Several new players, 14 starters dot the two-deep
Hutson reviews last week's game at East Carolina, looks ahead to weekend ballgame at SMU
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has punted 131 times for 5,333 yards (40.7 avg.) while forcing 33 fair catches and dropping 31 boots inside the opponents' 20-yard line during his career...also ran once for seven yards and has a pair of solo tackles...played in 25 games...ranks seventh in Tulane career history in yards per punt...his 70 punts and 2,802 punting yards in 2010 ranks tied for fifth and seventh in Green Wave single-season history, respectively.
2012: Played in one game as a junior...punted twice for 73 yards with a long of 43 while forcing a fair catch vs Ole Miss (9/22)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2011: Saw action in all 13 games as a sophomore...led the team in punts (59) and punting yards (2458) while booming eight for 50-plus yards, forcing 16 fair catches and dropping 12 inside the opponents' 20-yard line...ranked fifth in Conference USA and 42nd nationally in yards per punt (41.7)...posted season highs with seven punts for 321 yards and a 45.9-yard average vs Tulsa (9/10)...ripped a season-long 57-yarder at Rice (11/19)...punted six times on five occasions: for 262 yards vs Southeastern Louisiana (9.3), for 260 yards at Duke (9/24), for 206 yards vs UTEP (10/15), for 256 yards at East Carolina (10/29) and for 228 yards vs Houston (11/10)...had a pair of 50-yard punts and forced a season-best three fair catches vs Tulsa...pinned three punts inside the 20-yard line against Southeastern Louisiana and at Army (10/1)...off the field, was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.
2010: Played in all 12 games as a true freshman...handled all of the team's punting duties, finishing with 70 boots for 2,802 yards...ranked tied for 10th in Conference USA and 71st in the NCAA in yards per punt (40.0)...tallied nine punts of 50-plus yards, 19 downed inside the 20-yard line and forcing 16 fair catches...named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week after posting career highs with nine punts, 382 yards and a career-long 73-yard boot at Rutgers (10/2)...his 73 yard boot ranks tied for seventh longest in Tulane history...averaged a season-best 49.2 yards on six punts (295 yards) and four 50-plus yarders at Houston (9/25).
High School: Four-year letterman at Holy Savior Menard Central High where he saw time at kicker and punter for head coach Freddie Hallman...named three-star prospect by ESPN.com and two-star by Rivals.com and Scout.com... No. 10 kicker in the country and received a 77 rating by ESPN.com...ranked No. 7 nationally as a punter by Scout.com...named Outstanding Punter at Kohl's Professional Kicking Camp, rated a five-star and the No. 4 kicker in the U.S. by Kohl's Kicking, finished second in the Chris Sailer Kicking Showcase and was a member of the Chris Sailer Top 12 and Event Elite Camp in 2009...helped lead the Eagles to a combined 33-12 record as a prepster, including District 3-2A titles as a freshman and sophomore and three trips to the state playoffs...named first-team all-district as a kicker all four years and claimed first-team all-district honors at punter as a junior and senior...claimed first-team all-state honors as a punter and All-Central Louisiana honors as a kicker in each of his final two prep seasons...tallied 79 career punts for 3,352 yards (42.4 y/p) with 17 boots of 50-or-more yards and 29 downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line...scored 230 career points after connecting on 25-of-34 field goals and 155-of-166 PATs, and 70 percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks...as a senior, named District 3-2A Defensive MVP, All-Central Louisiana Offensive MVP and All-Central Louisiana Punter after scoring 100 points on the strength of a nation-leading 18 field goals - including a career-long 43-yarder - and averaging 43.2 yards per punt...also selected to punt and kick in the Nike Bayou Bowl All-Star Game in Texas on June 12...also lettered three years in soccer...off the field, was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, the yearbook and newspaper staffs and the Parent Teacher Club...received Community Commendation for Outstanding High School Student as a senior and was named to the Homecoming Court as a sophomore.
Personal: Born Jonathan David Ginsburgh on May 4, 1992 in Alexandria, La...son of Bob and Judy Ginsburgh...has one brother, Aaron, and one sister, Rachel...majoring in communications.
Gisburgh's Career Punting Statistics