2021 Peter Mortell Holder of the Year
2021 (REDSHIRT SENIOR): Primary punter and holder for the Razorbacks … First Arkansas student-athlete to win the Peter Mortell Holder of the Year Award … Played in all 13 games … Averaged 43.3 yards per punt … Totaled 2,510 yards on 58 punts … Placed 16 punts inside the 20-yard line … Working with K Cam Little and LS Jordan Silver, helped Arkansas’ field goal and extra point operation convert 20-of-24 field goal attempts and all 46 point after tries … Also converted a pair of fakes with his legs and his arm, highlighted by a 32-yard touchdown pass to TE Blake Kern at Alabama (Nov. 20) … Punted five times for 190 yards, averaging 38 yards per punt, in season opener against Rice (Sept. 4) … Called on for two punts that totaled 80 yards with a long of 47 in win over Texas (Sept. 11) … Totaled five punts for 217 yards with a long of 60 in win against Georgia Southern (Sept. 18) … Tasked with six punts for 240 yards with two dropping side the 20-yard line in win against Texas A&M (Sept. 25) … Combined for 296 yards on seven punts, averaging 42.29 yards per kick while pushing a season-high three punts inside the 20-yard line versus Georgia (Oct. 2) … Contributed 90 yards on two punts with a long of 53 yards against Ole Miss (Oct. 9) … Finished with three punts for 113 yards while dropping one punt inside the 20-yard line against Auburn (Oct. 16) … Called on to punt three times for 142 yards with a long of 56, averaging 47.3 yards per punt in victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Oct. 23) … Recorded a season high 50.5 yard average on two punts with a long of 56 in win over Mississippi State (Nov. 6) … Punted seven times for a season high 306 yards, averaging 43.7 per punt, while nailing two inside the 20-yard line in win over LSU (Nov. 13) … On a 53-yard field goal attempt, ran 23 yards for a first down to set up an eventual 27-yard field goal … Averaged 44.5 yards on six punts with a long of 50 at Alabama (Nov. 20) also dropped two punts inside the 20-yard line against the Crimson Tide to go along with his 32-yard TD pass on a fake field goal … Finished with five punts for 246 yards, averaging 49.2 yards per punt and putting one inside the 20-yard line in win over Missouri (Nov. 26) … Recorded a season-long 61-yard punt against the Tigers … Punted five times for 222 yards while tying a season high with three punts inside the 20-yard line against Penn State (Jan. 1) in Outback Bowl victory.
2020 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games and punted a team-high 39 times for 1,698 yards … Averaged 43.5 yards per punt with 10 downed inside the 20-yard line and eight of 50+ yards … Punted a season-high seven times averaging 46.9 yards per kick, including a season-best 62-yard kick in the win over Ole Miss (Oct. 17) … Averaged a season-high 47.4 yards per punt and tied a season-high with seven kicks against LSU (Nov. 21) … According to Pro Football Focus, played in 41 special teams snaps and posted a season punting grade of 72.1.
2019 (SOPHOMORE): Punted three times, totaling 110 yards in 2019, playing in two games of the season … Hit a 36-yard punt in the season opener against Portland State on Aug. 31 … Punted twice against Western Kentucky, posting two 37-yard kicks in the game.
2018 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games during his freshman season with the Razorbacks … Recorded 56 punts, traveling a total distance of 2,176 yards for an average of 38.9 yards per punt … Highest average yardage by a Razorback specialist since 2016 … Placed 14 punts inside the opponent 20-yard line, with all four of his punts against Tulsa (Oct. 20) landing inside the 20-yard marker … Had five games with multiple kicks inside the 20-yard line, also accomplishing the feat at Colorado State (Sept. 8), vs. Ole Miss (Oct. 13), against LSU (Nov. 10) and at Missouri (Nov. 23) … Launched a season-long 64-yard punt against the Rebels in Little Rock, while averaging a season-best 47.5 yards per punt … It was one of four to travel over 50 yards in 2018 … Booted two 50-yard punts against Texas A&M on Sept. 29 in Arlington … Matched a season-high of eight attempts in that contest vs. the Aggies, totaling 346 yards for a clip of 43.3 yards per punt … Performance against Texas A&M earned him a 72.2 grade from Pro Football Focus, his highest marks of the year … Also hit a 53-yard punt in the season finale at Missouri in Columbia … Punted eight times against the Tigers, finishing the year with three games of eight punts, the other coming on the road at Auburn on Sept. 22 … Capped his freshman campaign with a 61.2 overall grade from PFF.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Magnolia High School in Magnolia, Texas … Recorded 27 punts as a senior in 2017, traveling a distance of 1,115 yards for an average of 41.3 per kick … Pinned 10 kicks inside the 20-yard-line, while hitting a career-long 62 yards … 2017 Texas All State Honorable Mention Punter … Named to the All-Greater Houston second team by the Houston Chronicle for his senior year performance … Participated in the Blue-Grey All-American game in Jacksonville, Florida … Totaled 29 punts the year before over 12 games, averaging 38.9 yards per kick after accumulating 1,127 yards overall … Hit a season-long 56-yard punt and dropped nine inside the opponent 20-yard line … First Team 2016 20-5A All-District Punter … Also played outside linebacker for the Bulldogs, racking up 83 total stops, 50 solo, with 11 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks during his high school career … Second Team 2016 20-5A All-District Linebacker … Earned a five-star rating from Kohl’s Kicking and the No. 14 punter in the nation.