Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013: Returning starting punter ... preseason third team All-America choice by Sporting News ... tabbed to the watch list for the Ray Guy Award ... preseason first team All-ACC selection by Athlon Sports, Lindy’s Sports, Sporting News and USA Today ... preseason second team All-ACC pick by Phil Steele’s College Football Preview ... charted as the No. 3 punter in the nation by Lindy’s Sports ... named to the preseason watch list for the College Football Performance Awards’ Punter Trophy ... has demonstrated a strong desire to improve both on the field and in the weightroom ... has assumed a leadership role within the specialist unit ... scheduled to handle the holding duties on placement kicks for the second consecutive season ... in 13 career games (13 starts), has punted 67 times for 2,991 yards and a 44.64 yards per kick average with 19 kicks downed inside the opponent 20 yard line against just six touchbacks ... also has completed his only pass attempt for nine yards ... ACC’s active leader in career punting average ... owns school bowl game record for longest punt with 79-yard effort against Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl in 2012 ... the 79-yard punt versus the Bearcats also ranks as the third-longest in Duke history ... on the field for 132 career plays.
2012: First team Freshman All-America pick by Phil Steele ... honorable mention Freshman All-America selection by College Football News ... first team All-ACC choice by both the league’s media representatives and head coaches ... Academic All-ACC selection ... punted 67 times for 2,991 yards and a 44.64 yards per kick average with 19 kicks downed inside the opponent 20 yard line against just six touchbacks ... led the ACC and ranked 13th nationally in punting average ... became the fourth Duke player to lead the conference in punting, joining Rodney Stewart (1965; 42.51), John Krueger (1996; 45.16) and Brian Morton (2000; 45.17) ... became just the second freshman to pace the ACC in punting average, joining Clemson’s Dale Hatcher in 1981 (43.13) ... also led the ACC in punts of 50+ yards with 20 ... punting average led all freshmen nationally and marked Duke’s best in a season since Morton’s 45.17 mark in 2000 ... set school single-season records for freshmen for both punting yards and average ... season-best 47.14 (7-330) average at Stanford marked the second-highest single-game mark among Duke rookies (minimum 3 punts) ... carded season-bests of 12 punts and 486 punting yards at Florida State ... also logged a season-high four punts downed inside the opponent 20 yard line against the Seminoles ... on Duke’s single-season charts, totals rank fourth for punting average, fifth for punting yardage and tied for ninth for total punts ... season-long boot of 79 yards against Cincinnati set Belk Bowl record and school bowl game standard while marking the third-longest punt in Duke history behind only Billy Cox (81 yards vs. Navy, 1949) and Morton (80 yards vs. Clemson, 1999) ... over the final seven games of the year, had nine punts downed inside the opponent 20 yard line against zero touchbacks ... had at least one punt of 50+ yards in 12 of 13 games on the year ... helped Duke rank second in the ACC and 39th nationally in net punting (38.03) ... also served as the holder for placement kicks as Ross Martin set school single-season record for total points with 106 on 20 field goals and 46 PATs ... completed lone pass attempt for nine yards and a first down to Brandon Connette out of punt formation against Memphis ... on the field for 132 total snaps.
2011: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Flowery Branch under coach Lee Shaw ... tabbed as the No. 1 punter in the nation by Scout.com ... selected to play for the 2011 U.S. Under-19 National Team in the Team USA vs. The World game on February 2, 2011 in Austin, Texas ... helped squad to three-year record of 32-9 with three state playoff berths ... as a senior, averaged 41.2 yards per punt while making 43-of-47 PATs and four-of-seven field goals ... two-time first team all-state pick by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in both 2009 and 2010 ... Region 8-AAAA Special Teams Player of the Year in 2010 ... team captain and MVP as a senior ... career totals include 99-of-105 PATs and 13-of-21 field goals ... also participated in soccer ... made a 32-yard field goal to help the North team to a 22-0 win in the Georgia Coaches Association North-South All-Star Classic on December 29, 2010 in Columbus, Ga.
PERSONAL: Son of Bedford and Judy Monday ... born July 25, 1992.