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      Alex Walls
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bristol, Va.

High School:
Virginia

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
PK

Experience:
4L

Printable Career Summary (PDF)

Full name: Herschel Alexander Walls ... Born: April 22, 1980.

HONORS - SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 25, 2002); 2000 Lou Groza Award finalist, All-America Football News (2nd), Collegefootballnews.com (2nd), The Sporting News (2nd) and Associated Press (3rd), AlI-SEC Associated Press, The Sporting News and College Sports Central

2002 - Games/Started 10/10 ... Injury during warm-ups of the Vols' second game slowed him during the season ... Started the season by hitting on all four of his field goal attempts against Wyoming ... Was good on 11-of-15 for the season but only missed once from less than 40 yards ... Two field goals against South Carolina were crucial in the Vols' 8-point victory ... Finished the regular season by hitting three field goals on three attempts against Vanderbilt to earn Southeastern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week honor.

2001 - Games/Started: 13/13... Turned in another standout year ... Finished the season perfect on 39 extra point attempts ... Connected on 15-of-20 field goal attempts ... Knocked home a 44-yard field goal against Kentucky which was eventually the margin of victory for the Vols ... The field goal capped a rally by the Vols that saw them come from 21 points down ... Connected on two field goals against Arkansas in the fourth quarter in wet conditions ... The first tied the game and the second one gave the Vols a three-point lead ... Tied a career long with a 51-yard kick in the SEC Championship game ... The kick was also a SEC Championship game record ... Originally a walk-on, he earned a scholarship before the 2000 season.

2000 - Games/Started: 12/12... Lou Groza Award finalist...Football News, collegefootballnews.com and The Sporting News second team All-America ... The Sporting News and College Sports Central first team All-Southeastern Conference ... Vols' leading scorer with 93 points on 18 of 20 field goals and 39 extra points without a miss...Opened the season by kicking a 32-yard field goal and adding two extra points against Southern Mississippi ...Tied school record (with Alan Duncan in 1978 and Fuad Reveiz in 1982) by making five field goals against Florida on kicks of 36, 19, 29, 19 and 42 yards...Set UT record for most extra point kicks in a game when he booted 10 against Louisiana-Monroe...Kicked three field goals against LSU, two against Alabama and five against Memphis...Ran field goal string to 16 before finally missing against Memphis, coming within two of Fuad Reveiz' record 18 in 1982...Kicked 34-yarder with 13 seconds left to give Tennessee 19-17 win over Memphis...Missed a 39-yarder against Arkansas, giving him two errant kicks for the season...Also handled kickoff duties late in season...He ended season with a string of record-book achievements: most points after attempted and tried in a game, 10 vs. Louisiana-Monroe; most field goals kicked in a game, 5 vs. Florida; best season field goal percentage, 90 percent; highest percentage of extra points kicked (minimum 35), 100 percent on 39 of 39 ...

1999 - Games/Started: 10/10 ... Took over placekicking duties from injured Robert Loudermilk in Memphis game ... Connected on eight of 11 field goals and 35 of 36 extra points the rest of the season ... Hit on three field goal attempts against South Carolina, including a season-long 51-yarder ... Other two were for 47 and 33 yards ... Made five of six from inside 40 yards ... In addition to season totals, he kicked three extra points against Nebraska in Fiesta Bowl ... Kicked off four times during season, a duty later assumed by David Leaverton ...

1998 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Four-year placekicker who knocked home 99 extra points and 13 field goals in his prep career ... Hit 32 extra points and 10 field goals as a senior ... All-City, All-Big Six, All-District, All-Region, All-Southwest Virginia and All-State selection as a placekicker and All-District, All-Region and honorable mention All-State selection as a punter ... Team went 9-1 and made first round of playoffs his senior season ... Had two field goals and punted for a 40.3 yard average in Virginia High School League All-Star game ... Played striker in soccer and was State Player of the Year ... Coach at Virginia High School: Mike Locke.

SCORING STATISTICS
Class/Year
XP/ATT
FG/ATT
FG PCT.
PTS
Fr. 1999
35-36
8-11
72.7
59
So. 2000
39-39
18-20
90.0
93
Jr. 2001
39-39
25-20
75.0
84
Sr. 2002
20-23
11-15
73.3
53
TOTALS
133-137
53-68
77.9
292
FIELD GOALS
Class/Year
0-29
30-39
40-49
50+
LONG
Fr. 1999
3-4
2-2
2-4
1-1
51-SC
So. 2000
7-7
8-10
3-3
0-0
47-LSU
Jr. 2001
8-8
2-3
4-7
1-1
51-LSU
Sr. 2002
5-6
4-4
3-7
0-0
44-Wyoming
TOTALS
23-25
16-19
12-21
2-2
51-Twice

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