NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Frank Garcia 5 P 1983-87 76 0
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Arizona 6-0 205 5-Jun-57
How acquiredHow left
Undrafted free agent 1983 Released after the 1987 season
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Profile
Led the Bucs in most punting categories until Mark Royals passed them during the 2001 season, having played five seasons for the team from 1983 to 1987. Won the job in training camp in 1983 having previously been waived by five different NFL teams and one in the USFL. Led the NFC in gross punting that season and had four more consistent years from then on. Was released at the end of the 1987 season. Had been cut by five different NFL teams including the Bucs and one USFL team before he finally made it into the pros in 1983 under John McKay.

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
16 0 16 0 16 0 16 0 12 0

Punting
Season No. Yards Avg. LG TB In 20
1983 95 4,008 42.2 64 12 16
1984 68 2,849 41.9 60 9 12
1985 77 3,233 42.0 61 7 12
1986 77 3,089 40.1 60 8 19
1987 62 2,409 38.9 58 5 12
Total 379 15,588 41.1 64 41 71
Rushing
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1986 1 -11 -11.0 -11 0
Total 1 -11 -11.0 -11 0
Passing
Season Att Com Yards Int TD
1984 1 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0
Special Teams' Tackles
Season Solo Asst Total
1983 1
1985 1
1987 2
Total 4