Talent runs deep on 2013 roster
Seniors will be honored in pre-game ceremony.
Utes and Huskies have late game Saturday.
UTAH: All-America and Ray Guy candidate went from walk-on, to scholarship, to first-team All-Pac-12 ... school record-holder for punt yards in a season (3,300 in 2013) ... in his career, he has placed 42% of his punts inside the 20 (42-of 101), including 18 inside the 10-yard line and 10 inside the 5-yard line ... just seven touchbacks in his first two seasons ... shared the starting job as a freshman and started every game last season ... is also Utah's holder for place kicks.
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) ... set the school record for punt yards in a season (3,300) ... 76 punts was the second-most in a season by a Utah punter ... 19 punts of 50 yards or longer tied for third at Utah ... 11 punts and 486 yards against BYU are tied for second-most in a game at Utah, as was 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 nine games after making his first appearance in the third game 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 ... family does not understand American football ... will declare a major by fall ... full name is Thomas David Neville Hackett ... born May 10, 1992.