Parents are Carl and Debbie...married to the former Danielle Bewsey...served an LDS Church mission to Rochester, New York...played at Ricks College prior to transferring to BYU...recruited by New Mexico, Pittsburgh, Arizona and Idaho State.
Lettered twice in football and baseball and once in soccer at Milpitas High...twice named first-team all-CCS as a kicker and punter...named third-team all-state as a senior...honorable mention Blue Chip Athlete...twice named first-team all-league...coached by Kelly King (Hayward).
Signed free-agent contract with the Detroit Lions...started all games as a junior and senior...Honorable Mention All-MWC senior year...a Ray Guy Award semi-finalist.
Set season record for Ricks' kickers with 62 PATs in a season and for consecutive successful PATs with 44...named first-team all-Western States Football League as a place kicker at Ricks College...ranked third in the NJCAA in punting and fourth in kicking.
Year Gms No. Yds Avg. Long TB FC I20 Blkd
2000 12 67 2924 43.6 61 4 0 17 0
Listed as the starter in 12-of-12 games for the Cougars this season ... earned coaches award for performances against Florida State, UNLV and San Diego State ... ranked tops in the MWC with a 43.6 yards-per-punt average ... recorded 67 punts on the season, totaling 2,924 yards ...recorded six punts for 319 yards against Mississippi State, averaging a season-high 53.2 yards ... registered 19 punts of 50 yards or more on the season, including a season-long 61 yarder against Mississippi State ... recorded an impressive 17 punts inside the 20-yard line and had only four touchbacks ... Did not have a single punt blocked on the season.
Signed a free-agent contract with the Detroit Lions...earned honorable mention All-MWC honors...Honorable Mention Media All-MWC...received coaches awards against Nevada, Utah State, Air Force and Utah...a Ray Guy Award semi-finalist...punted 46 times for 1,831 yards, averaging 39.8...longest punt of 58 yards against Utah...kicked seven punts against Utah for 318 yards...averaged a season-high 49.5 yards/punt against California.