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Jimmie Kaylor
Jimmie Kaylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northglenn, Colo.

High School:
Northglenn

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198

Position:
P

Birthdate:
08/16/1984

Experience:
1VL


2007 (Senior): Played in all 12 games, but punted in 11, and averaged 43.2 yards (fourth MWC, 18th nationally) on 52 punts, including 19 inside the 20, only six touchbacks and 10 fair catches...Received honorable mention all-conference accolades... On CSU's all-time career chart, finished second with a 44.0 gross average (172 punts, 7,570 yards), to Mike Deutsch (44.3, 1974-77)...Concluded a stellar career by averaging over his last eight games 44.9 yards per punt (31-1,392), with 12 inside the 20 during that period...Over his final 14 collegiate games dating to 2006, had just six touchbacks (all six came in his 12 2007 games)...Ranked among national leaders in fewest touchbacks per punt - one for every 8.67 punts...Also started an opponent inside the 20 at least once in 12 of the last 13 games in which he punted...Held a spot on the Ray Guy Award watch list until the committee narrowed the list to 10 finalists in early November...Was the MWC's only punter without a touchback entering Game 5...In season opener at Colorado (Sept. 1), with CSU protecting a 28-17, third-quarter lead, boomed a 53-yarder to the Buffs' 15, and Joey Rucks dropped the CU returner for a 1-yard loss; had four punts for a 41.5 average on the day...In the first quarter vs. No. 10 Cal (Sept. 8), pinned the Bears at their own 2 with a 50-yard punt; CSU then forced a Cal punt and used the field position to score the day's first points, a Kyle Bell TD...At Houston (Sept. 22), averaged 43.6 yards on seven punts, including three inside the 20...In Cougars contest, boomed a 57-yard punt that CSU downed at the 13-yard line; the Rams nearly scored a safety on the ensuing UH possession...At TCU (Sept. 29), dropped another two punts inside the 20...Registered a solid gross average (46.4 on five punts) vs. San Diego State (Oct. 6), including a 60-yarder; also threw an incomplete pass on a nearly successful fake punt...Did not punt vs. Air Force (Oct. 13), the first game in the Sonny Lubick era at CSU (1993-present), in which the Rams had no punts...Got great distance on his two punts at UNLV (Oct. 20), including a season-long 61-yarder...Against Utah (Oct. 27), served as a bright spot in a difficult loss, pinning the Utes inside their own 20 five times, a career-best; his previous single-game career high was three, in 2007 at Houston, 2006 vs. BYU and 2005 vs. Wyoming...Averaged 46.0 yards on six punts at BYU (Nov. 3), including two inside the 20; also threw an incomplete pass, intended for Tommie Hill, on a fake field goal just before half...At New Mexico (Nov. 10), pinned the Lobos inside their own 5-yard line on two occasions...Punted just twice in win vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 17), with one inside the 20. 2006 (Junior): Had five punts for a 37.8 average vs. San Diego State...Had five punts for a 45.0 yard average, including one inside the 20, vs. TCU...Had six punts for a 41.8 average vs. Utah...Had eight punts for an average of 43.2 yards and put three punts inside the 20 vs. BYU...Had four punts for an average of 40.5 yards vs. New Mexico...had nine punts for an average of 43.7 yards vs. Wyoming...Had four punts for an average of 49.5 yards vs. Air Force...Punted four times for an average of 43.5 yards, including two inside the 20, vs. UNLV...Punted seven times for an average of 45.0 yards vs. Fresno State...Punted four times for an average of 48.2 yards, including a career-long 65-yarder, vs. Nevada...Punted five times for an average of 45.2 yards against Colorado...Had two punts for a 42.5 average vs. Weber State...Named as a third-team preseason All-American by Athlon Sports...Named to preseason all-MWC first team by Lindy's, to the Ray Guy Award watch list, and to the preseason all-MWC team by Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook...Ranked as the 10th-best punter in the nation by Lindy's and as the 20th-best punter in the nation by The Sporting News. 2005 (Sophomore): Named first-team all-conference...Led the league in punting, averaging 45.3 yards on 53 punts...Had 12 punts inside opponents' 20-yard line...Finished fourth nationally in punting and was named to the Ray Guy Award watch list...Punted seven times for an average of 49.7 yards including a 62-yarder vs. San Diego State...Hit four punts for an average of 49.2 yards, including a 64-yarder, against New Mexico...Punted seven times for an average of 43.9 yards and landed three inside the 20...Punted four times for an average of 44.8 yards at BYU...Averaged 47.2 yards on four punts, including a 61-yarder, against Utah...Had three punts for an average of 47.0 yards against Air Force and landed one inside the 20 to earn MWC special teams Player of the Week honors...Punted three times for an average of 46.3 yards against Nevada...Had six punts for an average of 43.7 yards, including a 55-yarder, against Minnesota...Punted four times for an average of 45.2 yards at Colorado. 2004 (Freshman): Against UNLV, punted twice averaging 45.5 yards, including a 50-yard boot...Made first collegiate appearance, at Southern Cal, hitting two punts for an average of 40.5 yards; first career punt was to Reggie Bush. 2003: Redshirted. High School: A three-year starter and letterwinner at Northglenn (Colo.) High School...Named to all-state team as a senior...A two-time all-conference performer...Earned nine varsity letter awards, three each in football, basketball and baseball...Prep football coach was Scott Gallas...Three-time football all-conference selection...Played quarterback, tight end and punter in football, forward in basketball, and pitched and played the infield in baseball...Named to all-Colorado team in 2002, a list of the state's top players regardless of classification...Averaged 45.2 yards per punt as a senior...Led team to league crown and into the second round of the playoffs...Selected to the Student Sports Magazine prep All-American team...Was a two-time all-state player and conference player of the year in baseball. Personal: Born Aug. 16, 1984, in Denver, Colo. ...Son of Jim and Brenda Kaylor...Has one sister...Full name: James William Kaylor IV...Majoring in health and exercise science with a minor in business.

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