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#39 Ryan Gaudet
Position: Placekicker
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 154 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Jesuit HS
Ryan Gaudet Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 02/05/2007

2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2003 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Consistent kicker who finished with 14 career field goals with the Tigers ... Did the bulk of his kicking as a freshman in 2003 and sophomore in 2004 ... Finished career 56-of-61 on point-after attempts and 14-of-21 on field goals ... Graduated in May of 2006 with a degree in management ... Four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw action in two Sugar Bowl contests during his career ... Lists biggest individual sports moment as kicking 3 PATs in LSU’s win over Oklahoma in the 2003 BCS National Championship Game.

SENIOR SEASON (2006)
Played in five games for the Tigers in 2006 ... Was 2-for-2 on PAT attempts, including one against Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl ... Finished the year by making his only field goal attempt, a 33-yarder against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Other PAT came in win over Tulane ... Averaged 50.2 yards on five kickoffs this year ... The most accomplished pooch kicker on the team.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Did not see any game action during 2005 season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
Steady kicker who spent the season sharing the placekicking duties with Chris Jackson ... Served as LSU's kicker on PATs and short-range field goals ... Connected on 6-of-8 field goals and 18-of-21 on PATs ... Went 3-of-3 on field goals of 20 to 29 yards and was 3-of-5 on kicks of 30 to 39 yards ... Kicked a season-long field goal of 37 yards vs. Mississippi State ... Made kicks of 32 and 28 yards in win over Alabama.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Shared kicking duties for most of the season with fellow freshman Chris Jackson ... Played in 11 games ... Replaced a struggling Chris Jackson against Georgia in the SEC Championship game and kicked two field goals of 35 and 22 yards ... Finished season 7-of-12 on field goals and 36-of-38 on extra points ... First career field goal was a 47-yarder against Arizona ... The 47-yard field goal marked the third-longest by an LSU kicker on his first career make ... Drilled a 47-yard field goal in the third quarter of LSU's 17-10 win over Georgia in September ... Went 4-of-6 from 30 to 39 yards and 2-of-4 from 40 to 49 yards.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Did not see any game action during 2002 season and received a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
Football and soccer letterwinner at Jesuit High School ... Helped team to state title in soccer in 2002 ... Earned second-team all-state and first-team all-district honors in soccer ... Kicked a pair of 47-yard field goals in high school for his career long ... Coached in football by Vic Eumont.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ryan Emile Gaudet ... Born on May 29, 1984, in New Orleans ... Parents are Timothy and Janice Gaudet ... His brother Sean is a walk-on kicker for the Tigers ... Favorite sport other than football is soccer ... Would like to become an attorney ... His uncle, Jimmy Gaudet, played baseball for the Kansas City Royals. 

SEASON KICKING HIGHS  
Field goals: 1 vs. ULL 
Long: 33 vs. ULL   

CAREER KICKING HIGHS
Field goals: 2, three times
Long: 47 twice

GAUDET’S CAREER KICKING STATS

Year

FGM-FGA

1-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-99

LG

PAT

2002
Redshirt season

2003

7-12

0-0

1-1

4-6

2-4

0-1

47

36-38

2004

6-8

0-0

3-3

3-5

0-0

0-0

37

18-21

2005

0-0

0-0

0-0

0-0

0-0

0-0

--

0-0

2006

1-1

0-0

0-0

1-1

0-0

0-0

33

2-2

Totals

14-21

0-0

4-4

8-12

2-4

0-1

47

56-61

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