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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:
3VL

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

11/19/2012

Football Closes Season at Colorado on Friday

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: 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) … 45 career punts of 50+ yards ranks fourth all-time at Utah … 8,008 career punt yards ranks fifth in school history and 181 career punts is the fifth-most … enters his senior season ranked second all-time at Utah in punt average (44.24) … in his career, he has placed 43.1% of his punts inside the 20 (78-of 181), including 37 inside the 10-yard line and 16 inside the 5-yard line … just 17 touchbacks in 181 punts … shared the starting job as a freshman and has started in every game the past two seasons … is also the holder for field goals and PATs.

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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