2 on FGs and 1 of 1 on PATs before being cut 9/14/15...With Washington in 2014, connected on a career-high 24-of-27 (88.9%) FGs and 31-of-32 (96.9%) PATs while appearing in all 16 games for the only time in his career...Appeared in 13 games in 2013, missing 3 due to a groin injury...Went 18 of 22 (81.8%) on FGs and 26 of 26 on PATs in 2013 with the Redskins...Signed with the Redskins on 10/9/12 season and had a record setting-setting first season...Made his 1st 17 career FG attempts, setting an NFL record, which has since been tied, for consecutive makes to start a career...Finished 17 of 18 (94.4%) on FGs and 33 of 34 (97.1%) on PATs in 2012...Spent the 2012 offseason and training camp  with Tampa Bay before being released during final cuts on 8/31/12...Claimed by the Buccaneers on 4/17/12 after being waived by Dallas...Originally signed with Dallas as an undrafted free agent following the lock out in 2011 (8/2) and was placed on the NFI (Non-football injury) list (8/30) where he spent the entire 2011 season.

2016 Converted all 15 of his FG attempts after signing with the Vikings in Week 11, the 3rd most (tied) in the NFL during that span...Made a 21-yard FG and all 5 PATs vs. Chicago (1/1/17)...Made both FGAs – from 22 and 26 yards – at Green Bay (12/14)...Connected from 32 and 51 yards vs. Indianapolis (12/18)...Matched a career high with 4 FGM to remain perfect on the season at Jacksonville (12/11)...Made all 3 FGAs – from 48, 36 and 33 yards – vs. Dallas (12/1)...Was perfect on 3 kicks – 2 FGAs (30 and 28 yards) and 1 PAT – at Detroit (11/24)...Connected on 3 of 4 PATs and his lone FGA (27 yards), adding 1 special teams tackle, in his Vikings debut vs. Arizona (11/20)...Also yielded a career-high-tying 5 TBs on 6 KOs against the Cardinals...Signed with the Vikings on 11/16...Spent the 2016 offseason and training camp with New Orleans before being released on 9/6 during final cuts.

2015 Kicked in 1 game for Washington, going 1 of 2 on FGs and 1 of 1 on PATs before being released on 9/14...Signed with New Orleans on 10/21...Led the team with 60 points after going 9 of 13 on FGs and 33 of 34 on PATs in 10 games...Recorded 21 TBs on 49 kickoffs...Converted both FG attempts, including a 30-yard game-winner in the season finale at Atlanta (1/3/16)...Connected on 2-of-2 FGs, including a career-long 57-yard boot, the 3rd longest in Saints history, at Houston (11/29)...Made all 7 of his PAT attempts, a career best, and kicked the game-winning 50-yard FG vs. NY Giants (11/1)...Was 3 of 4 on PATs in 1st game as a Saint at Indianapolis (10/25).

2014 Played in all 16 games for the only time in his career...Had the 3rd-highest single-season percentage in team history going 24 of 27 (88.9) on FGs, trailing only Mark Moseley (95.2%, 1992) and his own mark in 2012 (94.4%)...Scored career-high 103 points...Pushed his career-long streak of consecutive FGs made, extending back to 2013, to 18 before missing at Philadelphia (9/21)...Made career-high 4 FGs, including a game-winning 22-yard kick as time expired vs. Tennessee (10/19)...Kicked game-winnging FGs vs. Dallas (10/27) - a 40-yarder in OT - and vs. Philadelphia - a 26-yarder with 5 seconds remaining.

2013 Missed 3 games early in the season due to a groin injury...Went 18 of 22 (81.8%) on FGs and a perfect 26 of 26 on PATs in 13 games...Connected on his 2nd career 50-yard FG at Kansas City (12/8).

2012 After being waived by Dallas and claimed by Tampa Bay on 4/17, he spent the 2012 offseason and training camp with the Buccaneers but was released on 8/31...Joined Redskins in Week 6 and set an NFL record, which has since been tied, for consecutive FGs made to start a career with 17...Finished 17 of 18 (94.4%) on FGs and 33 of 34 (97.1%) on PATs on the season...Missed his last FG attempt of the season, a 37-yarder that bounced off the right upright, narrowly missing a perfect 18-of-18 season...Made his NFL debut vs. Minnesota (10/14) where he connected on his 1st career FG attempt - a 50-yarder - and hit 5-of-5 PATs...Connected on both PAT attempts in playoff loss vs. Seattle (1/6/13).

2011 Signed with Dallas after the lockout on 8/2 and was placed on the Non-Football Injury (NFI) list on 8/30 where he remained the entire season.

COLLEGE Was at UCLA from 2006-10 after redshirting his 1st year on campus...Was ranked 2nd in school history with a career 84.2 FG percentage and tied for 1st on the career list with 85 FGs when he left school...Won the Lou Groza Award (Top Kicker) in 2009 and was a semifinalist in 2010...Earned several 1st-Team All-American honors in 2009...Named 2nd-Team All-Pac 10 by the AP in 2009...Selected by the coaches as 1st-Team All-Pac 10 in 2009 and 2nd Team All-Pac 10 in 2008 and 2010.

PREP Attended Notre Dame HS in Sherman Oaks, CA...Helped his team win 3 CIF Championships and post an overall 35-1 record...Had a 57-yard long FG...Named 1st team All-American by USA Today and rated the #1 kicker in his class by ESPN.com.

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