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Seibert

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Kicker/Punter
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 214
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belleville, Ill.
High School: Belleville West HS

Bio

Season GP-GS FGM-FGA Pct. Blk. Long PAT Pct.
2015 13-0 18-23 78.3 0 46 70-72 97.2
2016 13-0 11-16 68.8 0 39 72-74 97.3
2017 14-0 17-21 81.0 1 51 81-81 100.0
Career 40-0 46-60 76.7 1 51 223-227 98.2

Season Punts Yards Avg. Long TB FC I20 50+
2015 57 2,395 42.0 58 2 30 23 11
2016 48 1,975 41.1 53 1 29 22 6
2017 43 1,820 42.3 57 3 15 11 11
Career 148 6,190 41.8 58 6 74 56 28


CAREER NOTES
Ranks first in OU history in career PATs made (223), third in career scoring (361) and PAT percentage (.982), fourth in career field goal percentage (.767) and fifth in career field goals made (46) and career punting average (41.8).

2017
A second-team All-Big 12 selection as a kicker and an honorable mention All-Big 12 choice as a punter by league's coaches ... an honorable mention selection for Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year ... an Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree ... played in all 14 games ... made 17 of his 21 field goal tries for a career-high 81.0-percent success rate ... made 12 consecutive field goal tries from Oct. 14 to Dec. 2 ... his 81 extra points ranked second in OU single-season history while his 132 points tied for third and his punting average of 42.3 ranked 10th ... went 2-for-3 on field goals and 6-for-6 on extra-point attempts for 12 points against Georgia in CFP Semifinal at Rose Bowl (1/1) ... went 2-for-3 on field goals and averaged 43.5 yards on two punts against TCU in Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week after connecting on a career-long 51-yard field goal and recording touchbacks on 8 of 9 kickoffs against West Virginia (11/25) ... averaged 41.1 yards on seven punts and made both field goal tries at Kansas (11/18) ... booted a 49-yard field goal and punted five times for 199 yards (two downed inside 20-yard line) against TCU (11/11) ... tied career high with 14 points (two field goals, eight extra points) and punted twice for 95 yards at Oklahoma State (11/4) to earn Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... made both field goal tries (19 and 36 yards) and punted once for 48 yards at Kansas State (10/21) ... tied career high with three made field goals and punted five times for a season best average of 47.0 yards/punt against Texas (10/14) ... punted five times for an average of 46.6 yards and made all seven extra point tries at Baylor (9/23) ... averaged 42.0 yards on two punts against Tulane (9/16) ... made 1-of-2 field at Ohio State (9/9).

2016
Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... handled team’s punt, place-kicking and kickoff duties ... his 72 PATs (on 74 attempts) ranked as third most in OU single-season history ... was 11-for-16 (.688) on field goal tries ... was 11-for-12 on field goal attempts inside 40 yards ... averaged 41.1 yards on 48 punts with a long of 53 yards, six of at least 50 yards, 22 inside the 20-yard-line and only one touchback ... named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week after averaging 44.0 yards on five punts (two downed inside the 20), going 7-for-7 on PATs and making a 35-yard field goal at TCU (10/1) ... registered five tackles (four unassisted) ... named 2016 Preseason All-Big 12 at punter ... on preseason watch lists for Lou Groza and Ray Guy Awards.

2015
Semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award ... earned honorable mention All-American honors at punter from Sports Illustrated ... named All-Big 12 Second Team at punter by league’s coaches, AP and Phil Steele ... selected Second Team All-Big 12 at kicker by AP ... played in all 13 games ... made a 22-yard field goal and punted six times for an average of 38.8 yards in Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) ... went 1 for 2 on field goals and averaged 45.3 yards on three punts at Oklahoma State (11/28) ... tied career high with three field goals made (3 for 4) and averaged 37.7 yards on nine punts with four inside the 20 against TCU (11/21) ... made a 33-yard field goal and punted five times for an average of 41.8 yards at Baylor (11/14) ... made 1 of 2 field goals and punted three times for an average of 39.3 yards against Iowa State (11/7) ... went 1 for 2 on field goals with a career long 46-yarder at Kansas (10/31) ... missed a 32-yard field goal but booted a 57-yard punt against Texas Tech (10/24) ... converted both field goal attempts (20, 19) and averaged 38.0 yards on two punts at Kansas State (10/17) ... made his eighth straight field goal to start his career (an OU freshman record) and averaged 39.6 yards on seven punts against Texas (10/10) ... connected on all three field goals and punted five times for an average of 43.4 yards (including a career-long 58-yarder) against West Virginia (10/3) to earn Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... made a 20-yard field goal and averaged 44.0 yards on two punts against Tulsa (9/19) ... converted on a 35-yard field goal attempt and averaged 43.4 yards on eight punts at Tennessee (9/12) ... made Sooners debut with two field goals (35, 41 yards) and six punts, averaging 49.7 yards against Akron (9/5).

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-star recruit according to ESPN, Scout and Rivals and a two-star recruit by 247Sports ... listed as No. 1 punter in country by Kohl’s ... ranked as No. 1 kicker in country by ESPN, No. 2 by Kohl’s and Rivals and No. 5 by 247Sports ... chosen as 15th-best prospect in Illinois by ESPN, 29th by Rivals and 50th by 247Sports ... rated as No. 51 overall prospect in Midwest by ESPN ... selected to compete in Under Armour All-American Game ... also named Kohl’s Kicking First-Team All-American ... chose OU over schools that included Colorado, Kentucky and Miami (Fla.) among others.

PERSONAL
Major is communication ... last name pronounced SIGH-bert.

 

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