CJ Santiago Athlete Profile

#26 CJ Santiago

CJ Santiago
Position: Punter Height: 6-2 Weight: 211 Roster Years: 2007-2008 Hometown: Honolulu, HI Last School: Orange Coast Community College

Personal

Majoring in urban planning.

Player Journal Entry: November 13, 2008

Before BYU

Played under head coach June Jones at the University of Hawaii for one year out of high school ... transferred to Orange Coast College in 2005 where he was a unanimous First Team Mission Conference punter, First Team Region punter and Second Team JC Gridwire All-American ... played under Darnell Arceneaux, Delbert Tengan and Cal Lee while attending St. Louis HS ... graduated in the top 10% of his class academically ... 2002 First Team ILH punter ... 2002 First Team All-State punter ... 2003 First Team ILH kicker and punter ... 2003 First Team All-State kicked and punter ... recorded the most punts over 50 yards (5) in the state playoffs ... broke the record for the most field goals in a state championship game (4).

Stats

YEAR   NO   YDS   AVG   LG   TB   FC   i20   50+   BLK
2007 62 2459 39.7 75 8 16 21 0
2008 41 1712 41.8 62 5 7 17 7 0
TOTAL 103 4171 40.5 75 13 23 38 7 0



2007 | Junior Year

Averaged 39.7 yards per punt ... credited with a career-long 75-yard punt against New Mexico ... of his 62 punts, 10 were over 50 yards and 21 were downed inside the 20-yard line ... had only 8 touchbacks ... had a season-high average 48.2 yards per punt (vs. Tulsa) ... credited with a season-high 10 punts (at New Mexico).

2008 | Senior Year

Recognized All-MWC Honorable Mention ... Mountain West Conference Player of the Week following his performance against Wyoming where he had seven punts for an average of 46.7 yards per kick, including one for 61 yards ... recorded a total of 41 punts on the season for 1712 yards, averaging 41.8 yards per punt ... kicked a season long 62-yard punt against Utah ... had five touchbacks ... 17 punts fell inside the 20-yard line ... Aaron Francisco Special Teams MVP Award.