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      Britton Colquitt
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville

High School:
Bearden

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
P

CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 43/43

2008 - Games/Starts: 7/7 ... Finished his career second on Tennessee's all-time punting list -- one that sports Colquitts in the top four career punting positions ... Top four punters in UT history now are Jimmy Colquitt (43.9), Britton Colquitt (42.569), Dustin Colquitt (42.567) and Craig Colquitt (42.5) ... Craig is the father of Britton and Dustin and the uncle of Jimmy ... Punted 42 times during senior season for 43.4-yard average ... Sat out first five games of season because of suspension ... In first game back at Georgia, punted six times for 48-yard average ... Punted career high nine times at South Carolina for 45.3-yard average ... Included was career-long 71-yarder that died at SC 3-yard line ... Also punted for better than 40-yard averages against Mississippi State and Alabama ... Invited to NFL Combine.

2007 - Games/Starts: 13/13 ... Second team All-SEC selection by league coaches and writers ... SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in win over Georgia ... In that game, had six punts for 42-yard average, with three downed inside the 20 ... But most important contribution was his first 2007 turn at kickoffs ... Landed Vols' first two touchbacks of season and limited Bulldogs to average starting field position of their own 21-yard line ... Six punts for 40.8-yard average at California, with long of 55 and had two downed inside 20 ... Did not play against Southern Miss because of nagging quadricep injury, snapping a streak of 71 straight UT games in which the Vols' starting punter was member of Colquitt family ... Only previous game DNP was versus Air Force 2006, when Vols did not punt entire game ... Punted five times for a 46.2-yard average at Florida ... Punted four times for 46.8-yard average against Arkansas State ... Punted four times for 42.8-yard average at Mississippi State ... Punted five times for 41.4-yard clip against Alabama ... Four of six punts against South Carolina pinned Gamecocks inside their own 20 ... Punted five times against Arkansas for average of 40.1 ... Punted three times for 41.3-yard average against Vanderbilt ... Punted five times at Kentucky for 40-yard clip ... Pinned LSU inside its own 20-yard line three times ... Added seven punts for a 42.1-yard average in Outback Bowl against Wisconsin.

2006 - Games/Starts: 12/12 ... Consensus first-team All-SEC pick after finishing second in SEC and seventh nationally with a 44.9-yard average -- fourth best mark in school history...Had 18 punts downed inside 20 versus only four touchbacks ... Averaged at least 44 yards per punt in 10 of 12 games ... Averaged 41.4 on five punts against California, pinning Golden Bears' inside own 20-yard line twice...Punted four times for average of 48.2 against Florida...Punted three times for average of 56.0 with season long of 63 yards against Marshall...All three punts downed inside 20 against Thundering Herd...Averaged 48.0 on three punts against Georgia...Had three punts for average of 47.0 against Alabama...Pinned South Carolina inside 20-yard line three times...Punted five times against Gamecocks averaging 44.2...Punted five times for an average of 47.8 against LSU and pinned Tigers inside 20 three times...Punted season-high eight times against Arkansas for average of 39.1...Averaged 46.5 yards on two punts against Vanderbilt...Punted twice against Kentucky for average of 44.0 ... Finished season with five punts for 44-yard average at Outback Bowl.

2005 - Games/Starts: 11/11 ... Punted 59 times during freshman campaign and averaged 41.2 yards per punt with 19 kicks downed inside 20-yard line ... Had 54-yarder among five punts at Florida ... Punted eight times at LSU for 38.6-yard average, with long of 50 ... Averaged 46.0 on two punts vs. Mississippi with long of 50 ... Booted 61-yarder vs. Georgia ... Had two punts downed inside 20-yard line at Alabama ... Enjoyed solid game against South Carolina, punting six times for 37.7-yard average with four punts downed inside 20-yard line and three downed inside 5 ... Averaged 43.2 yards on eight punts at Notre Dame, including career-long 64-yarder ... Punted six times vs. Memphis for 41.5-yard average ... Posted highest single-game average of 46.7 on six punts vs. Vanderbilt ... His four punts at Kentucky averaged 44.2.

2004 - Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL - Originally signed in 2003 but decided to delay enrollment until January 2004 ... AP and Sportswriters All-State in both junior and senior seasons ... Averaged 45.2 yards on 41 punts and made 52-yard field goal as senior ... Kicked winning field goal in 10-9 victory over Science Hill and had six punts in that game for 52.2-yard average, with three downed inside 5-yard line ... More than 95 percent of kickoffs went into end zone ... Three-year kicker and punter ... Key member of Bearden soccer team that went 25-0 in 2002, won second consecutive state title and finished No. 1 in NSCAA/Adidas national rankings ... Tallied 16 goals and 15 assists at forward ... Claimed winning goal in fourth OT of state title game, a 4-3 win over Clarksville.

COACH AT BEARDEN HIGH SCHOOL - Paul Maynard.

BORN - March 20, 1985.

SUPERLATIVES

  • 2007 All-SEC Coaches (2nd) and Associated Press (2nd)
  • 2007 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 6)
  • 2006 All-SEC Coaches and Associated Press
  • 2005 Collegefootballnews.com Freshman All-America (3rd)

YEARGPUNTYDSAVGTB FCI2050+BLKLONG
200511592,43141.2615199064-ND
200612462,06644.9471811063-Mar
200713622,57941.6415239057-ASU
20087421,82143.45151310071-SC
Totals432098,89742.619527339071-SC

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