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Gabriel Rui

Position Kicker
Height 5'11''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Hinton, Okla.
High School Hinton HS

Career Honors: 2018: Preseason All-Big 12 Second Team (Athlon). 2017: Third Team All-Big 12 (Phil Steele); Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches).

2018 (Sr.): Nicholls: Connected on two field goals in the season opener, including a career-long 54-yarder at Central Michigan: Booted a 36-yard field goal … Rutgers: Went 2-of-4 on field goals, with a long of 49 made against the Scarlet Knights … Scored 11 points on the day for the Jayhawks … at Baylor: Saw action at kicker … converted an extra point …Oklahoma State: Saw action on special teams …at West Virginia: Saw action at kicker … Did not attempt any field goals …at Texas Tech: Saw action on special teams … Hit one field goal from 20 yards … TCU: Saw action on special teams … Made two field goals, one from 27 and another from 34 yards out … Iowa State: Booted one field goal in for 47 yards … at Kansas State: Kicked on field goal for 21 yards and nailed two extra points … at Oklahoma: Made one field goal from 45 yards … Texas: Booted in one field goal from 45 yards. 
2017 (RJr.): Served as the primary place kicker for the 2017 season … Saw action in 10 games … Made 17-of-20 field goals … Was 6-of-7 on field goal attempts past the 40-yard line … Hit a career-long 50-yard field goal at Oklahoma State … Was 23-of-23 on his PAT tries … Ranked first in the Big 12 Conference for field goal percentage at 85.0 percent … SEMO: Connected on his only field goal attempt of 25 yards … Was successful on all five of his PATs … Central Michigan: Was 2-of-3 on field goal tries and 3-of-3 on PATs … at Ohio: Put his only field goal attempt of 34 yards through the uprights and was consistent in his PATs, going 3-of-3 … West Virginia: Was good on his two field goal attempts of the game, connecting from both 28 and 41 yards … Made all four of his PAT tries …  Texas Tech: Successfully made field goal attempts from 21 and 41 yards and was good on his only PAT try … K-State: Connected both field goal attempts from 28 and 42 yards and was perfect on two PAT tries … Baylor: Put 3-of-4 field goal attempts through the goal posts from 38, 40 and 43 yards … at Texas: Made field goal attempts from 32 and 36 yards along with going 3-of-3 on his PAT tries … Oklahoma: Connected on 1-of-2 field goal tries … at Oklahoma State: Netted a career-long field goal of 50 yards, which ranked second in the Big 12 Conference for the longest successful field goal attempt.
2016 (Jr.): Did not see any game action.
2014-15 (Fr.-So. at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M): Spent two seasons at NEO playing for head coach Ryan Held … Picked up first team all-conference honors as a sophomore … Made 19-of-21 field goals, with a long boot of 51 yards … Hit a game-winning 47-yard field goal against Cisco CC in 2015 … Named second team all-conference as a freshman … Hit 11-of-14 field goals in 2014.
High School: Played under head coach Chad Broughton at Hinton HS … Earned three letters in football … Also lettered in basketball and baseball … Named district special teams player of the year in 2012 and 2013 … Kicked a long field goal of 54 yards at Hinton HS.
Personal: Son of Carolina Rui and Exiquio Gonzalez … Has one sister, Victoria … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.