Patrick Fish
Patrick Fish

RS Senior

Shelby, N.C.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 194


2 VL

2014: Served as the holder on placements in every game for the past two seasons ... took two punts against Furman with an average of 39 yards... along with snapper Ryland Culbertson, had a role in helping placekicker Elliott Fry earn second-team All-SEC accolades... recognized as the "Most Improved" special teams holder in the spring.

2013: Junior who served as the holder on placements for the first time in his career... a key part of the unit that helped freshman kicker Elliott Fry convert 15-of-18 field goals and 54-of-55 extra point attempts... also served as the backup punter but was not used in that capacity... earned the Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring at the 2013 Garnet & Black Spring Game.

2012: Redshirt sophomore punter... served as a backup to Tyler Hull... saw action against East Carolina and Florida... averaged 35.0 yards on three punts with a long of 47... one of his punts was inside the 20.

2011: Competed with Joey Scribner-Howard for the starting punting chores in fall camp... fell short in that battle and did not see any game action.

2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Handled the kicking duties at Burns High School in Lawndale, N.C., graduating in 2010... played for coach Matt Beam... was a three-year starter for the Bulldogs... also played soccer... considered a two-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com... considered the nation's 23rd-best kicker by Rivals.com... selected Carolina over Duke, Illinois and Gardner-Webb.

PERSONAL: Patrick Fish was born August 21, 1991... owns a degree in sport and entertainment management... father, Woody, is a former head football coach at Gardner-Webb.