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Johnny Townsend

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Height
6' 1"
CLASS
SO
Hometown
Orlando
Weight
196 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Boone

2013: Selected to the SEC All-Freshmen team by the league’s coaches…Played in the final six games of the season… He averaged 42.0 yards per punt on the season, with 8 fair caught, 6 inside of the 20, 5 touchbacks and totaled 5 over 50 yards…Took over the punting duties beginning with the game at Missouri, where he averaged 45.6 yards over 8 punts in his collegiate debut. He had a Gator season-best boot of 61 yards and a pair of touchbacks…His 45.6 average at Missouri is seventh-best in school history for a single game (min. 7 punts)…Townsend had a pair of punts over 50 yards, a 59-yarder in the first quarter and a 61-yarder in the third quarter, to match UF’s output of 50+ punts in the first 6 games…Townsend averaged 44.2 yards on 6 punts against Florida State, the Gators’ 2nd-highest average of the season. He had a long of 54 yards and put two kicks inside of the 20.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

Named a U.S. Army All-American…Won the 2013 Felix “Doc” Blanchard Award, given annually to the top player at the U.S. Army All-America game who best exemplifies the U.S. Army’s high standard of excellence in community service, education and athletic distinction…Named to the 2012 Florida Class 8A All-State team and played in the Central Florida All-Star Game…Averaged 44.6 yards per punt as a senior…Named 2012 First Team Punter Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 11(Orange and Osceola County Schools), All-District and to the Orlando Sentinel Super 60…Won the 2012 Nick Saban Punting Competition and 2012 Chas Henry All-American Kicking Camp Punting Competition…Also played free safety and quarterback in high school…Plays on the baseball team at Boone and was an All-Metro performer…Is an Eagle Scout…Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society…Named Boone’s Homecoming King in 2012…Both parents, Clay and Susan Townsend, both attended Florida…Brother, Clay, Jr., also attends UF.

 

TOWNSEND’S CAREER HIGHS

Punts: 8 (Missouri, 2013)

Punting Yards: 365 (Missouri, 2013)

Punting Avg: 45.6 (Missouri, 2013)

Punting Long: 61 (Missouri, 2013)

 

2013 (6 GP/0 GS*)

Punting

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TB

I20

Lg

Bl

Toledo - 8/31

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #24 Miami - 9/7

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Tenn - 9/21

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at Kty - 9/28

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Ark - 10/5

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #10 LSU - 10/12

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #14 Mizzou - 10/19

8

365

45.6

2

0

61

0

vs. UGA - 11/2

4

158

39.5

0

3

43

0

Vandy - 11/9

2

80

40.0

1

0

42

0

at #11 SC - 11/16

4

145

36.3

1

1

51

0

GS - 11/23

5

204

40.8

0

0

52

0

#2 FSU - 11/30

6

265

44.2

1

2

54

0

2013 Totals

29

1217

42.0

5

6

61

0

Punting

Career Totals

No

Yds

Avg

TB

I20

Lg

Bl

6 GP/0 GS

29

1217

42.0

5

6

61

0

 

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