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  Coleman Petersen
Coleman Petersen

Player Profile
Hometown:
Sandy, Utah

High School:
Brighton HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
K/P

Birthdate:
03/31/1988

Experience:
2VL

11/24/2012

Utah vs. Colorado Postgame Notes

11/12/2012

Football Hosts Arizona in Final Home Game Saturday

Seniors will be honored in pre-game ceremony.

11/03/2012

Utah vs. Washington State Notes

11/03/2012

White Leads Utes Past Cougars, 49-6

John White rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns

10/22/2012

Quotes from Kyle Whittingham's Weekly Press Conference

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham meets with the press and answers questions during his weekly press conference.

12/31/2011

Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

11/25/2011

Utah vs. Colorado (AP - 11/25/11)

Utah vs. Colorado (AP - 11/25/11) Photo Gallery

UTAH: Initially a walk-on, he was awarded a scholarship after an honorable mention all-Pac-12 season in 2011 ... walked on to the team in 2006 (later leaving for a church mission), but until 2011, he had never appeared in a college game ... Utah's starting placekicker in 2011 and 2012 made 68.4% of his field goal attempts (26-of-38) to rank fifth in school history ... 26 made field goals is tied for the sixth most in school history ... also ranked in the top 10 in made PATs (75/7th) and extra point attempts (77/8th) ... ranks seventh all time at Utah in career kick scoring points (153) ... 7-of-15 from 40 yards and out ... earned two Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week awards.

2012-Handled all of Utah's placekicking ... made 8-of-13 field goal attempts (61.5%) and 38-of-39 PATs (97.4%) ... 3-of-5 from 40 yards and out ... long make of 48 yards vs. BYU ... made both field goal attempts against both Washington State and Colorado ... scored a touchdown on a fake field goal play (3-yard rush) against Arizona.

2011-Honorable mention all-Pac-12 ... finished second in the Pac-12 in field goals made (18), field goals made per game (1.38) and field goal percentage (72%, 18-of-25) ... sixth in the Pac-12 in kick scoring points per game (7.0) ... 18 made field goals is tied for the fourth-most in a season at Utah and 25 field goal attempts ranks second ... 91 kick-scoring points is tied for sixth-most in a season at Utah ... longest string of made field goals without a miss was 10 ... 14-of-16 inside the 40 ... kicked a game-winning 38-yard field goal in overtime against Washington State ... 3-for-3 against WSU, including field goals of 33, 38 and 45 yards ... two-time Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. Pitt and WSU) ... Lou Groza `Star of the Week' and national placekicker of the week by College Football Performance Awards following Pitt game ... 4-for-4 in field goals against Pitt ... season-long 48-yard field goal in a 2-for-2 performance against Oregon State ... made 37-of-38 PATs.

2010-Played on the scout teams.

2009-Did not participate on the football team.

2008-Played on the scout teams.

2006-Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-state and all-conference kicker at Brighton HS (Utah) in 2005 ... made 52-of-54 PATs as a senior and was successful on 11-of-17 field goal attempts ... named to the 5A All-Star team ... also played soccer and basketball ... all-conference in soccer.

PERSONAL: Son of Roger and Tracy Petersen ... two brothers ... both parents graduated from Utah ... enjoys wakeboarding and hunting ...bachelor's degree in international studies ... full name is Coleman Craig Petersen ... born March 31, 1988.

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