8 Peter Caldwell
Peter  Caldwell


Kaysville, Utah

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6-4 / 228




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• Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook Preseason All-WAC (2010-P)

• Second-Team Phil Steele's College Football Preview Preseason All-WAC (2010-P)

• Ray Guy Award Semi-Finalist (2009)

• Third-Team Phil Steele's College Football Preview All-WAC (2009-P)

• Second-Team Phil Steele's College Football Preview Preseason All-WAC (2009-PK)

• Third-Team Phil Steele's College Football Preview Preseason All-WAC (2009-P)

• Second-Team Phil Steele's College Football Preview All-WAC (2008)

• Honorable Mention Freshman All-America, The Sporting News (2007)

• Academic All-WAC (2007)

Quickly: Solid, steady punter and placekicker... Enters senior season with No. 5 career punting average in USU history with a 42.0 ypp average... Also ranks seventh on USU's career field goals made list with 23 and eighth on the career field goals attempted list with 33, ranking fifth in the career field goal percentage list (.700)

2009 (Jr.): Was a semi-finalist for the Ray Guy Award, honoring the top punter in college football... Led the WAC and ranked 37th in FBS in punting with a 42.2 ypp average... Booted 69 punts for 2,914 yards... Had 17 punts of 50+ yards, highlighted by a season and career long 62-yarder in the Boise State game... Tallied 27 punts inside the 20-yard line and forced the opposition's returner to call for a fair catch on 16 punts.

2008 (So.): Was 10-of-12 (.833) on field goals, leading the WAC in field goal percentage as well as sixth in the league in field goals per game (0.83)... Field goal percentage of 83.3 is No. 3 on USU's single-season list... Also 32-of-33 (.970) on extra points last season, missing final attempt of the year in USU's season-finale win against New Mexico State... That was also the first miss of career, after making previous 57 others... Had 65 punts for a 41.9 ypp average with a long of 60 yards as part of 15 punts over 50 yards... Eleven punts were pinned inside the 20-yard line with two touchbacks.

2007 (Fr.): Named to The Sporting News Freshman All-America list as an honorable mention selection... Made at least one field goal in eight of 10 games attempting a FG, finishing season 13-of-21 (61.9 pct) with season-long 47-yarder at Hawai'i, part of his three FG outing... Was also 25-of-25 in PAT's, one of only three kickers in the WAC with perfect PAT percentage... Ranked seventh in league in FG pct., as well as sixth in field goals... Led USU in scoring with 64 points on 13 field goals and 25 PAT's... Ranked seventh in the WAC in scoring for kickers... Made three field goals in the 40-49 range... Also had four punts for 41.2 average with a season-long 58-yarder vs. Boise State... The 13 field goals are the most for a USU placekicker since Dane Kidman made 14 in 2002 and rank 11th on the Aggies' single-season field goals list... His 21 field goal attempts are tied for seventh on the USU single-season list with Micah Knorr in 1996... Is just the fifth placekicker in USU history to have a perfect PAT percentage, joining Tom Mayes (1975), Steve Steinke (1978), Willie Beecher (1982) and Doug Beach (1990).

High School: Tabbed by Street & Smith College Football Preview as the WAC's preseason top impact freshman... Was a second-team all-state selection as a prep senior... Earned regional special team MVP honors... Averaged 43 yards per punt and made 15-of-16 field goals... Had a long field goal of 57 yards... Eighty-five percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks... Was high school teammates with USU wide receiver Josh Johansen.

Personal: Born Sept. 15, 1988 in Salt Lake City, Utah... Son of Brad and Sue Caldwell... Has two sisters and one brother... Majoring in history... President and Champion of the USU Chess Club...Hobbies include camping... A member of the USU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)... USU's SAAC representative for the NCAA SAAC.

Kicking        FG      Pct.     Long      PAT        Pct.      Pts.    Avg.
2007 (Fr.)    11-21    61.9       47      25-25      1.000      64      5.3
2008 (So.)    10-12    83.3       42      32-33      97.0       62      5.2
Totals        23-33    69.7       47      57-58      98.3       126     5.3 

Punting        No.      Yds.     Avg.       Long      TB        FC      I20
2007 (Fr.)      4        165      41.2        58       0         1        1
2008 (So.)     65      2,723      41.9        60       2         7       11
2009 (Jr.)     69      2,914      42.2        62      11        16       27
Totals        138      5,802      42.0        62      13        24       39 
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