Fresno State: A talented individual who will contend for honors in 2006 ... will again be an excellent candidate for Academic All-America honors, earning his degree in four years with a perfect cumulative 4.0 GPA in Fresno State's prestigious Craig School of Business ... earned 150 units of an A and is enrolled in a Master's program ... won the 2007 Dean's Medal from the Craig School of Business as the top graduate ... a candidate for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the nation's best kicker ... coming off a solid season ... has an amazingly powerful leg ... his high kickoffs help the Bulldog coverage teams ... connected on 75% of his career field goal attempts ... is the strongest kicker in Fresno State history, setting records at his position by bench pressing 395 pounds and squatting 500 pounds. (2006) Made 11 field goals and scored 64 points ... selected to the Lou Groza Award watch list ... selected to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District team ... graduated in four years, earning a business degree ... selected Academic All-WAC and honored by the Kiwanis at the Torch of Excellence dinner ... had 21 touchbacks ... regularly held teams inside the 20-yard line after kickoffs that didn't go into the end zone. (2005) Was on his way to a treasure chest full of awards before suffering a season-ending injury against Idaho in the sixth game of the season ... led the WAC and ranked No. 10 in the NCAA in both field goals and scoring before the injury ... connected on 10-of-12 field goal attempts, missing a 53-yard attempt against Weber State at the end of the first half and a 30-yard attempt in muddy conditions at New Mexico State ... emerged as a semi-finalist for the Lou Groza Award toward the end of the season ... was phenomenal on kickoffs, with high, booming kicks that created problems for opposing return specialists ... teams averaged just 17.8 yards per kickoff return against him, which was among the NCAA's best figures ... no one had a return longer than 28 yards against him ... had 14 touchbacks ... selected Academic All-WAC. (2004) Served as the backup place kicker the entire year ... went 5-for-5 on extra points, kicking them in blowout wins over Hawaii and Nevada. (2003) Redshirted.
High School: First-team high school All-American...All-Division, All-Northern 4A and All-State ... helped his team to a 14-0 overall record last year and a No. 11 national ranking ... a two-time All-State kicker at McQueen and helped his team to two state championships ... also played strong safety ... kicked 14 field goals as a junior, four were of 50 yards or more with a long field goal of 57 in a State Semi-Championship game, the second-longest field goal in Nevada high school history ... selected to the Dick Butkus Football Network Preseason All-America team ... has an extremely long leg and regularly kicked the ball through the endzone on kickoffs ... an honor student ...also recruited by Michigan State and Oregon...coached by Ken Dalton.
Personal: Born May 19, 1985 ... parents' names are Cathy and Conrad Stitser ... has one brother, Kurt, and two sisters, Shayla and Katie ... enjoys wakeboarding and snowboarding ... was on the honor roll in high school all four years and has continued his academic prowess at Fresno State, where he typically posts a 4.0 grade point average ... has been on the President's List and Dean's List at Fresno State for owning a 3.5 GPA or better ... lists Jerry Rice as his favorite athlete.
Career Statistics: Fresno State Statistics Year FGM-A Pct 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Long Blkd PAT 2005 0-0 .000 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 NA 0 5-5 2005 10-12 .833 0-0 6-6 2-3 2-2 0-1 44 0 29-30 2006 11-16 .688 0-0 4-5 6-6 1-4 0-1 43 0 31-33 Totals 21-28 .750 0-0 10-11 8-9 3-6 0-2 44 0 65-68
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