Monday, December 13, 2010
December 13, 2010
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Saturday signed free-agent kicker Steven Hauschka and waived offensive lineman Stanley Daniels, it was announced.
Hauschka (6-foot-4, 210 pounds) is a third-year player who played 17 games with Baltimore in his first two seasons after signing with Minnesota as a college free agent out of North Carolina State in 2008. He has spent time with Minnesota, Baltimore, Atlanta and Detroit during his first three NFL seasons. His last name is pronounced HOWSH-kuh.
After graduating from Middlebury College where he was a two-time New England Small College Athletic Conference selection as both a kicker and punter, Hauschka enrolled in graduate school at North Carolina State and converted 16-of-18 field goals during his one season with the Wolfpack.
A soccer player at Needham (Mass.) High School, Hauschka didn’t play football until his sophomore year of college. He was born on June 29, 1985.