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2005 Punting Stats

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National Champion: Texas (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Reggie Bush (Southern California)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Charlie Weis (Notre Dame)

AP Preseason #1: Southern California ▪ AP Final #1: Texas

  • Players sorted by Yds/Punt (minimum 2.5 Punts/G).
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122 Players

Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
1 Danny Baugher Arizona Pac-10 7 37 1758 47.5
2 Ryan Plackemeier Wake Forest ACC 11 67 3165 47.2
3 Sam Koch* Nebraska Big 12 12 71 3302 46.5
4 Daniel Sepulveda Baylor Big 12 11 62 2863 46.2
5 Jimmie Kaylor* Colorado State MWC 12 53 2400 45.3
6 Jim Kaylor* Colorado State MWC 12 53 2400 45.3
7 John Torp* Colorado Big 12 13 80 3613 45.2
8 Luke Johnson* Southern Mississippi CUSA 12 53 2378 44.9
9 Kody Bliss* Auburn SEC 12 44 1975 44.9
10 Michael Hughes San Diego State MWC 12 67 3003 44.8
11 Kenneth Debauche* Wisconsin Big Ten 13 57 2555 44.8
12 Joel Stelly Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 11 59 2634 44.6
13 Michael Gibson* Memphis CUSA 12 59 2632 44.6
14 Michael Gibson* Memphis CUSA 12 59 2632 44.6
15 Adam Podlesh Maryland ACC 11 44 1920 43.6
16 Nic Schmitt* Virginia Tech ACC 13 52 2244 43.2
17 Justin Brantly Texas A&M Big 12 11 46 1989 43.2
18 Sam Paulescu Oregon State Pac-10 11 56 2406 43.0
19 Chris Miller Ball State MAC 11 68 2917 42.9
20 Kyle Tucker* Kansas Big 12 12 66 2832 42.9
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
21 Gordon Ely-Kelso* Georgia SEC 13 57 2443 42.9
22 Alex Reyes* Texas Tech Big 12 12 49 2099 42.8
23 Jared Scruggs Rice CUSA 11 48 2056 42.8
24 Adam Crossett* Missouri Big 12 12 57 2432 42.7
25 Brendan Carney Syracuse Big East 11 82 3491 42.6
26 Troy Blankenship* Iowa State Big 12 12 68 2894 42.6
27 Steve Weatherford Illinois Big Ten 11 67 2856 42.6
28 Sean Douglas Washington Pac-10 11 51 2175 42.6
29 Joshua Brazen Kent State MAC 11 67 2844 42.4
30 Cody Freeby* Oklahoma Big 12 12 71 3004 42.3
31 Aaron Horne* Central Florida CUSA 13 52 2197 42.3
32 Chris Macdonald* Arizona State Pac-10 8 33 1396 42.3
33 Adam Graessle Pittsburgh Big East 11 60 2532 42.2
34 Colby Smith Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 11 59 2484 42.1
35 Mike Barrow Idaho WAC 11 43 1811 42.1
36 David Lonie* California Pac-10 12 61 2559 42.0
37 Blake McAdams Mississippi State SEC 11 69 2891 41.9
38 Brad Evans New Mexico State WAC 12 66 2761 41.8
39 Jacob Skinner Arkansas SEC 11 50 2091 41.8
40 Tyson Beattie Indiana Big Ten 11 75 3124 41.7
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
41 Eric Wilbur* Florida SEC 12 59 2459 41.7
42 Adam Brooks Wyoming MWC 11 31 1293 41.7
43 Brandon Fields Michigan State Big Ten 11 40 1664 41.6
44 Chris Jackson* Louisiana State SEC 13 59 2447 41.5
45 Kyle Stringer* Boise State WAC 13 52 2159 41.5
46 Chris Sprague Duke ACC 11 76 3144 41.4
47 Johnny Ayers* Boston College ACC 12 62 2561 41.3
48 Jeremy Kapinos* Penn State Big Ten 12 61 2522 41.3
49 Justin Bergendahl* Nevada WAC 12 54 2229 41.3
50 Britton Colquitt Tennessee SEC 11 59 2431 41.2
51 David Wooldridge North Carolina ACC 11 66 2713 41.1
52 Bryant Hahnfeldt Vanderbilt SEC 11 36 1481 41.1
53 Kip Facer Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 11 66 2709 41.0
54 Chris Beckman Tulane CUSA 9 53 2166 40.9
55 Todd Flannery* Louisville Big East 12 34 1389 40.9
56 Ryan Mentzel Southern Methodist CUSA 11 60 2450 40.8
