NFL Position: Kicker
CFL Position: Kicker
College: Ohio Dominican
Hometown: Pataskala, OH
Born: May 5, 1993
Transactions: Invited to the Cleveland Browns’ rookie minicamp on May 11-13, 2016.
Scouting Report: NFL kicker prospect with powerful leg…great lift on ball and quick get off…consistent and competitive…great athlete having played both football and soccer.
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College: One of Ohio Dominican’s most decorated student-athletes playing both football and soccer…in football, was a 21-time All-American and three-time First Team All-GLIAC honoree…set the GLIAC record for most career field goals and most career points by a kicker…overall in 45 games, hit 67 of 84 field goals in his career (80%) and 193 of 197 extra points (98%)…no active kicker in Division II made more field goals over the last four years from 2012 thru 2015…earned six GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week honors during his career as well…in soccer, a three-time All-GLIAC conference selection.
2015: Played for the Black Team in the FCS Bowl All-Star game on December 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida going 5-of-5 on field goals (33, 31, 33, 24, and 42 yards)…named to six All-American teams (Associated Press, AFCA, D2CCA, CoSIDA Academic, D2Football.com, and HERO Sports)…made 17 field goals this season en route to setting the GLIAC career record for field goals made and for most points scored by a kicker…hit a season long of 53 yards against Tiffin, which tied his own school record for longest kick, and also made a 52 yarder against Walsh and a 50 yarder at Saginaw Valley…earned two GLIAC Player of the Week awards, giving him six in his career, and also was named a First Team All-GLIAC performer for a third straight year…Sporting News Preseason All-American.
2014: Consensus Preseason All-American (BSN, D2Football.com, Lindy’s, Sporting News, USA College Football Today)…Fred Mitchell Award Watch List…First Team All-GLIAC…Two-time GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week…AFCA All-American…AP Third Team All-American…D2Football.com Second Team All-American…Made 19-of-24 field goals with a school record long of 53 yards…Made 13 of final 14 kicks of season…Hit four field goals against Walsh (9/27)…Made three field goals against Hillsdale to earn first GLIAC weekly honor (10/11)…Made kicks of 53 and 51 yards against Saginaw Valley to earn second GLIAC honor (11/8)…Also had 19 touchbacks on kickoffs, including five against Colorado Mines (11/22)…Ranked eighth nationally in field goals per game (1.6) and 19th in field goal percentage (79.2)…53 and 51 yard field goals were longest in GLIAC…Perfect 44-of-44 on extra points.
2013: three-time All-American selection…First Team All-GLIAC in football and soccer…Two-time GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week honors… First Team All-Ohio Division II selection…Ranked sixth nationally in field goal percentage making 21-of-25 field goals, setting a GLIAC record for most field goals made in a season…Led NCAA Division II in field goals made per game…Also made 45-of-47 PAT attempts on the season…Led the GLIAC in field goal attempts, field goal makes, and points scored… Also tied for the longest field goal made in the GLIAC with a school-record 51-yard field goal in win over Malone (11/16)…Finished the season with seven touchbacks…Set a career high in points in a game with 15 points in a win over Walsh (10/5)…Also set a school-record in field goals made in a game with four, in wins over Walsh and Tiffin (11/2)…Also received First Team NSCAA Midwest Region and Daktronics Midwest Region First Team honors in soccer.
2012: drilled 10-of-13 field goals (76.9 percent) while leading GLIAC kickers in scoring (87 points)…Went 57-of-58 on PAT’s, setting school records for makes and percentage (98.3 percent)…Had 15 touchbacks on kickoffs…Made two field goals in games against Virginia-Lynchburg (9/1), Northern Michigan (9/15) and Grand Valley (9/22)…Had season-long kick of 40 yards against Grand Valley…Kicked nine PAT’s in win at Findlay (10/13).
High School: Perfect 9-of-9 on field goal attempts and 53-of-53 on PATs as a senior, earning First Team All-Ohio honors…Second team all district honoree as a sophomore and junior…Helped lead the Hawks to 2010 state championship…Scored 214 career points…Helped take the Hartley basketball team to the state semifinals as a junior…Also played soccer.
Personal: Son of Bert and Debbie Wahle…Has two siblings, Nick and Brianna…Enjoys watching and playing sports, hanging out with friends and listening to music…Chose ODU because he liked the coaching staff and had friends at ODU already.
Points: 15 at Walsh (10/5/13)
PATs: 9 at Findlay (10/13/12)
Field Goals Made: 4 three times
Field Goals Attempted: 5 three times
Long Field Goal: 53 vs Saginaw Valley (11/8/14)
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