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2012 Punting Stats

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Brian Kelly (Notre Dame)

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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Punt (minimum 2.5 Punts/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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118 Players

Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
1 Ryan Allen Louisiana Tech WAC 12 45 2162 48.0
2 Josh Hubner* Arizona State Pac-12 13 52 2451 47.1
3 Pete Kontodiakos Colorado State MWC 12 59 2742 46.5
4 Sean Sellwood Utah Pac-12 12 38 1768 46.5
5 Quinn Sharp* Oklahoma State Big 12 13 44 2036 46.3
6 Alex Dunnachie Hawaii MWC 9 49 2262 46.2
7 Kyle Christy* Florida SEC 13 66 3023 45.8
8 Dylan Breeding Arkansas SEC 12 53 2416 45.6
9 Richie Leone Houston CUSA 12 60 2730 45.5
10 Riley Stephenson* Brigham Young Ind 13 59 2681 45.4
11 Alex King* Texas Big 12 13 43 1948 45.3
12 Tyler Williams Marshall CUSA 12 43 1943 45.2
13 Brandon McManus Temple Big East 11 54 2433 45.1
14 Richard Kent* Vanderbilt SEC 13 59 2652 44.9
15 Brad Wing* Louisiana State SEC 12 59 2643 44.8
16 Hunter Mullins Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 12 50 2239 44.8
17 Will Monday* Duke ACC 13 67 2991 44.6
18 Ethan Perry* Texas Christian Big 12 12 63 2804 44.5
19 Cayle Chapman-Brown New Mexico State WAC 12 70 3099 44.3
20 Cody Mandell* Alabama SEC 14 50 2214 44.3
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
21 Tress Way* Oklahoma Big 12 13 53 2340 44.2
22 Ben Skaer New Mexico MWC 13 54 2368 43.9
23 Spencer Roth* Baylor Big 12 13 36 1577 43.8
24 Colter Johnson Massachusetts MAC 12 66 2880 43.6
25 Pablo Beltran* Navy Ind 13 44 1919 43.6
26 Darragh O'Neill Colorado Pac-12 12 76 3307 43.5
27 Tom Hornsey Memphis CUSA 12 60 2606 43.4
28 Mike Sadler* Michigan State Big Ten 13 79 3422 43.3
29 Jeff Locke* UCLA Pac-12 14 77 3337 43.3
30 Chase Tenpenny* Nevada MWC 13 46 1992 43.3
31 Kyle Dugandzic* Arizona Pac-12 13 52 2244 43.2
32 Bobby Cowan Idaho WAC 12 70 3018 43.1
33 Daniel Zychlinski* Stanford Pac-12 13 66 2846 43.1
34 Michael Palardy Tennessee SEC 12 36 1551 43.1
35 Trey Barrow Missouri SEC 12 68 2925 43.0
36 Tim Gleeson Wyoming MWC 12 62 2663 43.0
37 Thomas Hibbard North Carolina ACC 12 50 2152 43.0
38 Landon Foster Kentucky SEC 12 61 2617 42.9
39 Trent Tignor* East Carolina CUSA 13 65 2779 42.8
40 Jay Karutz Eastern Michigan MAC 12 69 2949 42.7
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
41 Kyle Negrete* Southern California Pac-12 13 44 1879 42.7
42 Anthony Melchiori* Kent State MAC 14 72 3065 42.6
43 Ian Campbell Texas-El Paso CUSA 12 66 2814 42.6
44 Cody Webster* Purdue Big Ten 13 70 2961 42.3
45 Harrison Waid* San Jose State WAC 13 52 2198 42.3
46 Hendrix Brakefield* Western Kentucky Sun Belt 13 45 1896 42.1
47 Andrew Shapiro* Fresno State MWC 13 64 2685 42.0
48 Brett Baer* Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 13 59 2478 42.0
49 Gerald Levano Boston College ACC 12 57 2394 42.0
50 Ryan Epperson* Texas A&M SEC 13 41 1721 42.0
51 Justin Duvernois Illinois Big Ten 12 73 3060 41.9
52 Tyler Bennett* Utah State WAC 13 61 2557 41.9
53 Keith Kostol* Oregon State Pac-12 12 59 2474 41.9
54 Michael Bowlin Washington State Pac-12 12 58 2433 41.9
55 Mike Loftus* Southern Methodist CUSA 13 52 2177 41.9
56 Chase Lansford Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 13 65 2714 41.8
