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TEAM RECORDS

Most Punts

  Game      21   vs. Georgia Tech............................10/21/33
  Season   100   (11 games)......................................1931
Fewest Punts
  Game       0   vs. Louisiana Tech..........................11/26/98
Highest Yard-Per-Punt Average
  Game*   54.6   vs. East Carolina (5 for 273 yards).........11/22/03
  Season  46.2   43-for 1940 yards...............................1997
                 *minimum five punts

Team Season Leaders

Punts

 1.  100 in 1931.............(11 games)
 2.  78 in 1971..............(11 games)
 3.  77 in 1993..............(12 games)
 4.  76 in 1961..............(10 games)
 5.  75 in 2007..............(12 games)
 6.  74 in 1975..............(11 games)
 7.  73 in 1963..............(10 games)
 8.  72 in 2002..............(13 games)
     72 in 1985..............(11 games)
     72 in 1995..............(11 games)
Punting Average
 1.  46.19 in 1997...........(11 games)
 2.  44.22 in 2000...........(11 games)
 3.  43.32 in 1969...........(10 games)
 4.  43.25 in 2008...........(12 games)
 5.  43.19 in 2001...........(12 games)
 6.  43.11 in 2003...........(12 games)
 7.  42.79 in 1972...........(11 games)
 8.  42.10 in 1999...........(11 games)
 9.  41.97 in 2002...........(13 games)
10.  41.31 in 2006...........(12 games)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

Most Punts

  Game      20   Bucky Bryan vs. Ga. Tech (654 yards)........10/21/33
  Season    75   Chip Clark (3,003 yards)........................1993
  Career   249   Chip Clark (9,917 yards).....................1990-93
Most Punt Yards
  Game     654   Bucky Bryan vs. Ga. Tech (10 punts).........10/21/33
  Season  3090   Seth Marler (72 punts)..........................2002
  Career  9917   Chip Clark (249 punts).......................1990-93
Highest Yard-Per-Punt Average
  Game    54.6   Chris Beckman vs. East Carolina (5-273).....11/22/03
  Season  46.2   Brad Hill (42-1940).............................1997
  Career  43.8   Casey Roussel (178-7802)...................1997-2001
Longest Punt
  Game      87   O.J. Key vs. Florida.........................10/5/46

CAREER LEADERS

Punts

     Player             Seasons   Yards   Avg    No
 1.  Chip Clark         1990-93   9917    39.8   249
 2.  Chris Beckman      2003-06   9421    42.4   222
 3.  David East         1963-65   7663    38.1   201
 4.  Ken Sanders        1968-70   8160    41.0   199
 5.  Howard McNeill     1973-75   7243    38.5   188
 6.  Frank Wills        1977-79   7152    38.9   184
 7.  Casey Roussel      1997-01   7802    43.8   178
 8.  Vince Manalla      1980-82   6692    39.4   170
 9.  Brad Hill          1994-98   6642    41.5   160
10.  Max McGee          1951-53   5190    36.6   142
Punting Yards
     Player             Seasons   No    Avg     Yards
 1.  Chip Clark         1990-93   249   39.8    9917
 2.  Chris Beckman      2003-06   222   42.4    9421
 3.  Ken Sanders        1968-70   199   41.0    8160
 4.  Casey Roussel      1997-01   178   43.8    7802
 5.  David East         1963-65   201   38.1    7663
 6.  Howard McNeill     1973-75   188   38.5    7243
 7.  Frank Wills        1977-79   184   38.9    7152
 8.  Vince Manalla      1980-82   170   39.4    6692
 9.  Brad Hill          1994-98   160   41.5    6642
10.  Ross Thevenot      2006-09   139   42.0    5838
Punting Average (minimum 100 punts)
     Player             Seasons   No    Yards   Avg
 1.  Casey Roussel      1997-01   178   7802    43.19
 2.  Chris Beckman      2003-06   222   9421    42.44
 3.  Ross Thevenot      2006-09   139   5838    42.00
 4.  Brad Hill          1994-98   160   6642    41.51
 5.  Ken Sanders        1968-70   199   8160    41.01
 6.  Stan Nyhan         1937-39   121   4905    40.54
 7.  Chip Clark         1990-93   249   9917    39.83
 8.  Vince Manalla      1980-82   170   6692    39.36
 9.  Frank Wills        1977-79   184   7152    38.87
10.  Howard McNeill     1973-75   188   7243    38.53

SINGLE-SEASON LEADERS

Punts

     Player             Year    Yards   Avg     No
 1.  Chip Clark         1993    3003    40.0    75
 2.  Seth Marler        2002    3090    42.9    72
     Wayne Clements     1985    2646    36.8    72
 4.  David East         1963    2548    35.9    71
 5.  Howard McNeill     1975    2851    40.7    70
     Randy Lee          1972    2995    42.8    70
     Ken Sanders        1970    2659    38.0    70
 8.  David East         1965    2719    39.4    69
 9.  Max McGee          1951    2394    35.2    68
10.  Brad Hill          1996    2699    40.3    67
Punting Yards
     Player             Year    No    Avg      Yards
 1.  Seth Marler        2002    72    42.9     3090
 2.  Chip Clark         1993    75    40.0     3003
 3.  Randy Lee          1972    70    42.8     2995
 4.  Ken Sanders        1969    66    43.3     2859
 5.  Howard McNeill     1975    70    40.7     2851
 6.  Chris Beckman      2003    65    43.5     2829
 7.  Casey Roussel      2001    64    43.2     2764
 8.  David East         1965    69    39.4     2719
 9.  Brad Hill          1996    67    40.3     2699
10.  Ken Sanders        1970    70    38.0     2659
Punting Average (minimum 35 punts)
     Player             Year    No    Yards    Avg
 1.  Brad Hill          1997    42    1940     46.19
 2.  Ross Thevenot      2008    45    2061     45.80
 3.  Stan Nyhan         1939    38    1692     44.53
 4.  Casey Roussel      1999    55    2429     44.22
 5.  Casey Roussel      2000    59    2609     44.20
 6.  Chris Beckman      2003    65    2829     43.52
 7.  Ken Sanders        1969    66    2859     43.32
 8.  Casey Roussel      2001    64    2764     43.18
 9.  Seth Marler        2002    72    3090     42.92
10.  Randy Lee          1972    70    2995     42.79

SINGLE-GAME LEADERS

Longest Punts

     Yds  Player/Opponent                      Date
 1.  87   O.J. Key vs. Florida.................10/5/46
 2.  83   Casey Roussel vs. East Carolina......10/23/99
 3.  77   Ross Thevenot vs. UCF................11/21/09
     77   Eddie Dunn vs. Vanderbilt............11/15/58
     77   Lou Thomas vs. Georgia...............10/17/42
 6.  75   Frank Wills vs. Southern Miss........10/13/79
 7.  73   Chris Beckman vs. East Carolina......11/22/03
     73   Max McGee vs. Baylor.................10/6/51
 9.  72   Ronny Quillian vs. Alabama...........11/5/55
     72   Casey Roussel vs. Southern Miss......10/14/2000