B.C. Lions sign punter Stefan Flintoft to contract extension

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VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions have signed American punter Stefan Flintoft has signed a contract extension.

Flintoft made his CFL debut in week three of the 2021 season. The native of Santa Monica, Calif., recorded a league-best 48.3- yard punting average and had a net average of 37.3 yards.

He also averaged 61.4 yards over 37 kickoffs and was the Lions' nomination for the CFL's outstanding special teams player.

Flintoft attended UCLA from 2014-18 and took over main punting duties in his third season. His average of 43.8 yards per punt is third all-time in Bruins history.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 23, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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