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  Tom Hackett
Tom  Hackett

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Scotch College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
P

Birthdate:
05/10/1992

Experience:
4VL

09/26/2015

No. 18 Utah Football Upsets No. 13 Oregon, 62-20

Travis Wilson has 327 yards of total offense for the Utes.

11/29/2014

Utah Takes Down Colorado, 38-34

Travis Wilson threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns to lead Utah

08/28/2014

Utah Football Picks Up Season-Opening Win Over Idaho State, 56-14

Clay registers two TD returns in Ute debut.

06/10/2013

Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 2 - Defense and Special Teams

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster

11/24/2012

Utah vs. Colorado Postgame Notes

11/29/2014

Utah vs. Colorado

Utah vs. Colorado football

09/06/2014

Utah vs. Fresno State

Utah football

11/30/2013

Utah vs. Colorado

Utah football

10/12/2013

Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

Tom Hackett Photo Gallery

UTAH:Two-time Ray Gay Award winner as the nation’s top punter … first Ray Guy Award winner in Utah and Pac-12 history … only two-time consensus All-American in school history (2014-15) … 2015 unanimous consensus All-American (the second in Utah history) … three-time first-team All-Pac-12 punter … named to the Pac-12 All-Century Football Team … most career punt yards in school history (10,933) … tied the school record for career punts (242) … second all-time at Utah in career punt average (45.2) …68 career punts of 50+ yards set the school record and included four punts of 70+ yards … placed 43.8% of his career punts inside the 20 (106-of 242), including 51 inside the 10-yard line and 21 inside the 5-yard line … just 26 touchbacks in 242 punts … Utah single-season record-holder for total punts (80 in 2014) and punt yards (3,736 in 2014) … 4-for-4 on fake punt plays for first downs … shared the starting job as a freshman and started every game his last three seasons … was the holder field goals and PATs… came to Utah as a walk-on before being placed on scholarship.

2015-- Ray Guy Award winner as the nation’s top punter … became Utah’s second unanimous consensus All-American, earning first-team All-America honors from Walter Camp, the Associated Press, AFCA, FWAA and Sporting News … also a first-team All-American by USA Today, ESPN.com, Sports Illustrated, Phil Steele, Athlon and Scout.com … first-team All-Pac-12 … second in the nation and first in the Pac-12 with a 48.0 punt average (61 punts, 2,925 yards) … 48.0 average ranks second in school history … Utah led the nation in net punting (43.70) … 23 punts of 50+ yards led the Pac-12 … had two of the six longest punts in the country (76 yards vs. Oregon and 74 yards vs. Michigan) … placed 45.9% of his punts inside the 20-yard line (28) with 14 inside the 10-yard line and five inside the 5-yard line … named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week and Ray Guy Award Player of the Week against Oregon, when he averaged 60.3 yards on three punts and placed all three inside the 10-yard line (8, 1 and 4-yard lines) … also rushed 33 yards for a first down after a fake punt vs. Oregon … placed five of eight punts against Arizona State inside the 20-yard line … also made a touchdown-saving tackle against ASU ... put three of five punts inside the 20 against USC … three punts against Oregon State were all longer than 50 yards … averaged 49.4 yards on five punts (247 yards) against UCLA with three inside the 20-yard line and two of 50+ yards … dropped three of his seven punts inside the 20-yard line with three punts of 50+ yards against Colorado (354 yards, 50.6 average) … placed four of six punts inside the 20-yard line in the Las Vegas Bowl vs. BYU, including with punts inside the 5-yard line … also rushed 21 yards for a first down after a fake punt.

2014--Ray Guy Award winner as the nation’s top punter … Utah’s fifth all-time consensus All-American earned first-team honors from Walter Camp, the Associated Press, AFCA and FWAA, while being named to the Sporting News second team … also earned first-team All-America honors from Phil Steele, CBSSports.com, FoxSports.com, Scout.com and SB Nation … first-team All-Pac-12 … led the nation in punts inside the 10 (19) and punts inside the 20 (36) … dropped 45% of his punts inside the 20-yard line (36-of-80), which led the Pac-12 and included six punts inside the 5-yard line … third in the nation and first in the Pac-12 in punt average (46.7) … 46.7 punt average was second all-time in a season at Utah (broken the next year) … led the nation in punt yards with a school-record 3,736 yards … also set the school single-season record for total punts (80) … second in the Pac-12 in punts of 50+ yards (25), which ranked second all-time in a season at Utah … named the Ray Guy Award Player of the Week three times: vs. Fresno State, UCLA and Stanford … also named the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) National Punter of the Week vs. UCLA … named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Colorado … set a school record for punt average in a game (minimum five punts) against Fresno State (55.4, five punts for 277 yards) … four punts of 50+ yards against Fresno State was tied for second-most in a game at Utah … landed 6-of-9 punts inside the 20-yard line against Stanford, including four punts inside the 10-yard line (6, 5, 3 and 2-yard lines) … against UCLA, placed 4-of-8 punts inside the 20 (3 inside the 10) and his four punts of 50+ yards tied for second-most in a game at Utah … 5-of-9 punts inside the 20 (1 inside the 10) against Arizona … long punt of 70 yards vs. Colorado … 2-for-2 in fake punt attempts for first downs (Idaho State, Colorado) … 10 touchbacks.

2013–First-team All-Pac-12 … led the Pac-12 in punt yards (3,300), average (43.4), punts inside the 20 (27, tie), 50+ yard punts (19) and long punt (70, tie) … 3,300 punt yards set a school single-season record that he would break in 2014 ... 76 punts was the second-most in a season by a Utah punter … 19 punts of 50 yards or longer tied for fourth at Utah … 11 punts and 486 yards against BYU are tied for second-most in a game at Utah, as were four punts of 50+ yards vs. ASU … placed 27-of-76 punts inside the 20 (11 inside the 10- and six inside the 5-yard line) … six touchbacks.

2012--Played in the last nine games … 25 punts for 972 yards (38.9 average) … downed 15 of his 25 punts inside the 20-yard line, including seven inside the 10-yard line and four inside the 5-yard line … in his first American football game, he was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Sept. 17 after all three of his punts against BYU were downed inside the 10-yard line … long punt of 58 yards against Arizona State … 3-of-3 punts downed inside the 20-yard line against Cal and Washington … 4-of-5 punts inside the 20 against Colorado.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played Australian rules football at Scotch College … spent two years on the 1st XVIII … leading goal scorer … leadership group.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Louise Hackett … three brothers and a sister … lived in three cities growing up, including Tokyo, Japan … parks, recreation and tourism major … full name is Thomas David Neville Hackett … born May 10, 1992.




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