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    Colin McGuire
    Colin McGuire

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Austin, Texas

    High School:
    Westwood

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 198

    Position:
    K

    Experience:
    2nd

    09/02/2013

    Carr, McGuire Named MW Players of the Week

    Bulldogs collect weekly honors after opening-weekend victory over Rutgers

    Colin-McGuire-Bio
    Last updated on July 15, 2014

    2013 (Freshman): Named to the Mountain West All-Academic team ... played all 13 games, and ranked in a tie for 36th nationally in scoring with 104 points - the fifth-most by a kicker in school history and the most-ever by a freshman ... was 11-for-16 on field goal attempts during the season ... made first 52 PAT attempts of the year (and 71 of his 74 overall) to rank second on the team in scoring behind Davante Adams (144) ... picked up MW Player of the Week honors after his first collegiate game for his season-long 47-yard field goal in the one-point win over Rutgers ... that field goal against the Scarlet Knights tied the game up with 3:48 remaining ... also connected on fields goals of 40 yards or longer vs. San Jose State (42) and Nevada (40) ... in MW rankings, stood seventh in scoring (8.0 ppg) ... scored a season-high 11 points on four occasions vs. Boise State, Cal Poly, Idaho and Nevada ... also a key contributor as the team's kickoff specialist, with his season-high average at Idaho (10 kicks, 60.9 avg.) ... made solo tackles on returns vs. Boise State and New Mexico.

    High School: Was a two-time, first-team All-District selection and two-time All-State honorable mention pick ... named to the Austin American Statesman All-Central Texas third-team ... made 12-of-15 field goals and 36-of-37 extra points as a senior at Westwood High School ... hit a long field goal of 53 yards as a senior, setting a new school record for longest made field goal ... was 8-of-10 on field goal attempts as a junior with a long of 47 yards and hit all 49 of his PATs ... his 49 PATs in 2011 set a new school record and he also holds the school record for most career PATs made (119) ... as a sophomore he was 34-of-36 on PATs and 4-of-6 on field goals with a long of 41 yards ... won the field goal competitions at the summer camps of Fresno State, Baylor and Arizona State ... was designated a five-star kicker by Kohl's Kicking.

    Personal: Born in Austin, Texas on March 29, 1995 ... son of Catherine and John McGuire ... has one older sister, Megan ... likes to play football and the guitar ... lists kicking long field goals as his biggest athletic thrill ... undecided on a major.

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