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Austin Seibert
Player Profile:
Austin Seibert 2068316
Position: Kicker/Punter
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Belleville, Ill.
High School: Belleville West HS
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 13-0 15-18 83.3 0 51 75-75 100.0
Career 39-0 44-57 77.2 0 51 217-221 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 36 1,532 42.6 57 3 14 10 10
Career 141 5,902 41.9 58 6 73 54 27


CAREER NOTES
Ranks second in OU history in career PAT made (217), third in PAT percentage (.982) and career scoring (349), fourth in career field goal percentage (.772), and fifth in career punting average (41.9) and seventh in career field goals made (44).

2017
Named All-Big 12 Second Team as a kicker, All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as a punter and Honorable Mention for Special Teams Player of the Year by the league's coaches ... has played in all 13 games ... 75 extra points this year ranks second in OU history, field goal percentage of .833 ranks eighth, punting average of 42.56 ranks ninth and 120 points ties for 10th ... went 2-for-3 on field goals and averaged 43.5 yards on two punts against TCU in the 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, recording touchbacks on 8-of-9 kickoffs and punting once for 31 yards 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, including two inside the 20-yard line, against TCU (11/11) ... punt average of 43.3 yards per kick ranks sixth best in OU single-season history ... 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 ... averagd 42.3 yards on three punts against Texas Tech (10/28) ... made both field goal tries (19, 36 yards) and punted once for 48 yards at Kansas State (10/21) ... tied career high with three made field goals, including season-long 36-yarder, and punted five times for a season best average of 47.0 yards/punt against Texas (10/14) ... made a 25-yard field goal and punted once for 39 yards against Iowa State (10/7) ... 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 and made all eight PATs against Tulane (9/16) ... made 1-of-2 field goals and 4-of-4 extra points with one punt of 34 yards at Ohio State (9/9) ... converted all eight PATs and punted once for 32 yards against UTEP (9/2) ... Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree.

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 season 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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