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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins have signed free agent kicker/punter Matt Szymanski to a one-year contract.

Szymanski joins Miami after spending time with the Kansas City Chiefs in training camp, 2012-13 and as a member of their practice squad in 2012.

The 6-1, 196-pound Szymanski played in 52 games between SMU (2009-10) and Texas A&M (2006-07), competing in 26 contests for the Mustangs and Aggies. He converted 35 of 58 (60.3 pct.) career field goal attempts with a long of 61 yards and was successful on all 131 extra point attempts.

He also punted 123 times for 5,105 yards (41.5 avg.) with a long of 74 yards.

Szymanski originally entered the NFL with the Chiefs as an undrafted college free agent following the 2012 NFL Draft.

Born August 13, 1988 in College Station, Texas, Szymanski attended A & M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas.


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