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  Tom Hackett
Tom Hackett

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Scotch College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 187

Position:
P

Birthdate:
05/10/1992

Experience:
2VL

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: Ray Guy finalist and 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 (3,619 in 2014) ... in his career, he has placed 43.3% of his punts inside the 20 (77-of 178), including 37 inside the 10-yard line and 16 inside the 5-yard line ... 45 career punts of 50+ yards ranks fourth all-time at Utah ... 177 career punts is the fifth-most all-time at Utah while 7,891 career punt yards ranks fifth all-time ... just 17 touchbacks in 178 punts ... shared the starting job as a freshman and has started in every game the past two seasons ... is also Utah's holder for place kicks.

2014-Ray Guy finalist ... CBSSports.com and Phil Steele Midseason All-American ... leads the nation in punts inside the 10 (19) and punts inside the 20 (35) ... has dropped 45.5% of his punts inside the 20-yard line (35-of-77), which leads the Pac-12 ... has six punts inside the 5-yard line ... ranks third in the nation and first in the Pac-12 in punt average (47.0) ... broke school record for punt yards in a season (3,619)... second in the nation in total punt yards (3,619) and tied for ninth in total punts (77) ... 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) ... 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 set a school record for punt yards in a season, which he broke 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 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 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 ... family does not understand American football ... majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism ... full name is Thomas David Neville Hackett ... born May 10, 1992.


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