2005 Preseason >> Could contend for all-SEC honors at kicker, as his numbers stack up favorably with his counterparts around the league ... Is the fourth-leading scorer returning in the SEC from a year ago and had the second-highest field goal percentage among kickers returning in the conference ... Named to the SEC's Fall Sports Academic Honor Roll in 2004.
2004 >> Team's top placekicker and punter ... Connected on 10 of 13 field goals, with a long of 43 yards vs. Kentucky ... Had a 38.9 punting average (44-1711 yards) ... After a slow start to the season, in which he missed three of his first four field goal attempts, he then was successful on his next nine attempts over a five game period, before misfiring on a 37-yarder vs. Tennessee ... Did not attempt a field goal the last three games of the year ... Was twice named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week, following his standout performances in wins over Alabama and Kentucky ... Against the Crimson Tide, he hit both of his field goals and also averaged 41.5 yards on four punts ... In the victory over Kentucky, he hit both of his field goals and had one punt for 56 yards ... Finished 3rd in the SEC in field goal percentage (76.9) and tied for 1st in the league in PAT percentage (27-27, 100.0) ... Finished 9th in the SEC in punting average.
2003 >> Kicking specialist who handled the bulk of the punting responsibilities ... Punted 46 times for a 40.5 average ... Finished the year as the SEC's 10th leading punter ... Booted a season-best 64-yard punt vs. Florida ... His best day may have come against Ole Miss, when he averaged 48 yards on four punts.
2002 >> Backup punter and kicker who saw action in the season's final two games -- vs. Florida and vs. Clemson ... Was successful on his only point after attempt on the season against Florida.
2001 >> Took a redshirt season after breaking his collarbone during an early season practice ... Will be looked at as a kickoff and placekicking specialist in 2002 ... Could also be given a look at punter.
HIGH SCHOOL >> A two-year letterwinner at Urbana High ... Set the state record his junior season with 12 field goals, including a long of 53 yards ... Was 6-12 on field goals with a long of 46 yards his senior year ... Also punted and played quarterback ... Was the starting quarterback for Urbana his senior season and led his team to the 2-A state title and undefeated record ... Played for Coach Dave Carruthers at Urbana.
CAREER KICKING STATISTICS
YEAR PUNTS YDS AVG. LP FG LG PAT PTS
2002 0 0 0.0 - 0-0 - 1-1 1
2003 46 1,863 40.5 64 0-2 - 4-4 4
2004 44 1,711 38.9 56 10-13 43 27-27 57
CAREER 90 3,574 39.7 64 10-15 43 32-32 62
CAREER KICKING STATISTICS