Duke Football BIO
96 Will Snyderwine
2011: Returning starting placekicker ... named to the 30-member Lou Groza Award Watch List ... pre-season All-America (2nd team) pick by Sporting News ... pre-season All-ACC choice by Athlon Sports (1st team), Blue Ribbon Yearbook (1st team), Lindy's (1st team), Sporting News (1st team) and Phil Steele's College Football Preview (2nd team) ... charted as the No. 4 kicker in the nation by Lindy's Sports ... listed as the No. 10 draft eligible kicker in the nation by Phil Steele ... in 2010, became Duke's first kicker to garner All-America honors with a first team citation from the American Football Coaches Association and second team mention from the Walter Camp Foundation ... field goal range extends to 60 yards ... crafty kick-off specialist ... described by Duke head coach David Cutcliffe as a "true weapon" in all facets of the kicking game ... career totals include 38-of-44 (.864) field goals and 56-of-56 (1.000) PATs for 170 points ... among active kickers nationally, ranks first in career field goals made per game (1.65) and third in career field goal percentage (.864) ... on Duke's career charts, ranks first in field goal percentage, tied for first in PAT percentage, second in field goals made, tied for third in 50+ field goals (2), sixth in total points, eighth in field goals attempted, tied for ninth in PATs attempted and 10th in PATs made ... owns school single-season records for both field goals (21 in 2010) and field goal percentage (.875 in 2010) while sharing the Duke single-season standard for PAT percentage (1.000 in both 2009 & 2010) ... holds school record for consecutive field goals made (18 in 2010) ... enters 2011 having booted 56 consecutive PATs for the third-longest streak in school history, trailing Sims Lenhardt (62) and Randy Gardner (59) ... among active ACC players, ranks third in career field goals and fourth in career points ... one of just 11 players in Duke football history to score 150+ points ... begins final season with 13 multi-field goal games, five contests with three or more field goals and 10 double figure scoring performances ... joined the team as a walk-on in September, 2007 following open tryout ... after two years as a walk-on, awarded a scholarship prior to the 2010 season ... two-time Academic All-ACC pick.
2010: First team All-America pick by the American Football Coaches Association ... second team All-America choice by the Walter Camp Foundation ... second team All-ACC selection for the second consecutive year ... Academic All-ACC choice ... Lou Groza Award semifinalist for the second year in a row ... recipient of the Bill Keziah Award as Duke's Special Teams MVP for the second consecutive season ... started all 12 games ... Duke's first All-America placekicker ... booted a school single-season record 21 field goals in 24 attempts while converting all 32 PAT attempts ... led Duke with 95 points ... scoring total ranks second on Duke's single-season chart trailing only Clarkston Hines' 104-point season in 1989 ... in the ACC, ranked first in field goals per game (1.75), tied for first in PAT percentage (1.000), fifth in field goal percentage (.875) and fifth in points per game (7.9) ... nationally, ranked seventh in field goals per game and 46th in points per game ... set school record with 18 consecutive field goals made ... established new Duke single-season record for field goal percentage ... PAT total matched the sixth-highest single-season total in school history ... top scoring day came at Wake Forest with two field goals and six PATs for 12 points ... also reached double figures against Elon (11), Maryland (10), Navy (10), Virginia (11) and Georgia Tech (10) ... kicked a season-high three field goals versus both Maryland and Boston College ... booted a career-long 52-yard field goal at Georgia Tech, matching the ninth-longest field goal in school history ... successfully converted three surprise on-side kickoff attempts against Miami, Virginia Tech and Virginia ... on the field for 126 plays.
2009: Second team All-ACC choice ... Academic All-ACC selection ... Lou Groza Award semifinalist ... recipient of the Bill Keziah Award as Duke's Special Teams MVP ... played in 11 games with 10 starts ... did not play against North Carolina after suffering leg injury during pregame activities ... connected on 17-of-20 (.850) field goal attempts and all 24 PAT conversions ... led Duke in scoring with 75 points ... set school single-season records for both field goals made and field goal percentage ... point total ranks as the ninth-highest single-season total in Duke history ... in the ACC, ranked tied for first in PAT percentage, second in field goals per game (1.55), fifth in field goal percentage and 10th in points per game (6.8) ... nationally, ranked 15th in field goals per game, 21st in field goal percentage and 75th in points per game ... top scoring day came against Virginia with five field goals and one PAT for 16 points ... against the Cavaliers, booted field goals covering 25, 28, 34, 43 and 44 yards to match the second-highest single-game total in Duke history and earn ACC Player of the Week honors ... after missing first career attempt at Army, successfully booted 12 straight before having a 52-yard attempt blocked against Georgia Tech ... connected on a 51-yard attempt against Wake Forest to equal the 11th-longest field goal in school history.
2008: Did not see game action.
2007: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Two-year letterman at Landon under Rob Boardly ... made nine-of-10 career field goals ... also played soccer, ice hockey and rugby ... competed for the U-19 National Rugby team.
Personal: Son of David and Elizabeth Snyderwine ... father graduated from Duke's Fuqua School of Business in 1982 ... born March 24, 1989 ... graduated from Duke on May 15, 2011 with a degree in economics and minor in English ... currently enrolled in Duke's graduate program for economics.