Sterling Hofrichter
Hofrichter in 2020
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1996-12-05) December 5, 1996 (age 24)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Armwood High School
(Seffner, Florida)
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 7 / Pick: 228
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Punting yards:2,381
Average punt:42.5
Longest punt:57
Inside 20:17
Player stats at

Sterling Hofrichter (born December 5, 1996) is an American football punter who is a free agent. He played college football at Syracuse.

Early years

Hofrichter attended and played high school football at Armwood High School in Seffner, Florida.[1]

Collegiate career

Playing at Syracuse from 2015–2019, Hofrichter mainly lined up at punter, but attempted four field goals and did kickoffs for two seasons. Over his collegiate career, he totaled 270 punts for 11,651 net yards for a 43.2 average [2][3]

Professional career

Hofrichter was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round with the 228th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.[4]

On August 3, 2021, Hofrichter was waived/injured by the Falcons and placed on injured reserve.[5] He was released on August 26.


  1. ^ "Sterling Hofrichter's journey: from Seffner to Syracuse to...Sundays?". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved September 23, 2020.
  2. ^ "NFL Draft & Combine Profile - Sterling Hofrichter". Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "Sterling Hofrichter College Stats". College Football at Retrieved September 23, 2020.
  4. ^ Brown, Malik (April 25, 2020). "Falcons take Syracuse P/K Sterling Hofrichter 228th overall in the seventh round". Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  5. ^ Deigton, John (August 3, 2021). "Falcons sign P Cameron Nizialek".