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12 Kyle Schmidt
Awards and Honors:
Mid-American Conference West Division Special Teams 
Player of the Week (Oct. 12, 2013)

2015 (R-Jr.): Served all 12 games as the team’s punter … also split time on kickoffs … helped Ball State rank third in the MAC in both net punting (37.6 yards per punt) and kickoff coverage (41.7 yards net average) … of his 58 punts, 21 landed inside the 20-yard line, 15 were fair caught and none resulted in a touchback … all four of his punts in the opener versus VMI landed inside the 20-yard line … notched two punts more than 50 yards at Western Michigan on Nov. 5, including a season-best 64-yarder … recorded 14 touchbacks on 40 kickoffs.

2014 (R-So.): Played in all 12 games to earn second letter … career-long punt of 70 yards versus Eastern Michigan … career-high eight punts for career-best 320 yards versus Northern Illinois … punted six times for 305 yards with a long punt of 58 yards versus Western Michigan … had a season best game average of 50.8 yards per punt vs. Western Michigan, which tied for the seventh best single-game effort in Ball State history … had 10 punts of 50 or more yards … pinned opponents inside the 20-yard line 14 times out of 52 punts.

2013 (R-Fr.): Saw first career action in the season opener versus Illinois State … played in 12 games to earn first letter … averaged 46.7 yards on three punts with a long punt of 59 yards versus Illinois State … two punts for a 45.5 average at North Texas … long punt of 53 yards versus Toledo … career-high five punts for 202 yards at Virginia … four punts for 183 yards, a 45.8 average, a long punt of 50 yards and pinned the opposition inside the 20-yard line twice versus Kent State to earn Mid-American Conference West Division Special Teams Player of the Week honors … season-high seven punts for a season-best 279 yards at Akron, including a season-long punt of 62 yards.

2012 (Fr.): Redshirted as a walk-on.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned four letters in football for coach John Snyder at Chesterton … helped the Trojans to a 7-5 overall record as a senior and a 40-15 career mark … All-Duneland Athletic Conference as a junior and senior … all-state as a sophomore and junior and received honorable mention as a senior … all-area as a senior … set the school record for most field goals in a season as a senior.

PERSONAL:  Son of Kevin and Lori Schmidt … one brother and one sister … grandfather, Len Schmidt, played football at Western Michigan … earned his Ball State bachelor’s degree in finance in May 2016 … born April 21, 1994, in Munster, Indiana … full name is Kyle Michael Schmidt.

 

RUSHING gattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2013  13 1 -3 0 0 -3.0 -0.2
2014  12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2015  12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL  37 1 -3 0 0 -3.0 -0.1

 

TOTAL OFFENSE grushpasstotalavg/g
2013  13 -3 0 -3 -0.2
2014  12 0 0 0 0.0
2015  12 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL  37 -3 0 -3 -0.1

 

ALL PURPOSE grushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2013  13 -3 0 0 0 0 -3 -0.2
2014  12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2015  12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL  37 -3 0 0 0 0 -3 -0.1

 

PUNTING gno.yardslongavg
2013  13 45 1839 62 40.9
2014  12 52 2190 70 42.1
2015  12 58 2304 64 39.7
TOTAL  37 155 6333 70 40.9

 

TACKLES guaatotaltflpdfffrblkqbh
2012  0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2013  13 0 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2014  12 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2015  12 1 2 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL  37 1 3 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Rush attempts: 1, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 
Rush yards: -3, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 (1 carries)
Total offense attempts: 1, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 (1 rush,0 pass)
Total ofense yards: -3, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 (-3 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: -3, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 
Punt attempts: 8 [t-3rd], Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 
Punt yards: 320 [5th], Northern Illinois, 11/5/2014 (8 punts)
Longest punt: 70 [2nd], Eastern Michigan, 11/22/2014 
Tackles: 1, 4 times
Position: Punter
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 218
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesterton, Ind.
High School: Chesterton
Major: Business
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