ESPN.com Article on Thomas Weber
SI.com Preseason All-America Team
**2007 Lou Groza Award Winner**
ASU:Accurate, strong-legged kicker was one of the most decorated kickers in school history...a five-year member of the Sun Devil football team, he was ASU's kicker in 45 of 49 games over the past four years...connected on 68-of-87 field goal attempts and 136-of-143 extra points...his 68 field goals are second-most all-time in school history, his 136 extra-points rank third all-time and his 340 points are second all-time by any position...made 43 field goals in his first two seasons, the most by a Sun Devil in the beginning two seasons...served as the team's punter for the majority of the '07 and `08 seasons, with 112 career punts for 4,506 yards (40.2 avg.)...was the first freshman to win the Lou Groza Award as the nation's best kicker and was named a First-Team AP All-American in 2007...his 24 made field goals and 118 points in 2007 put him among the school's all-time single-season leaders in both categories...named a 2008 Playboy Magazine All-American, ASU's 15th all-time...set a school record by making 17 consecutive field goals over the first nine games of the 2007 season...was named 2011 Vice President of ASU's Student Athlete Advisory Council...kicked a 53-yard field goal at UCLA in 2007, the third-longest kick in school history and went 4-for-4 on field goals from beyond 50 yards in his career...four-time member of the Academic All-Pac-10 team, earning First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention (twice) honors...2011 recipient of a postgraduate scholarship presented annually by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
2010: Played in all 12 games...made 17-of-24 field goals, including 2-of-2 from beyond 50 yards, and was 42-for-45 on extra-point attempts...scored 93 points on the season...recorded a season-high five field goals, including a season-high 52-yarder, a pair of 40-yarders, a 38-yarder and a 36-yarder Dec. 2 against Arizona...also knocked in the extra point in overtime to help secure ASU's 30-29 victory over the Wildcats...earned College Football Performance Awards Football Bowl Subdivision Placekicker Performer of the Week for his performance against Arizona...nailed two field goals in four games, including Northern Arizona, at Wisconsin, at Oregon State and UCLA...made field goals of 30 yards and 25 yards against NAU...knocked in a 25-yard field goal and a 36-yard field goal vs. Wisconsin...connected on a 45-yarder and a 25-yarder vs. the Beavers...split the uprights from 21 yards and 37 yards against UCLA...attempted a season-high three field goals twice, at Wisconsin and at Washington...tied a season-high with a 52-yard field goal against Portland State, tied for the fourth-longest kick in school history...earned Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors.
2009: Played in only eight games due to injury...connected on 8-of-13 field goal attempts and was 19-for-20 on extra point kicks...made field goals of 24, 22, 27, 26 and 29 yards in the first game of the season Sept. 5 vs. Idaho State... averaged 64.1 yards on 28 kick-offs with two touchbacks...kicked a 26 yard field goal in the final game of the season Nov. 28 vs. Arizona.
2008: Played in all 12 games...made 19-of-25 field goal attempts and 29-of-30 PAT attempts...led team in scoring for second straight season, with 86 points...also punted in 11 of the team's 12 games...had 59 punts for 2,442 yards (41.4 avg.)...named a Second-Team Sophomore All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com...was an Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection...earned Second-Team all-conference honors from PhilSteele.com...was a Pac-10 All-Academic Second-Team selection, the second straight year he earned all-conference academic honors...was successful on first seven field goal attempts of the season, and had a field goal in nine of the team's 12 games...converted three field goals and averaged 43.2 yards on six punts in season-opening win over Northern Arizona on Aug. 30...made two field goals in victory over Stanford on Sept. 6...had two field goals, including a season-long 49-yarder, and he averaged 41.0 yards on four punts against UNLV on Sept. 13...had a field goal and five punts for 210 yards (42.0 avg.), downing three inside the 20, against No. 3 Georgia on Sept. 20...punted seven times for 303 yards (43.3 avg.), including a 59-yard boot in the fourth quarter, at California on Oct. 4...averaged 40.0 yards on nine punts, with four downed inside the 20, and had a season-high 61-yard punt in the third quarter at No. 8 USC on Oct. 11...had a season-best four made field goals at Oregon State on Nov. 1...made three more field goals the following week in win at Washington on Nov. 8, in addition to four punts for 165 yards (41.2 avg.)...made a field goal and averaged 49.5 yards on four punts in win over Washington State on Nov. 15...hit two field goals and downed six of his nine punts inside the 20 in victory over UCLA on Nov. 28...had a 40-yard field goal and averaged 43.7 yards on seven punts at Arizona on Dec. 6.
2007: Played in all 13 games...made 24 of his 25 field goal attempts and 46 of 48 PAT attempts...scored 118 points, tying him for the most in a season in school history with kicker Mike Barth, who did it in 2002...his 24 made field goals are tied for the second-most in school history, behind only Luis Zendejas' 28 in 1983...had 47 punts for 1,847 yards (39.3 avg.) after assuming the punting duties in ASU's win over Washington State on Oct. 6...the first freshman in history to receive the Lou Groza Award, presented annually to the nation's best kicker...one of three freshmen to be named to the AP All-American First Team, along with Texas Tech's Michael Crabtree and Missouri's Jeremy Maclin...became the 12th Sun Devil and second ASU kicker named to the Walter Camp All-America Team, as he received second-team honors...earned First-Team All-Pac-10 honors...was named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week three times...named a First-Team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News, CollegeFootballNews.com, Scout.com and Rivals.com...was a Pac-10 All-Academic First-Team selection...made his first career field goal, from 44 yards, in the first quarter of ASU's season-opening victory over San Jose State on Sept. 1...made two field goals, including a 48-yarder in the second quarter, in win over San Diego State on Sept. 15...began the Pac-10 season with seven field goals in the first two conference games, hitting three against Oregon State on Sept. 22 and then making four at Stanford on Sept. 29...hit the game-winning field goal, a 37-yarder with less than a minute remaining in the game, in three-point win at Washington State on Oct. 6...made three field goals against Washington on Oct. 13 and one more against California on Oct. 27...bounced back from his only miss of the season to make a 50-yarder on his next attempt at Oregon on Nov. 3...made a career-best 53-yard field goal at UCLA on Nov. 10...put ASU in the lead with two field goals in win over Arizona on Dec. 1...capped off his freshman season by making two more field goals in Pacific Life Holiday Bowl against Texas on Dec. 27...was named ASU's Babe Alex Demon Special Teams Player of the Year at team's year-end banquet.
2006: Redshirted as a member of ASU's scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Calif....earned first-team All-Serra League honors in 2003 and 2004 and was named to the All-Central City Team by The Los Angeles Times...lettered in football and soccer at Loyola...coached by Steve Grady.
PERSONAL: Majoring in kinesiology and business marketing at ASU...parents are John (lawyer) and Mary (registered nurse) Weber of Downey, Calif...has a brother, Joseph...born Sept. 27, 1987...full name is Thomas Edward Weber.
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