57 Jim Laney Western Michigan MAC 11 60 2449 40.8
58 Ryan Dougherty East Carolina CUSA 11 58 2368 40.8
59 Tyler Gaus New Mexico MWC 11 52 2117 40.7
60 Jay Ottovegio Stanford Pac-10 11 67 2723 40.6
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
61 Kyle Basler Washington State Pac-10 11 50 2029 40.6
62 Brandon Baker* South Florida Big East 12 65 2630 40.5
63 Thomas Olmsted Troy Sun Belt 11 62 2506 40.4
64 A.J. Trapasso* Ohio State Big Ten 12 43 1738 40.4
65 Tim Reyer Kansas State Big 12 11 65 2620 40.3
66 D.J. Fitzpatrick* Notre Dame Ind 12 45 1815 40.3
67 Owen Tolson Army Ind 11 59 2370 40.2
68 John Deraney* North Carolina State ACC 12 72 2884 40.1
69 Josh Brown* South Carolina SEC 12 58 2322 40.0
70 Chris Gould* Virginia ACC 12 53 2122 40.0
71 Derek McLaughlin* Brigham Young MWC 12 48 1922 40.0
72 Derek McLaughlin* Brigham Young MWC 12 48 1922 40.0
73 T.J. Conley Idaho WAC 4 28 1121 40.0
74 Matt Fodge Oklahoma State Big 12 11 65 2593 39.9
75 Aaron Perez* UCLA Pac-10 12 54 2157 39.9
76 Brian Monroe* Miami (FL) ACC 12 64 2549 39.8
77 Phil Brady* West Virginia Big East 12 51 2029 39.8
78 Ryan Pederson* Northwestern Big Ten 11 45 1783 39.6
79 Ben Arndt* Georgia Tech ACC 12 87 3433 39.5
80 Dave Brytus Purdue Big Ten 11 62 2446 39.5
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
81 Justin Laird* Houston CUSA 11 47 1858 39.5
82 Brett Kern* Toledo MAC 12 33 1305 39.5
83 Billy Sullivan* Akron MAC 13 77 3034 39.4
84 Chet Ervin Cincinnati Big East 10 68 2680 39.4
85 Joe Radigan* Rutgers Big East 12 60 2361 39.4
86 Justin Kucek* Minnesota Big Ten 12 37 1456 39.4
87 Waylon Prather San Jose State WAC 11 74 2908 39.3
88 Shane Hussar Connecticut Big East 8 50 1962 39.2
89 Donny Heaton Air Force MWC 11 28 1098 39.2
90 Matt Dragich* Oregon Pac-10 8 32 1246 38.9
91 Mike Brown Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 11 72 2797 38.8
92 Jake Hendy Temple Ind 7 35 1356 38.7
93 Matthew Miller Ohio MAC 11 84 3245 38.6
94 Chris Hall* Florida State ACC 13 74 2859 38.6
95 Brian Cortney* Texas Christian MWC 12 62 2394 38.6
96 Andy Dittbenner Northern Illinois MAC 12 54 2083 38.6
97 Ryan Hotchkiss* Texas-El Paso CUSA 10 45 1739 38.6
98 Parker Mullins Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 11 44 1698 38.6
99 Nate Fry Bowling Green State MAC 11 51 1965 38.5
100 Andy Fenstermaker* Iowa Big Ten 12 49 1885 38.5
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
101 Marty Biagi Marshall CUSA 11 61 2343 38.4
102 Jacob Richardson Miami (OH) MAC 11 46 1766 38.4
103 Eric Shuey* Navy Ind 11 37 1420 38.4
104 Jeremy Schatz* Alabama SEC 11 60 2300 38.3
105 Andrew Wellock Eastern Michigan MAC 11 57 2183 38.3
106 Ross Ryan* Michigan Big Ten 12 52 1992 38.3
107 Brit Framel Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 11 47 1801 38.3
108 Rob Park Mississippi SEC 10 43 1641 38.2
109 Tony Mikulec Central Michigan MAC 11 72 2742 38.1
110 Chris Kindred* Tulsa CUSA 13 63 2385 37.9
111 Richmond McGee* Texas Big 12 13 35 1325 37.9
112 Truman Spencer North Texas Sun Belt 10 76 2859 37.6
113 Chris Keagle Louisiana Tech WAC 10 52 1946 37.4
114 Eric Neihouse* Arkansas State Sun Belt 12 37 1383 37.4
115 Justin Hamblin Utah State WAC 11 60 2234 37.2
116 Ben Woods Buffalo MAC 11 80 2967 37.1
117 Louie Sakoda* Utah MWC 12 54 2002 37.1
118 Tim Masthay Kentucky SEC 11 54 1965 36.4
119 Cole Chason* Clemson ACC 12 50 1822 36.4
120 Chris Patullo Florida International Sun Belt 11 43 1558 36.2
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
121 Kurt Milne Hawaii WAC 12 41 1479 36.1
122 Mike Lingua* Fresno State WAC 12 35 1230 35.1