Award Candidates
View SlideshowMITCH PAYNEKicker6-2, 210, Sr.North Ogden, UT / Weber HS

Harvey UngaAt BYU: 2009: (Junior) Earned letterman honors... MWC Scholar-Athlete ... saw action in all 13 BYU games as primary field goal and PAT kicker ... converted 59-of-61 point-after attempts ... made 10-of-14 field goal attempts ... finished 1st on the team, scoring 89 points on the season ... became the MWC career PATs made leader with 156 at the conclusion of the 2009 season, surpassing his brother Matt Payne’s 150 career PATs made ... converted a career-long 49-yard field goal against Air Force ... set a new MWC record for most PATs made in a game with eight against UNLV ... six PATs in the bowl game against Oregon St. set a new BYU bowl record, while the five he converted tied the previous record. 2008: (Sophomore) Earned letterman honors ... saw action in all 13 games as BYU’s primary field goal and PAT kicker ... Academic All-MWC ... converted 54-of-56 point-after attempts ... made 10-of-14 field goal attempts ... finished third on the team, scoring 84 points on the season ... converted on a season-long 46-yard field goal. 2007: (Freshman) Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... converted 43-of-45 point-after attempts ... scored a total of 73 points on the season, including 43 PAT’s and 10 field goals ... made 10-of-14 field goals, including a season-long of 42 yards against Air Force ... averaged 60.7 yards per kickoff. 2006: Redshirted the 2006 season.

Before BYU: A Salt Lake Tribune first-team All-State selection ... Deseret News first-team All-State 5A selection ... two-time Special Teams Player of the Year at Weber HS ... set school record with 11 field goals made as a senior ... connected on field goals of 53 and 54 yards as a senior ... averaged 41.6 yards per punt and never missed an extra-point attempt (39-for-39) ... received the Scholar Leader Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame ... earned academic all-state honors in football, basketball and soccer.

Personal: Parents are Gordon and Mary Payne ... younger brother of former BYU punter/kicker Matt Payne ... served a Church mission in Fortaleza, Brazil ... recruited by Air Force, Stanford, Arizona, Utah and Washington St. ... married to wife Alex.

STATISTICS

FIELD GOALS
YEAR   FG     PCT   01-19   20-29   30-39   40-49   50-99   LG   BLK
2007   10-14  71.4    0-0     7-7     2-3     1-3     0-1   42     2
2008   10-14  71.4    0-0     4-4     3-6     3-4     0-0   46     1
2009   10-14  71.4    0-0     4-4     2-3     4-7     0-0   49     1
TOTAL  30-42  71.4    0-0   15-15     7-12    8-14    0-1   49     4 
    
KICKOFFS
YEAR  NO  YDS   AVG   TB OB
2007  44  2669  60.7  0  5
2008  3   177   59.0  0  0
2009  21  1199  63.3  3  2
TOTAL 68  4045  59.5  3  7

POINT-AFTER ATTEMPTS
YEAR   NO
2007   43/45
2008   54/56
2009   59/61
TOTAL  156/162

MWC SEASON & CAREER RECORDS
PAT'S MADE IN A GAME: 8 AT UNLV(2009)
CAREER PATS MADE: 156(2007-2009) 
              

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