Andrew Larson, Cal


P - Larson, Andrew Cal 08

Class: 08
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
High School:
Laguna Hills HS
Height / Weight: 6/2 197 lbs
Position: P

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Pro: Bears Rookie Camp 2008

2008: Season -

2007: A semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award as one of the top punters in the nation ... averaged 41.1 yards per punt with a net punting mark of 37.6 (third in the Pac-10) ... opponents attempted just 21 returns against Cal - for a total of 113 yards (5.4 yards per return, ninth in the nation) ... had 41 straight punts without a touchback (with nine inside the 10) before his third punt reached the end zone against Washington ... dropped four of his seven punts inside the 20 against USC ... averaged 44.8 yards on five punts against Arizona State with three downed inside the 20 ... had a career day against Oregon State, setting a school record with an average of 55.8 yards on four punts, including a career-long 73-yarder and a 64-yarder ... punted seven times at Oregon, averaging just 38.1 yards, but placing four inside the 20 (three of those inside the 10) ... had three punts for 136 yards (45.3 avg) against Arizona - the returns went for -4 yards giving him a net punting average of 46.7 for the game ... placed two of his four punts against Louisiana Tech inside the 20 ... punted five times for an average of 43.6 yards with just one punt returned for six yards against Tennessee ... has been rated as the No. 3 senior NFL prospect at punter by Mel Kiper.

2006: A second team All-Pac-10 selection ... led the Pac-10 and ranked eighth in the nation in net punting (38.3) ... his average yards per punt (42.6) ranked third in the Pac-10 and was the sixth best average in school history ... just 19 of his high-arching punts were returned for only 132 yards (6.9 yards per return) ... also had just four touchbacks in 49 punts, while 16 were downed inside the 20 and 16 were fair caught ... career day against Stanford, punting three times for an average of 52.7 yards per punt, including a career-long 72-yarder ... had two punts land inside the 20 against USC, and averaged 41.3 yards on six punts ... averaged 39.7 yards on six punts against Arizona, including a 44-yarder ... averaged 41.2 yards on five punts against Washington with two downed inside the 20 ... punted six times with an average of 48.3 yards against Arizona State.

Community College: Two-time selection as first-team All-Mission League ... first-team All-American by JC Athletic Bureau after his sophomore season, in which he averaged 42.6 yards on 49 punts ... had 17 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line ... third-team All-American as a freshman by JC Athletic Bureau ... two-time community college all-state pick ... averaged 43.1 yards on 30 punts as a freshman.

High School: Played in the Orange County All-Star game ... had one game in which he scored two touchdowns, including one on an interception return, and kicked three field goals ... also played baseball in high school ... school's athlete of the year for football and baseball ... averaged 42.3 yards per punt as a senior, including 13 inside the 20 ... had nine field goals, two interceptions as a safety, and six TD catches.

Personal: Parents are Lisa and Pete Tereschuk ... major is undeclared ... began his career at Wyoming before heading to Saddleback College.

Larson's Career Punting Stats Year No Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd
2006 49 2,087 42.6 72 4 16 16 0
2007 61 2,505 41.1 73 5 9 21 0
Totals 110 4,592 41.7 73 9 25 37 0