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Von Rosenberg

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Punter
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 245lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Zachary, La.
High School: Zachary HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2018 Second Team All-SEC (AP)
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 Freshman All-SEC
2017 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Tennessee

One of the top punters in college football … Enters third season as LSU’s primary punter … Left-footed punter with tremendous leg strength and hang time … Career average of 44.6 yards on 87 punts in 24 games ... Goes into 2019 season tied for first in LSU history for career punting average along with former All-America Brad Wing … Originally committed to play baseball at LSU before being selected in the sixth round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates …Twice named Mr. Baseball in Louisiana (2008 and 2009) as a junior and senior at Zachary High School … Spent six years in the Minor Leagues as a pitcher, compiling a 15-25 record in all levels of minor league baseball ... Retired from baseball following the 2014 season … Walked on to the LSU team in 2016, eventually becoming an All-SEC punter for the Tigers … The oldest player on the team at 28 years of age … Excels in the classroom as well, earning SEC Academic Honor Roll distinction in 2017 and 2018.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
LSU’s starting punter for all 13 games in 2018 … Had his best year as a Tiger, ranking second in the SEC with a 45.7 punting average … As a unit, LSU finished No. 3 in the league in net punting with a 41.0 average … His 45.7 average ranks as the third-best single-season average in LSU history, bettered only by Chad Kessler (50.28 in 1997) and Derek Hilton (45.73 in 2010) … In all, punted 51 times for 2,330 yards … Longest punt traveled 65 yards against Louisiana Tech … He averaged 49.8 yards on four punts in win over Tech … Had 12 punts travel at least 50 yards with 18 of his punts downed inside the 20-yard line … Only had one punt go through the endzone for a touchback … … Played big role in LSU’s win over Auburn, averaging 52.8 yards on four punts … Punted seven times for a 43.7 average in win over Mississippi State, which included three punts being downed inside the 20-yard line … Averaged 45.8 yards on five punts vs. Florida … Averaged 45.4 yards on five punts, including two inside the 20, against Texas A&M … Punted once for 48 yards in LSU’s Fiesta Bowl win over UCF.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
The Tigers’ punter in 11 games with 36 punts for 1,548 and an average of 43 yards per punt … Named to the Freshman All-SEC team … Boomed four punts for 50 or more yards, including one for 60 yards against Tennessee … Was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the week after booting five punts for 246 yards and an average of 49.2 yards in the driving rain … Also forced the Volunteers to muff two punts in the game … Averaged 43 yards on seven punts and pinned Alabama inside its 10 with a then career-long 52-yard punt.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2016.

PERSONAL
Moved from Lake Charles, Louisiana to Zachary in 2009 due to Hurricane Rita ... Punted for Zachary High School ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

ZACH VON ROSENBERG'S CAREER HIGHS
Punts: 7, 2x (Last: vs. Mississippi State, 2018; First: vs. Alabama, 2017)
Punting yards: 306 vs. Mississippi State, 2018
Punting Average: 52.8 vs. Auburn, 2018 (4 punts)
Longest punt: 65 vs. Louisiana Tech, 2018
Punts Downed Inside 20: 4 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Punts of 50+ Yards: 2, 5x (Last: vs. Texas A&M, 2018)

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