The Indianapolis Colts have signed punter Rigoberto Sanchez to a contract extension.
Terms were not announced Tuesday. Sanchez won the job two years ago after signing as an undrafted rookie out of the University of Hawaii.
He beat out Jeff Locke, whom the Colts signed as an unrestricted free agent following the 2016 season, and went on to set an NFL rookie record with a 42.6-yard net average on 84 punts.
Last season, he averaged 46.1 yards on 57 punts and finished with a net average of 42.7 yards.
Sanchez also has served as Indy’s kickoff specialist the past two seasons. He could have become a free agent following this season.
As a senior for UH in 2016 Sanchez appeared in all 14 games as the team’s punter, as well as kicking off and kicking field goals/extra points, going a perfect 13-for-13 on field goals breaking Jason Elam’s single-season FG percentage record.