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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

UC Davis Aggies Kicker, Punter & Snapper News


March 30, 2015 - kicker Brady Stuart & punter Colby Wadman
"Brady Stuart (5-11, 163, Sr.) who was 5 for 11 during his junior campaign but only needs 11 to break the school record of 47 held by Eddie Loretto (1985-88). Stuart will enter the season third with 57 FGA and seventh with 92 PATs. He ended the season by making his final three kicks. Stuart had a school-record 17 field goals in 2013.... Colby Wadman (6-1, 185, Jr.), who's made a name for himself in just two seasons. He's twice been named All-Big Sky honorable mention and last season averaged 42.26 yards -- fourth-best in school history -- while adding a long of 65 yards and putting 13 of his 54 kicks (24%) inside the 20. Wadman's also not allowed a blocked punt in 121 total career attempts." - Aggies

August 14, 2014 - kicker Brady Stuart
"As UC Davis prepares to enter its second season in the Big Sky Conference, Aggie field-goal specialist Brady Stuart is confident, personable and reliable. Stuart, a junior by way of West Ranch High in Newhall, is coming off of a record-setting season during which his field goals became more and more important as the season progressed. UCD finished 5-7 while the former prep soccer player hit 17 field goals (a new school benchmark) and at one point converted 10 straight. In two years, he’s 32-of-46.... has been named to both the Fred Mitchell and College Football Performance Award watch lists — which point to the top kickers among Football Championship Subdivision squads." - Davis Enterprise

July 17, 2014 - punter 
"Coming off of a true freshman season that earned him a 2013 Big Sky Conference honorable mention, UC Davis’ Colby Wadman was named Wednesday to the College Football Performance Award’s Punter Watch List.... Last year for the Aggies, Wadman averaged 38.4 yards per punt, had 22 kicks land inside the opponent’s 20-yard line and 19 boots that resulted in fair catches. His punting helped UCD lead the Big Sky and rank second nationally in punt return defense at 1.68 yards per return. Wadman had a long punt of 55 yards in Week 2 last season at Nevada." - Davis Enterprise

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