Richard Lamar Tuten (January 5, 1965 – June 13, 2017) was an American football punter in the National Football League who played most of his career with the Seattle Seahawks. He punted the ball 108 times in 1992, tied for fourth-most in a season in NFL history. In 1992, he punted for 4,760 yards with an average of 44.1 yards per punt. In 1994, the year he went to his only Pro Bowl, he punted the ball 91 times for 3,905 yards, an average of 42.9 yards per punt, and also scored a 2-pt. conversion, the only scored points of his career. Tuten also received a ring as a member of the St. Louis Rams' Super Bowl XXXIV championship team. However, he did not play in the game itself due to injury.
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|Date of birth||January 5, 1965|
|Place of birth||Perry, Florida|
|Date of death||June 13, 2017(aged 52)|
|Place of death||Costa Rica|
|College||Florida State University|
|1998–1999||St. Louis Rams|
|Career highlights and awards|
- Regular season
|†||Denotes Super Bowl–winning season|
|Led the league|
- "Individual Records: Punting". Archived from the original on 2004-02-24. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
- writer, Aaron Brand Staff. "Former NFL punter, Forest grad Rick Tuten dies". ocala.com. Retrieved 13 July 2017.