Scott Arellano Athlete Profile

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#23 Scott Arellano

Position: Punter Height: 6-1 Weight: 187 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2014 Hometown: Santa Ynez, CA Last School: Foothill College

Before BYU

  • Served as the punter and defensive back at Foothill College
  • Had four interceptions as a freshman at Foothill
  • Averaged 40.67 yards per punt
  • Had 15 punts inside the 20 and eight punts more than 50 yards
  • First-team all-conference as a punter

Personal

  • Exercise science major
  • An eagle scout
  • Married with two children


2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Member of scout team

2013 | Junior Year

  • Named FBS Independent Special Teams Player of the Week (9/2) for his play against Virginia
  • Punted nine times for 368 yards, including four punts inside the 20-yard line at Virginia
  • Kicked a 59-yard punt vs Utah, a personal-best
  • Averaged 44.1 yards per punt on eight punts at Utah State
  • Notched a new career high with a 73-yard punt against Wisconsin
  • College Football Performance Awards Hon. Mention Punter of the Week (11/11)

2014 | Senior Year

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team
  • Recorded three punts over 50 yards (with a high of 64) in win against Texas
  • FBS Independent Special Teams Player of the Week (9/22, 10/27, 11/3, 11/24, 12/1)
  • Named Honorable Mention Punter of the Week by College Football Performance Awards (9/8, 11/24, 12/1)
  • Named National Punter of the Week by CFPA (9/22)
  • Tied his career high with four punts inside the 20-yard line vs UVA
  • Notched five total punts for 275 yards with a long of 65 against Virginia, averaging 55 yards per punt, also a career high
  • Averaged 43.5 yards per punt while reaching a career-high 435 yards punting and tied his career high of three punts of at least 50 yards against UCF
  • Phil Steele Midseason All-Independent Team
  • Against Boise State he averaged 48.4 yards per punt, registered a career-long 76-yarder and tallied three punts of at least 50 yards, bringing his season total to 15 and surpassing his 2013 total of 13
  • Set career highs with punts inside the 20-yard line (5) and longest punt (81 yards) in the win over Middle Tennessee
  • The 81-yard punt from the BYU 6-yard line to the MT 13-yard line set a BYU record for longest punt, surpassing the previous long of 80 yards by Lee Johnson against Wyoming in 1983
  • Currently has the longest and third-longest punts in FBS this season with an 81-yarder and a 76-yard boot 
  • Ray Guy Award Player of the Week (11/3)
  • Ray Guy Award Semifinalist
  • Recorded three punts inside the 20-yard line with an average of 41 yards on seven punts including one downed at the 1-yard line against UNLV
  • Placed his 23rd punt inside the 20-yard line and recorded his 19th punt of 50 or more yards, ending the game with an average of 51.5 yards with a long of 61 against Savannah State
  • Recorded a 47.2 average on four punts with three punts downed inside the 20-yard line and two punts of 50 or more yards in win against Cal