During his 16-year NFL career, Sam Koch was a fixture with the Baltimore Ravens. He was a special teams consultant for the team and will be retiring at the end of the season. He has a net worth of $4 million.
A native of York, Nebraska, Sam Koch played college football at the University of Nebraska. He was selected by the Ravens in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He was a standout punter at Nebraska and set school records as a senior. He also played offensive lineman and tight end. His senior year, Koch was named to the All-Big 12 second team and was a member of the league’s All-Academic Honor Roll.
Sam Koch was a restricted free agent during the 2009 season. He signed a one-year tender offer. He was a part of the Ravens’ $7 million cap room. He earned a salary of $2,475,000. He also received a signing bonus of $3,150,000. He was a Pro Bowl alternate three times. In 2012, he helped the Ravens to their first Super Bowl title.
During his NFL career, he had a career average of 45.2 yards per punt. He also set franchise records for the most yards per punt average and longest distance. He also had 354 punts inside the 20-yard line. He is the all-time leader in punting yardage for the Ravens and the all-time leader in passer rating. He had a passer rating of 109.4.
He had a career completion percentage of 87.5%, which is the highest for any NFL player. He also had a career average of 4.6 yards per pass. His greatest contributions were two plays in the final two minutes of the Super Bowl. He took an elective safety and scrambled in the end zone, burning off time on the clock. He also scored a seven-yard touchdown on a fake field goal in the playoffs.
In 2016, he joined the Ravens coaching staff as a special teams consultant. He will work with rookie punter Jordan Stout. He has a salary of $3 million for the entire 2020 season. In 2021 and 2022, he increased his net worth. He will continue to work with Stout as a mentor.
Sam Koch played in 256 regular season games and a total of 276 games during his career in Baltimore. He holds several NFL records with the Ravens, including the all-time punting record for yards and a franchise record for punting average. He was a part of the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII championship team in 2012.
He played a key role in the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory against the 49ers. His final two plays were the most important in the game. He set the Ravens up with a 60-yard free kick, which allowed the time to run out after the fielding. This put the 49ers outside of field goal range and gave the Ravens a chance to win the game.
Sam Koch is also a baseball and soccer coach. He also owns a minority stake in Boston Beer, which is a craft brewery that generates billions of dollars in revenue. The company owns a variety of brands, such as Red Stripe, Miller Lite, Miller Lite Light, Bud Light, Boston Beer, Boston Ale, and Pilsner Urquell.