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Huskies Kicker Erik Folk Signs With Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Washington Huskies place kicker Erik Folk has signed with the Atlanta Falcons. The news broke when New York Jets kicker Nick Folk tweeted that his younger brother had gotten the call-up.


Folk finished fourth all time on the Huskies career field goal list with 42 field goals and ranks fifth in career points at 242. He never missed an extra-point attempt over his college career kicking a perfect 124 - the best in Huskie history.


Folk will compete with 37-year-old Matt Bryant who made 27 of 29 field goals and 45 of 45 PATs last year.


Folk is the sixth Husky to be picked up by a NFL team this year.