Jake Oldroyd
Kicker Punter 39
Ht/Wt
6'
1"
|
195 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Southlake, 
Texas
Last School
Carroll High School
Roster Years
2016 | 2019-2022


BYU Highlights

  • 2021
    • Played in 10 games, finishing the season nine of 13 on field goal attempts (69%) and two of four from 40-49 yards out with a season-long of 49 at Utah State.
    • 42 of 43 (98%) on extra point attempts.
    • Set a school record for consecutive field goals made with 16 between the start of the 2020 season and a miss at Utah State in 2021.
  • 2020
    • Lou Groza Award Finalist for the nation's top placekicker
    • 2020 All-American (Second Team, Walter Camp, The Athletic; Third Team, AP and Phil Steele)
    • Perfect 13-13 field goals in 2020 - the second-most by an FBS kicker without a miss in 2020
    • Made more 50-yard field goals in a perfect season than any FBS kicker since at least 2004
    • Made 60 of 62 extra points in 2020
  • 2019
    • Played in all 13 games
    • Named to Ray Guy and Lou Groza Award Watch Lists after the season began
    • Had 42 punts for 1,813 yards, an average of 43.17 yards per punt
    • Went 40 of 41 in PATs
    • Made 16 of 24 field goals
    • Made BYU's first 50+ yard field goal since 2006 with a 54-yarder vs. Washington
  • 2016
    • Against Arizona, hit 33-yard game-winner with eight seconds remaining on first career field goal attempt
  • See "Year" tab for further information

Personal

  • Major: Accounting
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Osorno, Chile (2016-18)
  • Fluent in Spanish and Haitian Creole
  • Parents are Matt and Jennifer
  • Wife's name is Laney, married in 2021
  • Enjoys playing the piano

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Carroll HS
  • Was a perfect 60 for 60 in PATs and 8 for 8 in field goal attempts in his two seasons
  • Longest field goal made was 37 yards
  • Averaged 39.2 yards in punts
  • Placed 25 punts inside the 20
  • Lettered two years in football

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Played in all 13 games
  • Named to Ray Guy and Lou Groza Award Watch Lists after the season began
  • Had 42 punts for 1,813 yards, an average of 43.17 yards per punt
  • Had 14 punts inside the 20 and nine more than 50 yards
  • Had seven games with a punt of at least 50 yards
  • Kicked career-long punts of 56 yards against Utah and Hawai'i
  • Went 40 of 41 in PATs
  • Made 16 of 24 field goals
  • Made BYU's first 50+ yard field goal since 2006 with a 54-yarder vs. Washington
  • Also made a 51-yarder against South Florida
  • Special teams player of the week vs. Tennessee after going 3 for 3 on field goals, including the game tying-field goal
Sophmore Year 2021

  • Played in 10 games at kicker/place kicker.
  • Finished the season nine of 13 on field goal attempts (69%), two of four from 40-49 yards out. 
    • Season-long of 49 at Utah State.
  • 42 of 43 (98%) on extra point attempts.
  • Set a school record for consecutive field goals made with 16 between the start of the 2020 season and a miss at Utah State in 2021.
  • Scored a game-sealing 21-yard field goal in 26-17 win over No. 21 Utah. 
  • Among Independents
    • No. 3 (tied) in field goals per game (1)
    • No. 4 in scoring (7.2), field goal percentage (.692)
    • No. 9 in points responsible per game (7.2)
  • Second on the team in scoring with 65 points
Junior Year 2022

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Against Arizona, he came in for his first career field goal attempt with eight seconds remaining and knocked in the 33-yard game-winner
  • Made both of his field goal attempts at Utah with a 43-yarder and a 42-yarder
Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • Lou Groza Award Finalist for the nation's top placekicker
  • 2020 All-American (Second Team, Walter Camp, The Athletic; Third Team, AP and Phil Steele)
  • Perfect 13-13 field goals in 2020 - the second-most by an FBS kicker without a miss in 2020 
  • More than half of his kicks came from at least 40 yards out, including three from over 50
    • 4-4 FG of 40-49 yards
    • 3-3 FG of 50-plus 
  • Made more 50-yard field goals in a perfect season than any FBS kicker since at least 2004 
    • Holds BYU record for PATs in a row (72) 
  • Made 60 of 62 extra points in 2020
  • National Rankings:
    • No. 1 tie  –  field goal percentage (1.000, and one of two with double-digit makes)
    • No. 4   –  PATs made (60)
    • No. 6   –  scoring among kickers (99 points)
  • Top kicker among all independents in FG percentage, Points and tied No. 1 for most FG per game
  • Executed amazingly accurate surprise on-side kick from a regular running kickoff approach to change the momentum in BYU’s comeback win at Houston
  • Played in 11 games, missing one due to injury 
  • Led the team in points with 99 (No. 13 in the nation overall and No. 6 among kickers)
  • Connected on two field goals against Navy, Troy, WKU and SDSU
  • Set BYU single-season record for field goal percentage (100%, 13 of 13 in 2020)
  • Enters 2021 season ranked No. 2 in BYU career field goal percentage (78.1%, 32 of 42)
  • His 60 PATs in 2020 ranks No. 5 on BYU’s single-season list (Matt Payne is No. 1 with 73 in 2001)
  • Enters 2021 season ranked No. 8 on BYU’s all-time PAT list with 101 makes (Mitch Payne is No. 1 with 193)
  • Enters 2021 season ranked No. 3 on BYU’s career PAT percentage list at 97.11% (101 of 104)
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