Colts re-sign punter Pat McAfee

(WISH Photo, file)
(WISH Photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Popular Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee is staying in Indianapolis.

McAfee announced on NFL Network this morning that he agreed to terms of a five-year contract with the team. The team later confirmed the news.

The punter, who is well-known for his social media presence, tweeted a teaser to the announcement just before it happened Friday:

Breaking news on @NFL_AM in about 1 minute… Woooooo

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 7, 2014

He also tweeted his excitement after the announcement:

So excited about the opportunity 2 have 5 more years in the city that I love.. Indianapolis, let’s win a lot of games and have fun doing it

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 7, 2014

McAfee has had much success with the Colts since the team drafted him in 2009, breaking multiple franchise records. This past season, 27 of his punts were pinned inside the 20-yard line, breaking his personal record and the team’s record.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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