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Don Muhlbach
LS #48
Height:
6-4
Weight:
265
Age:
32
College:
Texas A&M
Hometown:
Lufkin, Texas
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2013):

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0
SCK
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 21 18 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2013 DET 16 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 DET 16 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DET 16 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 DET 16 0 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 DET 15 0 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2008 DET 16 0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 DET 16 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2006 DET 16 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2005 DET 13 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2004 DET 8 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIN W 34-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @ARI L 21-25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @WAS W 27-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 CHI W 40-32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @GB L 9-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @CLE W 31-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CIN L 24-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 DAL W 31-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @CHI W 21-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @PIT L 27-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 TB L 21-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 GB W 40-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @PHI L 20-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 BAL L 16-18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 NYG L 20-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 13-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Re-signed by the Detroit Lions March 2, 2007 to a five-year deal.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions November 9, 2004.
  • Released by the Baltimore Ravens August 30, 2004.
  • Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Baltimore Ravens April 30, 2004.

MANE FACTS:

  • Served as Co-Chairman for 17th annual Detroit Lions Invitational golf outing that raised more than $100,000 for Detroit Lions Charities.
  • Donated home game tickets to Christ Child House through CATS (Caring Athletes Ticket Service) for Kids program.
  • Participated in a free PGA golf lesson with local kids from Think Detroit PAL.
  • Has visited to the Lions Academy, an alternative middle school in Detroit, talking to students about the importance of doing well in school.
  • Grew up fan of Bruce Matthews and the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Brother, Beau, was a member of the Texas A&M Basketball team which made the Sweet 16 in the 2006 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament.
  • Uncle, John Muhlbach, is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees, and is on the board's executive committee. From 1997-06, he served as chairman.

2011: Team's long-snapper.

2010: Served as the team's long snapper and registered 3 special teams tackles.

  • Recorded first special teams stop of the season at Minnesota (9/26).
  • Proved to be steady force with consistent snaps after K Dave Rayner filled in for the injured Jason Hanson in the final 8 games of the season. Muhlbach helped Rayner connect on 13-of-16 field goals (81.3 pct), including 7-of-10 (70.7 pct) from beyond 40 yards and 2-for-2 from 50+.
  • Appeared in the 100th game of his seven-year career vs. Minnesota (1/2).

2009: Notched a career-high nine special teams tackles on the season, which tied for third on the team.

  • Recorded a tackle and forced fumble at New Orleans (9/13).
  • Left game with injury (arm and head) after making a special teams tackle at Baltimore (12/13). His tackle gave him seven on the season which ties a career high, previously set in 2006 and 2008.

2008: Recorded seven special teams tackles on the season, tying a career single-season high.

2007: Appeared in all 16 games this season as team's long snapper.

  • Recorded his first special teams tackle of the season against Chicago (9/30).
  • Made his second special teams stop of the year against Kansas City (12/23).

2006: Recorded a career-high seven special teams tackles on the season.

  • Recorded one special teams tackle against Seattle (9/10).
  • Had two special teams tackles at Chicago (9/17).
  • Had one special teams tackle at Arizona (11/19).
  • Registered two special teams tackles vs. Miami (11/23).
  • Made one special teams tackle at Green Bay (12/17).

2005:

  • Won battle for long-snapper position during training camp.
  • Assisted on two special teams tackles at Tampa Bay (10/2).
  • Inactive vs. Baltimore (10/9), Carolina (10/16) and Cleveland (10/23) due to a knee injury.
  • Recorded a special teams tackle at New Orleans (12/24), vs. Minnesota (12/4), at Minnesota (11/6), against Arizona (11/13), and at Dallas (11/20).

2004: Saw action as a longsnapper in Weeks 9-17.

COLLEGE: Served as Texas A&M's snapper in 2003.

  • Filled in as punter during his sophomore season with the Aggies.

PERSONAL: Don Lynn Muhlbach, Jr., is the son of Sally and Don Muhlbach of Lufkin, Texas.

  • Born Aug. 17, 1981 in Newark, Ohio.
  • Brother, Beau, is a member of the Texas A&M Basketball team which made the Sweet 16 in the 2006 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament.
  • His uncle, John Muhlbach, currently is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

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