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One of the nation's top punters the last two seasons ... Preseason first-team all-league punter in 2011 by Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon, Lindy's, Mountain West (media) and Phil Steele Magazine ... National Preseason Special Teams Watch List at punter by the College Football Performance Awards ... 2010 and 2009 Ray Guy Award Watch List ... Earned the starting punting job as a true freshman ... SDSU's first oral commitment of the 2008 class ... Has 41 kicks for 50 or more yards in his career, landing 45 inside the 20-yard line ... An additional 50 punts have been fair caught ... Already ranks third in school history in career punting yards (7,887) and in attempts (185).
2010: Named a first-team all-MWC selection, the first Aztec punter so honored ... Tabbed the team's special teams player of the year ... Ranked first in the MWC and eighth nationally in punting (45.4 ypk.) ... His 45.4 average was third best in school season history ... Had 16 kicks for over 50 yards and dropped 18 inside the 20-yard line ... Had to punt just once in the first game of the year vs. Nicholls, booming it 56 yards ... Averaged 50.8 yards per punt at New Mexico State (No. 9 in SDSU single-game history), posting three of his four kicks for over 50 yards and landing two inside the 20-yard line ... Matched his career high with 10 kicks at No. 25 Missouri, averaging 45.6 yards (career high for total yards) and dropping three inside the 20-yard line ... His 67-yarder vs. the Tigers matched his career best and ties as the 13th-longest in school history ... Only three punts vs. Utah State, averaging 46.0 yards with a long of 57 and landed one inside the 20 ... Dropped three of his four punts vs. Air Force inside the 20-yard line ... Landed three punts inside the 20 and had three for more than 50 yards in the win at UNM ... MWC Special Teams Player of the Week after belting an 89-yard punt at Wyoming ... His 89-yard effort is a school record, was the longest in the FBS in 2010 and is second in MWC history ... Punted twice for a 47.0 average vs. Utah ... Did not have to punt vs. UNLV ... Dropped all three of his punts inside the 20-yard line against Navy.
2009: Second-team all-Mountain West Conference ... Phil Steele's mid-season all-MWC first team ... Ended the campaign ranked 13th nationally in punting average (43.8) and was 18th in net punting ... Of his 61 punts, 17 traveled more than 50 yards and 13 were downed inside the opponent's 20-yard-line ... Average ranked fifth in school single-season history, while his 2,674 yards were ninth all-time ... Only had seven touchbacks the entire season ... Had eight punts for an average of 44.8 yards at UCLA, including a long of 51 ... Had just two punts in the win over Southern Utah, booming one 50 yards and the other 41 yards ... Averaged 46.3 yards on three boots at Idaho with a long of 51 yards ... Hit two 57-yard punts at Air Force and also added a pair of 56-yard efforts ... Punt average of 52.5 against the Falcons is fourth-best in Aztec single-game history and a career high ... Six punts, including three that were fair caught, with an average of 44.8 in the win over NMSU ... Two 50-yard punts vs. BYU and one at CSU ... MWC Player of the Week after dropping five of his seven punts inside the 20 in the win over New Mexico ... Also tallied a 59 and 50-yard vs. the Lobos ... Had eight punts for a 47.0 avg. at Utah with his first boot going for a career-long of 67 yards ... Three of his four punts against the Utes were for at least 50 yards ... Landed three of his six kicks at UNLV inside the 20-yard line.
2008: Was the Aztecs' starting punter in all 12 contests ... Averaged 39.5 yards a punt with a long of 65 ... Had eight kicks of more than 50 yards and dropped 14 inside the 20-yard line ... Got off to a solid start, booting his first two career punts within the Cal Poly 20-yard line in the opener ... Punted four times, averaging 39.5 yards, with a long of 49 ... Career-high eight punts at Notre Dame for 267 yards ... Had his best performance of the year, booting three balls for over 50 yards at San Jose State, including a long of 65 yards ... Averaged 45.8 yards per kick vs. the Spartans and dropped one inside the 20 ... Dropped two of his four punts inside the 20 vs. Idaho ... His 10 punts at TCU tied for seventh in SDSU game history ... Seven punts with a long of 57 yards against Air Force ... Averaged over 40 yards on eight punts at New Mexico, including a long of 48 ... Punted three times against CSU with a long of 47 yards ... Best career punt average at Wyoming, kicking five times for 248 yards (49.6) with two inside the 20-yard line ... Had three punts of more than 50 yards, including one for 57 against the Cowboys ... Had four punts at BYU with one inside the 20 ... Averaged 43.2 yards on five punts vs. No. 8 Utah, including two inside the 20 and one for 50 yards ... Concluded his first season with four kicks vs. UNLV, averaging 42.2 yards.
High School: Ranked the No. 5 punter in the nation by Scout.com ... Was a member of the "Chris Sailer Kicking" top-12 list ... Eastern League Kicker of the Year and first-team all-league as a senior ... Had punts of 61 yards and two of 51 yards, as well as five extra point conversions and three touchbacks in a Cathedral Catholic win his senior year ... Cathedral won the CIF Div. III title in 2007 and ended up with a 10-2 record ... Had two tackles in the championship game as a defensive back ... Two-time San Diego Union-Tribune all-academic honoree ... Was the Dons' special teams player of the year as a sophomore and senior ... Also played lacrosse, garnering his team's most improved award in 2005.
Personal: Born April 14, 1990, in Oceanside, Calif. ... Son of Joseph and Marcia Stahovich ... Majoring in biology.
STAHOVICH'S CAREER STATISTICS
Career Highs: Punts: 10 at Missouri (9/18/10), at TCU (10/4/08); Yards: 456 at Missouri (9/18/10); Avg. (More than 1 att.): 52.5 (6-for-315) at Air Force (9/26/09); Long: 89 at Wyoming (10/30/10).