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  Tom Hackett
Tom  Hackett

Player Profile

Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Scotch College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195





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Clay registers two TD returns in Ute debut.


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Talent runs deep on 2013 roster


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Utah vs. Colorado

Utah vs. Colorado football


Utah vs. Fresno State

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Utah vs. Colorado

Utah football


Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. Stanford - USATSI Gallery

Tom Hackett Photo Gallery

UTAH:First Ray Guy Award winner in Utah and Pac-12 history … consensus All-American and two-time first-team All-Pac-12 punter came to Utah as a walk-on before being placed on scholarship … school record-holder for punt yards in a season (3,736 in 2014) and total punts in a season (80 in 2014) … school-record holder with 62 career punts of 50+ yards and has four career punts of 70+ yards … 10,282 career punt yards is a school record and 229 career punts ranks second all-time at Utah … currently ranked second all-time at Utah in career punt average (44.9) … has placed 43.2% of his career punts inside the 20 (99-of 229), including 48 inside the 10-yard line and 18 inside the 5-yard line … just 23 touchbacks in 229 punts … 3-for-3 on fake punt plays for first downs … shared the starting job as a freshman and has started in every game since … holds for field goals and PATs.

2015-- Ray Guy Award finalist … named a Midseason All-American by SI.com, CBSSports.com and USA Today … ranks fourth in the nation and leads the Pac-12 with a 47.4 punt average (48 punts, 2,274 yards) … Utah leads the nation in net punting (43.44) … 17 punts of 50+ yards leads the Pac-12 … has two of the six longest punts in the country (76 yards vs. Oregon and 74 yards vs. Michigan) … 21 punts inside the 20-yard line (43.8% of his punts) with 11 inside the 10-yard line and two 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, averaging 60.3 yards on three punts and placing all three inside the 10-yard line (8, 1 and 4-yard lines) while also rushing 33 yards on a fake punt … placed five of eight punts against Arizona State inside the 20-yard line … also made a touchdown-saving tackle against ASU ... three of five punts inside the 20 against USC … three punts against Oregon State were all beyond 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.

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 ... second-team USA Today All-American ... 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 ... 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 ranked second all-time in a season at Utah ... broke his own school records for punt yards in a season (3,736) and total punts (80) ... led the nation in total punt yards (3,736) and tied for 12th in total punts (80) ... second in the Pac-12 in punts of 50+ yards (25), which ranks 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 Player of the Week vs. Colorado ... set a school record for punt average in a game against Fresno State (55.4, five punts for 277 yards) and four punts of 50+ yards 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 and two punts inside the five (6, 5, 3 and 2-yard lines) ... against UCLA, placed 4-of-8 punts inside the 20 (3 inside the 10) with 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 of the season ... 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, 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 ... has lived in three cities, including Tokyo, Japan ... parks, recreation and tourism major will receive his bachelor's degree in December ... full name is Thomas David Neville Hackett ... born May 10, 1992.


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