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Wade

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#88

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

Bio

LEES' HONOR ROLL

  • 2017 Ray Guy Award Watch List

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: Enters 2017 season as oldest player in Big Ten and third-oldest in FBS overall ... has extensive Australian Rules Football experience ... hosted teammate, Jalen Brooks, this summer and showed him around Australia, including attending the Australian Open.

Career Highs:
Most Punts - 8 (3x, last at #19 Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Punting Average - 45.3 yards (vs. Minnesota, 10/15/16)
Longest Punt - 50 yards (vs. Minnesota, 10/15/16)
Punts Inside 20 - 4 (2x, last at UCF, 9/17/16)

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