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07 - Landen Thayer
Birth Date: 09/09/1990
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clemmons, NC
High School: West Forsyth H.S.
Position: Kicker/Punter

2009: Appeared in all 11 games for the Rams as both the punter and placekicker...Kicked-off 35 times for 1,835 yards for an average of 52.4 yards per kickoff...Kicked only one kickoff out of bounds...Converted nine of his 16 field goal attempts for a FG percentage of 56.3 percent...Had only one kick blocked...Recorded a long FG of 46 yards, the second longest field goal in WSSU history...Punted the ball 69 times for 2,797 yards for an average of 40.5 yards with a long punt of 71 yards, the second-longest punt in WSSU history...Recorded five touchbacks, five fair catches and pinned opponents inside the 20 yard line 18 times...Recorded 11 punts of 50 or more yards...Did not have a punt blocked...Rushed the ball one time for a loss of 18 yards following a bad snap...Hit 15 of his 16 point-after-touchdowns for a PAT percentage of 93.7 percent...Led the team in scoring with 42 points...Recorded a season-high 10 punts at Howard on Oct. 3...Recorded a long punt of 71 yards versus Hampton on Oct. 31...Hit a season-high two field goals (two of three) versus Hampton on Oct. 31.

Personal: Landen Thayer is a 6-0, 200-pound kicker from West Forsyth high school in Clemmons, N.C...Thayer will provide the Rams with a dual-threat as he is both a placekicker and a punter...An accurate and strong-legged kicker who is accurate from beyond the 45-yard line, he will be looked to step in immediately for the Rams...An excellent student who is active not only on the field and in the classroom, Thayer is extremely active in the community...An All-Conference selection in both his junior and senior seasons in high school he helped lead West Forsyth to a Central Piedmont Conference championship in 2006...Was an All-Northwest North Carolina selection his senior season in 2008...The son of Dana and Scott Thayer...Will major in computer science...Born on Sept. 9, 1990 in Davenport, Iowa.

 

Thayer's Kicking Statistics:
YearG/GSKOYdsAvg/KOFGFGALongPATAtt.Pct.
200911/035183552.491646151693.7
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Total11/035183552.491646151693.7

Thayer's Punting Statistics:
YearG/GSPuntYdsAvgLongBlkdTBFC50+I20
200911/069279740.5710551118
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Total11/069279740.5710551118