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Mac

Loudermilk

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#48

Punter
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 234
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.
High School: Valdosta
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

CAREER
• Ranks seventh in program history with 107 punts
• Climbed up to sixth all-time with 4,528 yards punting
• Sits third in career average at 43.4

R-SENIOR (2018)
• Played in and started all 13 games as punter and holder
• Won the 2018 Peter Mortell Holder of the Year Award for flawless execution on the field goal unit
• Punted 47 times for 2,042 yards at a 43.4 average, the latter is tied for eighth in the single-season top-10
• Dropped 16 punts inside the 20-yard line, only giving up three touchbacks
• Connected on 13 punts of 50 yards or longer
• Forced 13 fair catches and allowed just 11 returns all season
• Averaged three yards of return per punt
• SCSU (10/8): Dropped two of three of punts inside the 20
• FAU (9/21): Boomed a trio of punts for a 49-yard average with two longer than 50 yards
• Pitt (9/29): Launched two punts with a 49-yard average
• Memphis (10/13): Won the field position game with seven punts at a 42.1-yard average, with three fair catches, a 54-yard boot and a pair inside the 20
• ECU (10/20): Induced a quartet of fair catches with three punts downed inside the 20
• USF (11/23): Hammered six punts for 282 yards and a 47-yard average with four inside the 20, two fair catches and the 50-yard punts, including a season-long 66-yard boot                  • LSU (1/1): Connected 6 punts for 297 total yards, had a 49.5-yard average, and a 58-yard boot

JUNIOR (2017)
• Played in all 13 games as punter and holder
• Dropped 19 of 41 punts inside the 20-yard line
• Forced 23 fair catches with a 39.5-yard average, not hitting a touchback once
• Hammered six punts over 50 yards
• Opponents averaged just 10.2 yards per return
• Named Second Team All-Conference by The American
• Mortell Holder of the Year finalist
• FIU (8/31): Dropped all three punts inside the 20-yard line with a 40-yard average
• Maryland (9/23): Punted a career-high seven times with three fair catches and two inside the 20
• Memphis (9/30): Floated a pair of boots inside the 20-yard line
• ECU (10/14): Hammered two of three punts over 50 yards for a 46.3-yard average
• Navy (10/21): Put all three punts inside the 20
• UConn (11/11): Hit the eighth longest punt in program history with a nicely-placed 69-yard boot, leading to a 51.2-yard average...named the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week
• Temple (11/18): Placed four of five punts inside the 20-yard line, including a 62-yard effort

SOPHOMORE (2016)
• Played in 10 games as punter
• Punted six times for 210 yards for an average of 35.0 yards
• Had a long of 47 yards and one punt inside the 20
• Maryland (9/17): Three punts for 120 yards with one inside the 20 and a 47-yarder
• Named to 2016-17 American All-Academic Team

R-FRESHMAN (2015)
• In his first UCF game, booted seven punts against Houston for 350 yards and a 50.0 average highlighted by a long of 61 yards
• The 50.0 average was good for fifth on the single-game chart
• Also punted in the USF game, posting two 52-yard punts

FRESHMAN (2014)
• On the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
• Worked as the team’s backup punter during the year, but did not see action

HIGH SCHOOL
• Coached by Rance Gillespie at Valdosta High School
• ESPN rated him with three stars and as the No. 41 kicker in the nation
• Ranked as the No. 56 dual-threat quarterback by 247Sports
• Named 2013 All-Region 1-AAAAAA Special Teams Player of the Year
• Valdosta reached the 2012 and 2013 GHSA 6A state tournament
• Averaged 41.7 yards per punt as a junior
• Named an all-region pick as a punter in 2012
• Participated in the National Kicking Championship in Bradenton

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