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Wade

Lees

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#88

Punter
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 208
Year: Junior
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
High School: Box Hill Senior Secondary College

Bio

LEES' HONOR ROLL

  • 2017 Ray Guy Award Watch List

As a Sophomore (2017): Started all 12 games at punter, averaging 39.2 yards per punt ... Placed 17 punts inside the 20 and had a season-best 7 punts of 50+ yards ... Pinned two punts inside the 20 and had a 58-yarder at #22 MSU (11/18) ... Placed 3-of-5 punts inside the 20, including a perfect 51-yard punt that was downed on the 1-yard line with 2:00 remaining vs. Indiana (10/28) ... Pinned 2-of-4 punts inside the 20 at #5 Wisconsin (10/21) ... Had a career day against UCF (9/23), posting career-bests in average (47.1) and long punt (64), while also pinning four punts inside the 20. Also had three 50+ punts - his previous long was 50 yards ... Punted twice, including one inside the 20, vs. Towson (9/9) ... Punted four times for 159 yards at #23 Texas (9/2), with a long of 47.

As a Freshman (2016): Started at punter in all 13 games, punting 72 times for 2,868 yards (39.8 avg) ... Pinned 20 punts inside the 20 and only recorded one touchback ... Punted seven times (39.6 avg) vs. Boston College (12/26) ... Totaled eight punts for an average of 40.4 yards at #19 Nebraska (11/19) ... Punted eight times for 314 yards vs. #6 Ohio State (11/12) ... Averaged 42.0 yards on a pair of punts at #2 Michigan (11/5) ... Placed 2-of-4 punts vs. Michigan State (10/22) inside the 20 ... Punted seven times (45.3 avg), including a career-long 50 yard punt, vs. Minnesota (10/15) ... Punted seven times (39.9 avg) at Penn State (10/8) ... Punted eight times (40.6 yds/punt), with four dropping in the 20 ... Punted five times at FIU (9/9), with four landing inside the 20 - Named to NCAA.com All-Week 2 Team ... Made collegiate debut against Howard (9/3), punting 3 times for 105 yards.

Personal: Entered 2017 season as oldest player in Big Ten and third-oldest in FBS overall at 29-years-old ... has extensive Australian Rules Football experience.

Career Highs:
Most Punts - 9 (at #10 Ohio State, 10/7/17)
Punting Average - 47.1 yards (UCF, 9/23/17)
Longest Punt - 64 yards (UCF, 9/23/17)
Punts Inside 20 - 4 (2x, last UCF, 9/23/17)

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