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39 Chris Hetland
  • Kicker
  • 6-0, 182
  • Senior (RS), 2L
  • Leesburg, Ga. (Lee County HS)

A redshirt senior walk-on who joined the team prior to the 2002 season…

HONORS: Named to the 2005 AP and Coaches' Second Team All-SEC Team…

CAREER: Has seen action in 15 games…

2005: Was the team's primary option at placekicker for field goals and extra points…Made the first 10 attempts of his career… One of four place-kickers nationally to be honored with conference special teams player of the week multiple times this year…Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week following his performances in the Wyoming and Tennessee contests… Kicked a career-best 47-yarder in the third quarter of the win over Wyoming…Went 3-of-3 on FG attempts against the Vols, proving to be the winning margin in the 16-7 victory…Totaled 77 points on the season (38-of-40 extra points, 13-of-16 field goals)…

2004: Handled some kickoff duties in the season opener against Eastern Michigan…Kicked twice, putting one in the end zone for a touchback…

2003: Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll…Saw action in one game for three plays…Had his first three career kickoffs versus Iowa…Dressed for 10 games (all but Kentucky, Arkansas, and Georgia)…2002: Worked with the special teams unit and was redshirted…

PREP: A four-year starter who was selected as the All-Region Kicker for three years…All-State Honorable Mention…All-Area Kicker and All-Southeast Kicker…Kicked a 54-yard field goal…In 1999, the Lee County Trojans made it to the second round of the state play-offs…High school coach was Tim Goodin…Also played soccer, golf and basketball in high school…Member of the 1999 and 2000 Regional Championship Team (Soccer)…Golf team was the Regional Champs in 1999…Also considered Georgia…

MAJOR: Social & Behavioral Sciences


CAREER KICKING STATISTICS
Year XPM XPA Pct. FGM Pct. Lng Pts.
2005 38 40 .950 13-16 .812 47 77
Tot.: 38 40 .950 13-16 .812 47 77
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