Brandon Heicklen
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Brandon  Heicklen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tarzana, Calif.

High School:
El Camino Real High

Last College:
Boise State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
Punter

Experience:
1L

03/21/2018

Twenty-Nine Aztecs Earn Academic All-MW Honors For Fall 2017

MW announces Fall All-Academic Team

09/23/2017

No. 22/25 Football-Air Force Postgame Notes

No. 22/25 Football-AFA postgame notes

09/23/2017

Penny Scores 3 TDs, No. 22 SDSU Holds Off Air Force 28-24

FB: No. 22 Aztecs hold off Air Force 28-24

09/02/2017

San Diego State Football-UC Davis Postgame Notes

SDSU Football-UC Davis postgame notes

08/17/2017

SDSU Football News Conference Quotes

SDSU Football news conference quotes

Entering 2018 season

Brandon Heicklen Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

  • Mountain West Fall All-Academic Team (2017)

    Joined the Aztecs in the fall of 2017, immediately assuming punting duties ... An accurate punter who continues to work on his leg power ... Is able to punt in both the traditional style and Aussie style.

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
    Punted 59 times on the season for 2,258 yards (38.3 avg.) ... Eighteen (18) of his 59 punts landed inside the 20-yard line, including eight inside the 10, and 27 were fair caught ... Had a long of 51 yards ... Posted a net average of 34.5 ... Punted for the first time at the Division I level in the opener against UC Davis, punting three times for 111 yards (37.0 avg.) ... Two of his three punts landed inside the 20-yard line, including one on the 5 ... Two of his three punts were fair caught with the other going for a 0-yard return ... Had three touchbacks ... Punted four times for 153 yards (38.2 avg.) with a long of 43 at Arizona State ... Finished with a net average of 37.5 as only one of his four attempts were returned for just three yards ... Two of his punts ended up inside the 20, including one at the 6 ... Punted five times for 192 yards (38.4 avg.) against No. 19/19 Stanford with a long boot of 49 yards ... Punted five times in stormy conditions at Air Force for 193 yards (38.6 avg.) with a career long of 51 yards ... Ended up with a touchback and one of his attempts was blocked (goes down as a "team" punt, which was returned to the Falcon 4-yard line, leading to a touchdown) ... Punted a career-high 10 times for 399 yards (39.9 avg.) vs. Northern Illinois ... The 39.9 average was a then career best, as was his three punts inside the 20-yard line and seven fair catches ... Posted a long of 49 yards ... Also was the team's holder for most of the game after Mikah Holder (also a wide receiver) was ejected for the game for a targeting call ... Punted three times for 115 yards (38.3 avg.) with two touchbacks and a long of 41 yards at UNLV ... Booted seven times for 248 yards (35.4 avg.) against Boise State with a long of 42 yards ... Two of his seven punts landed inside the 10-yard line ... Was called upon to punt six times for 255 yards (42.5 avg.) against Fresno State, landing two inside the 20, including one on the 11 and another on the 9 ... The 42.5 punt average was a career high, as was his 40.2 net average ... Posted a long of 50 yards (his second 50-yard punt of the season) ... Punted five times at Hawai'i for 171 yards (34.2 avg.) with three inside the 20 and a long of 42 yards ... Ended up with a net average of 34.8 as the one return was a loss of three yards ... Did not punt at San José State, marking the first time an Aztec has not punted in a game since 2010 and just the third time since 1996 ... Punted four times for 146 yards (36.5 avg.) with a long of 40 yards against Nevada ... Three of his four punts landed inside the 20-yard line and none of the four punts were returned ... Punted five times for 208 yards (41.6 avg.) with a long of 50 yards vs. New Mexico ... Net average of 41.6 was a career high ... One his punts landed inside the 20 (on the 6) and four of the five were fair caught ... Made his first bowl appearance against Army West Point in the Armed Forces Bowl, punting twice for 37 yards (33.5 avg.) with a long of 34 yards.

    AT BOISE STATE
    Practiced with the Broncos during the spring campaign, but transferred to SDSU in time for fall camp.

    AT SANTA MONICA COLLEGE
    Redshirted the 2016 season at Santa Monica College ... In 2015 averaged 43.8 yards over 37 punts with a long of 62 yards ... Had 16 of his punts land inside the 20-yard line with only three touchbacks.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Lettered at El Camino Real High School ... Was a two-time all-West Valley League first-team selection (2013-14) ... Also was an all-city first-team pick in 2014 ... Averaged 47.3 yards with a long of 67 as a senior in 2014 ... As a junior, punted 29 times, averaging 42.9 yards per punt ... Averaged 41.2 yards per punt as a sophomore.

    PERSONAL
    Brandon Matthew Heicklen was born July 8, 1997, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Son of Michael and Claire Heicklen ... Is majoring in economics.

    SEASON BESTS
    Punts: 10 vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)
    Yards: 399 vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)
    Avg. (min. 2 attempts): 42.5 (6-for-255) vs. Fresno State (10/14/17)
    Net Avg. (min. 2 attempts): 41.6 vs. New Mexico (11/24/17)
    Punt Long: 51 at Air Force (9/23/17)
    Fair Caught: 7 vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)
    Inside 20: 3 vs. Nevada (11/18/17), at Hawai'i (10/28/17), vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)

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