Born in Los Gatos, Calif., ... parents are John and Peggy ... John was a student manager for the football team at Penn State from 1953-56 under an assistant coach named Joe Paterno ... was Utah co-chairman for Michael Dukakis U.S. Presidential campaign ... is a half-brother to one of Dukakis' sons, John ... younger brother Alex, was a kicker at Kansas ... recruited by Arizona State, Air Force, Wake Forest, Texas Tech, Penn State and Illinois ... majoring in business with a communications minor ... worked part-time for a Salt Lake City television station in the off-season.
Prepped at Middle Park High, where he lettered in football, track and soccer ... named all-conference and all-league in football and all-city in soccer ... holds school record for longest field goal of 43 yards ... coached by former NFL pro Fred Steinfort (Boston College).
YEAR FG PCT 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 LG
1988 6-11 54.5 1-1 4-4 1-5 0-1 0-0 -
1989 10-14 71.4 0-0 4-4 4-5 2-5 0-0 47
1985 | Freshman Year
Did some kickoffs for the varsity ... did all of the kicking for the junior varsity, including a 46-yard field goal against Weber State.
1987 | Sophomore Year
Kicked for the junior varsity.
1988 | Junior Year
Was the primary PAT and short-range field goal kicker ... scored two fourth-quarter field goals at Freedom Bowl, including game-winner, with two minutes remaining ... was the only player from the Freedom Bowl selected to the 13th annual All-Bowl Team.
1989 | Senior Year
Honorable mention All-Western Athletic Conference by the league media ... kicked a 47-yard field goal at Colorado State where he kicked four field goals and three PAT ... missed most of the San Diego State game due to a sore knee, but kicked a school record 37th straight PAT ... unofficially tied the school record with a 53-yard field goal in spring game.