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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Seahawks Get Plackemeier in 7th

From Seahawks.com:

2005: Won the Ray Guy Award as the nation's best punter... a consensus first team All-American... named first team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, CBSSportsline.com, Draft Insiders, ESPN.com, Football Writers Association of American, Rivals.com, Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News and the Walter Camp Foundation... named first team All-ACC for a third straight year... became only the fifth player in Wake Forest history to be a three-time first team All-ACC selection, joining Bob Bartholomew, Norman Snead, James McDougald and John Henry Mills... selected to participant in the East-West Shrine Game and the NFL Scouting Combine... named as the Southeast's Top Special Teams Player of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta... selected to the Raleigh News & Observer's All-Big Four team... the first-ever recipient Wake Forest's Most Outstanding Special Teams Player Award... leaves as the top punter in Wake Forest and ACC history with a career average of 45.26, as well as the NCAA all-time leading punter among those with at least 200 career kicks... led the ACC in punting for a third straight year... led the nation in punting (47.2 yards per punt) and net punting (41.4)... played and started all 11 games... punted 67 times for an average of 47.2, shattering his own single season punting record... had 13 punts of at least 60 yards, including three punts of at least 70 yards... his punts of 71, 74 and 82 yards were the three longest in the ACC this season... nearly half of his kicks were not returned... dropped 20 of his 67 punts inside the 20 yardline... punted four times against Vanderbilt for an average of 33.8 and a long of 45... punted eight times at Nebraska with a 46.9 average and a long of 61... had five punts against East Carolina with a 41.0 average and a long of 61... punted eight times in the Maryland game with a 47.4 average and a long of 61... had four punts in the Clemson game with a 52.0 average and a long of 74... punted seven times at Florida State with a 50.6 average and a long of 61... punted a season-high 10 times at Boston College with an average of 43.9 and a long of 60... had eight punts against NC State with a 51.2 yard average with a long of 82, the longest punt in the ACC since 1989 and the fourth-longest in ACC history... was named ACC Specialist of the Week for that performance... punted three times at Duke for a 49.7 average and a long of 55... broke the school record for single game punting average at Georgia Tech, punting five times for 56.4 yards, including a long of 64... punted five times against Miami in his last college game with an average of 45.8 and a long of 64.


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