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PUNTING RECORDS PUNTING GAME

RETURNS GAME

Punts: ____________________________36 Charlie Calhoun vs. Centenary (1939) Game (Since 1950): ____________________12 Dennis Vance vs. Texas (1984) Punting Average: ____________________ 57.0 Alex Reyes vs. Baylor (2004); 3 punts for 171 yards Longest Punt: ________________________85 R.W. Moyers vs. West Texas State (1945)

Returns: ___________________________ 8 Wes Welker vs. New Mexico (2001) Yards: ___________________________ 166 Wes Welker vs. Texas A&M (2002) Yards by Class: Freshman: 106, Tracy Saul vs. Texas (1989) Sophomore: 102, Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986) Junior: 166, Wes Welker vs. Texas A&M (2002) Senior: 145, Leonard Harris vs. TCU (1983) Yards per Return: ____________________ 47.0 Larry Alford vs. Texas (1968); 3-141 yards Touchdowns: _________________________ 1 several times; most recently; Eric Morris at Nevada (2008) Longest Texas Tech Punt Return: ____________96 Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986)

LONGEST PUNTS 1. R.W. Moyers vs. West Texas State (1945) ______85 2. David Kuykendall vs. Arkansas (1975) _______79 3. Buddy Hill vs. Tulsa (1954) ______________78 Ken Vinyard vs. Kansas (1966) ____________78 Johnny Odom vs. Boston College (1971) ______78 Mark Bounds vs. Texas (1991) ____________78 7. Robert King vs. Rice (1992) ______________77 Robert King vs. Texas A&M (1993) __________77 9. Johnny Odom vs. SMU (1970) ____________76 10. Johnny Odom vs. Texas (1970) ____________75 Maury Buford vs. Texas A&M (1978)_________75 Robert King vs. Wyoming (1992) __________75 SEASON Punts: ____________________________78 Maury Buford (1981) Punting Average: ____________________ 46.8 Mark Bounds (1991); 53 punts for 2,481 yards SINGLE-SEASON AVERAGE LEADERS 1. Mark Bounds (1991); 53 punts for 2,481 yards 2. Alex Reyes (2006); 43 punts for 1,943 yards __ 3. Maury Buford (1981); 78 punts for 3,493 yards 4. Maury Buford (1978); 71 punts for 3,131 yards 5. Alex Reyes (2003); 28 punts for 1,203 yards __ 6. Alex Reyes (2005); 49 punts for 2,099 yards __ 7. Robert King (1993); 54 punts for 2,305 yards _ 8. Robert King (1992); 53 punts for 2,256 yards _ 9. Jamie Simmons (1988); 44 punts for 1,860 yds 10. Jonathan LaCour (2007); 33 pnts for 1,391 yds

46.8 45.2 44.8 44.1 43.0 42.8 42.7 42.6 42.4 42.2

LONGEST PUNT RETURNS 1. Tyrone Thurman vs. Texas (1986) __________96 2. Estil Carnes vs. New Mexico Normal (1931) ____90 Danny Amendola at Kansas State (2004) ______90 4. Wes Welker at Texas A&M (2002) __________88 5. Eric Morris at Nevada (2008) _____________86 6. Wes Welker vs. Nebraska (2001) ___________85 7. Larry Alford vs. Texas (1968) _____________84 Leonard Harris vs. TCU (1983) ____________84 9. Elmer Wilson vs. West Texas State (1951) ______80 John Norman vs. Baylor (1999) ___________80 SEASON Returns: ___________________________57 Wes Welker (2002) Yards: ___________________________ 752 Wes Welker (2002) Yards by Class: Freshman: 419, Tyrone Thurman (1985) Sophomore: 444, Tyrone Thurman (1986) Junior: 752, Wes Welker (2002) Senior: 385, Wes Welker (2003) Yards per Return: ____________________ 13.5 Tyrone Thurman (1985), 33 for 444 yards Touchdowns: ________________________ 3 Wes Welker (2002)

SINGLE-SEASON RETURN LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2002) ___________________57 2. Danny Amendola (2006) _______________41 3. Larry Alford (1968) ___________________38 4. Tyrone Thurman (1987) ________________35 5. Marc Dove (1971) ___________________33 Leonard Harris (1982) _________________33 Tyrone Thurman (1986) ________________33 Wes Welker (2003) ___________________33 9. Larry Alford (1967) ___________________32 Danny Amendola (2005)_________________32 CAREER Returns: __________________________ 152 Wes Welker (2000-03) Yards: __________________________1,761 Wes Welker (2000-03) Yards per Return: ____________________ 12.0 Marc Dove (1969-71), 48 for 576 yards Touchdowns: ________________________ 8 Wes Welker (2000-03) CAREER YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2000-03) _______________1,761 2. Tyrone Thurman (1985-88) ____________1,466 3. Danny Amendola (2004-07) ___________1,283 4. Tracy Saul (1989-92)_________________ 902 5. Dane Johnson (1994-97) ______________ 876 6. Leonard Harris (1981-83) ______________ 759 7. Larry Alford (1967-68) _______________ 750 8. Marc Dove (1969-71) ________________ 576 9. John Norman (1997-00) ______________ 513 10. Eric Morris (2005-08) ________________ 486 CAREER RETURN LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2000-03) ________________ 152 2. Tyrone Thurman (1985-88) _____________ 126 3. Danny Amendola (2004-07) ____________ 116 4. Tracy Saul (1989-92)__________________90 5. Dane Johnson (1994-97) _______________76 6. Larry Alford (1967-68) ________________70 7. Leonard Harris (1981-83) _______________68 8. Mike Patterson (1976-77)_______________55 9. John Norman (1997-99) _______________50 10. Eric Morris (2005-08) _________________49

CAREER Punts: ___________________________ 293 Maury Buford (1978-81) Punting Average: ____________________ 43.3 Alex Reyes (2006); 43 punts for 1,943 yards 43.3 43.2 42.6 41.3 40.1 40.1 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.7 39.6

HISTORY & RECORDS

CAREER AVERAGE LEADERS 1. Alex Reyes (2003-06) _______________ 2. Maury Buford (1978-81) _____________ 3. Robert King (1992-93) ______________ 4. Ryan Erxleben (2009, 2011) ___________ 5. Jeremy Hernandez (1996-98) __________ Jamie Simmons (1986-89) ____________ 7. Brad Cade (1994-95)________________ Clinton Greathouse (2000-02) __________ Eric Rosiles (1999-00) _______________ 10. Jonathan LaCour (2007-2010) __________ 11. Dennis Vance (1982-84) ______________

SINGLE-SEASON YARDAGE LEADERS 1. Wes Welker (2002); 57 returns ___________ 752 2. Tyrone Thurman (1986); 33 returns ________ 444 3. Larry Alford (1968); 38 returns ___________ 430 4. Tyrone Thurman (1985); 31 returns ________ 419 5. Wes Welker (2003); 33 returns ___________ 385 6. Danny Amendola (2006); 41 returns _______ 377 7. Marc Dove (1971); 33 returns ___________ 374 8. Danny Amendola (2004); 29 returns _______ 371 9. Leonard Harris (1982); 33 returns _________ 365 10. Wes Welker (2000); 28 returns ___________ 353

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