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Cody
Grace
#24 Punter
Cody
Grace
#24 Punter
Height 6'2
Weight 257 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1996-03-19 (27)
Born Australia
School Arkansas State
Status GLO
Punts 82
Punting Average 48.2
Net Yards 3256
Longest 77

CFL: 3rd season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2022

Regular season: 29

Playoffs: 2

Grey Cup: 0

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Selected in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2021 global draft and signed on May 11, 2021.

 

2022

(Calgary) Grace played 15 regular-season games and earned West Division and league all-star honours after leading the CFL in both punting average (48.2 yards) and net punting average (39.6). He missed the first three games of the season due to a groin injury. Grace punted 82 times for 3,951 yards, had a season long of 77 yards and pinned the opposition inside its own 10-yard line on four occasions. In Week 21 against Saskatchewan, he raced down the field to recover one of his punts to set up a Stampeders touchdown. Grace also served as the holder on field goals and extra points. Grace was in uniform for the Western Semi-Final and averaged 41.3 yards on four punts.

 

2021

(Calgary) Grace was a West Division all-star after playing all 14 games and leading the CFL with a net punting average of 41.5 yards. His gross average on 78 punts was 45.6 yards, his longest punt was 63 yards and he had eight punts that pinned opponents inside their own 10-yard line. Grace also served as the holder for all-star kicker Rene Paredes. In the Western Semi-Final, he punted three times for a gross average of 44.7 yards and added one single.

 

Notable

First game: Aug. 7, 2021, vs Toronto

West Division all-star: 2021, 2022

CFL all-star: 2022

League leader: Net punting average in 2021 and 2022

 

College

Grace played three seasons (2017-19) at Arkansas State and in 37 career games with the Red Wolves, he punted 178 times for a 42.1-yard average. His longest punt travelled 75 yards and he also had 42 punts of at least 50 yards and 75 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line. In 2017, he became the first player in Arkansas State history to be a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s top punter and was named first-team all-Sun Belt Conference in 2019.

 

Personal

Grace grew up playing Australian rules football at Warwick Senior High School and graduated from Arkansas State with a degree in exercise science.

Seasons

Punting

YEAR TEAM GP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
2021
CGY 14 78 3240 3557 45.6 63
2022
CGY 15 82 3256 3951 48.2 77
Total
29 160 6496 7508 46.9 140

Kicking

YEAR TEAM GP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
2021
CGY 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
2022
CGY 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
29 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Punting

DATE WEEK OPP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
07-07
5 EDM 3 113 129 43.0 52
07-15
6 WPG 7 237 285 40.7 54
07-30
8 WPG 3 127 157 52.3 54
08-05
9 OTT 9 355 457 50.8 64
08-13
10 BC 5 231 253 50.6 53
08-20
11 TOR 7 276 302 43.1 50
08-25
12 WPG 4 156 257 64.3 77
09-05
13 EDM 7 237 262 37.4 46
09-10
14 EDM 4 192 213 53.3 60
09-17
15 BC 7 305 349 49.9 56
09-24
16 BC 6 234 288 48.0 57
10-01
17 TOR 9 398 466 51.8 61
10-14
19 HAM 4 194 207 51.8 65
10-22
20 SSK 3 30 141 47.0 54
10-29
21 SSK 4 171 185 46.3 61
11-06
22 BC 4 143 165 41.3 51
Total
86 3399 4116 48.2 915

Kicking

DATE WEEK OPP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
07-07
5 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-15
6 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-30
8 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-05
9 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-13
10 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-20
11 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-25
12 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-05
13 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-10
14 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-17
15 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
09-24
16 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
17 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-14
19 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-22
20 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
10-29
21 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-06
22 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0