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Kyle Tucker

Position Punter
Height 6'2''
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Katy, Texas
High School Cinco Ranch HS

#15 Kyle Tucker Video Headshot Ray Guy Award Watch List (2006) Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List (2006) Preseason All-Big 12 Second Team (TSN) Ray Guy Award Semifinalist (2005) All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches) (2005) Freshman All-Big 12 (TSN) 2006 (Jr.): Named to the watch list for the Ray Guy Award… Appeared in all 12 games… Averaged 39.2 yards per punt… Twenty-three of his 60 punts during the season pinned the opposition inside the 20-yard line… Forced 12 fair catches… Had a season-long 60-yarder against Nebraska… Landed four kicks inside the 20-yard line against Louisiana Monroe and Texas A&M… Had two punts of 50 yards or more against Nebraska and Baylor. 2005 (So.): An All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection by the league[apos]s head coaches and a Ray Guy semifinalist… Played in all 12 games… Averaged 42.9 yards per punt… Landed 19 punts inside the 20 yard line and forced 15 fair catches. 2004 (Fr.): Saw action in eight contests… Finished eighth in the Big 12 with an average of 40.1 yards per punt attempt… Landed 15 punts inside the 20-yard line and forced 11 fair catches… Had eight kicks longer than 50 yards during the season, including four against No. 2 Oklahoma. High School: Named all-district as both a punter and place kicker… Holds school records at two different high schools… Lettered in football, basketball, track and soccer… Coached in football at CRHS by Don Clayton. Personal: Born in Tulsa, Okla… Majoring in economics… Hobbies include basketball and golf… Son of David and Barbara Tucker… Father played basketball at Oral Roberts from 1973-77… Has two sisters and one brother… Sister was a cheerleader at Oklahoma. Favorites: Best part of football – Players; Athlete – Vince Carter; Non-Sports Hero – Dad; TV Show – 24; Food – Steak and lobster; Best thing about KU – The hippies