57 Brett Maher* Nebraska Big Ten 14 61 2552 41.8
58 Matt Yoklic* Pittsburgh Big East 13 61 2548 41.8
59 Pat O'Donnell* Cincinnati Big East 13 59 2467 41.8
60 Richie Hogan* Central Michigan MAC 12 50 2088 41.8
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
61 Seamus McMorrow* San Diego State MWC 11 41 1710 41.7
62 Ryan Erxleben* Texas Tech Big 12 13 40 1667 41.7
63 Drew Meyer* Wisconsin Big Ten 14 80 3323 41.5
64 Collin Barber* Georgia SEC 14 60 2488 41.5
65 Will Atterberry North Texas Sun Belt 12 70 2888 41.3
66 Peter Picerelli Tulane CUSA 12 69 2846 41.2
67 Trevor Harman* Boise State MWC 13 42 1731 41.2
68 Jim Broadway* Mississippi SEC 13 57 2345 41.1
69 Baker Swedenburg* Mississippi State SEC 13 57 2340 41.1
70 Kirby Van Der Kamp* Iowa State Big 12 13 77 3157 41.0
71 Ben Buchanan Ohio State Big Ten 12 59 2421 41.0
72 Will Scott Troy Sun Belt 12 54 2215 41.0
73 Ryan Doerr* Kansas State Big 12 13 41 1681 41.0
74 Zach Paul Akron MAC 12 65 2659 40.9
75 Brian Schmiedebusch* Bowling Green State MAC 13 72 2941 40.8
76 J. Schroeder Western Michigan MAC 11 56 2282 40.8
77 J Schroeder Western Michigan MAC 11 56 2282 40.8
78 Ben Turk* Notre Dame Ind 13 53 2161 40.8
79 Alexander Kinal Wake Forest ACC 12 95 3867 40.7
80 A.J. Hughes* Virginia Tech ACC 13 79 3204 40.6
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
81 Alec Vozenilek Virginia ACC 12 66 2677 40.6
82 Jamie Boyle* Central Florida CUSA 14 60 2434 40.6
83 Justin Brockhaus-Kann South Florida Big East 12 54 2192 40.6
84 Cole Wagner Connecticut Big East 12 78 3162 40.5
85 Vince Penza* Toledo MAC 13 58 2350 40.5
86 Zac Murphy Miami (OH) MAC 12 57 2309 40.5
87 Ron Doherty Kansas Big 12 11 56 2270 40.5
88 Dalton Botts Miami (FL) ACC 12 54 2187 40.5
89 Scott Kovanda* Ball State MAC 13 47 1892 40.3
90 Josh Davis Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 12 42 1689 40.2
91 Peter Boehme Southern Mississippi CUSA 12 63 2520 40.0
92 Cole Leininger California Pac-12 12 60 2399 40.0
93 Jackson Rice* Oregon Pac-12 13 51 2040 40.0
94 Josh Brisk Florida International Sun Belt 10 47 1882 40.0
95 Sean Kelley Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 12 68 2711 39.9
96 Brandon Williams* Northwestern Big Ten 13 64 2554 39.9
97 Steven Clark Auburn SEC 12 70 2783 39.8
98 Travis Coons* Washington Pac-12 13 54 2149 39.8
99 Justin Manton* Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 13 48 1912 39.8
100 Nathan Renfro Maryland ACC 12 75 2974 39.7
Rk Player School Conf G Punts Yds Avg
101 Scott Garber South Alabama Sun Belt 13 72 2852 39.6
102 Grant Venham* Ohio MAC 13 55 2174 39.5
103 Erich Toth Indiana Big Ten 8 48 1897 39.5
104 Tyler Hull* South Carolina SEC 13 54 2130 39.4
105 Spencer Benton* Clemson ACC 13 48 1880 39.2
106 David Baska* Air Force MWC 13 40 1567 39.2
107 Cole Way* Tulsa CUSA 14 77 3009 39.1
108 Wil Baumann* North Carolina State ACC 13 74 2882 38.9
109 Jonathan Fisher* Syracuse Big East 13 53 2035 38.4
110 Cason Beatty* Florida State ACC 14 47 1798 38.3
111 Christian Eldred* Minnesota Big Ten 13 67 2555 38.1
112 Ryan Neir* Northern Illinois MAC 14 51 1944 38.1
113 Chris Boldt Army Ind 12 34 1296 38.1
114 Connor Kornbrath Iowa Big Ten 12 53 2010 37.9
115 Alex Butterworth Penn State Big Ten 12 51 1905 37.4
116 Justin Doerner* Rutgers Big East 13 81 3017 37.2
117 Taylor Cook* Rice CUSA 13 39 1419 36.4
118 Tyler Grassman Buffalo MAC 12 80 2828 35.4