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fodge_matt_1-12008 — Matt Fodge (Oklahoma State)

Birthday: Sept. 16, 1986 (Garland, Texas)

High School: Garland High School (Garland, Texas). Fodge made 79 percent of his high school field goal attempts.

Height/Weight: 6-foot, 193 pounds

Dorm Days: Fodge punted 31 times for an average of 44.1 yards a kick in 2008. He had six punts that traveled more than 50 yards, including his season-long 71-yarder. His best statistical season was 2006, when he had three punts of 70 yards or more and averaged 44.9 yards per punt on 59 attempts.

Go Figure: 54.8. Fodge put 17 of his 31 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, good for nearly 55 percent.

NFL Career: Undrafted (signed by Dallas in 2009). He has no NFL appearances.

Extra Points: Fodge became the fourth Big 12 player to win the Ray Guy Award.

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