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Daniel Carlson
Daniel  Carlson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Classical Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 213

Position:
K

Major:
Pre-Business

2014 | Kicked in all 13 games; punted in 12 games ... the first Tiger specialist to do punting, placekicking and kickoffs since Damon Duval (1999-2002) ... second team Freshman All-America (Scout.com) ... honorable mention Freshman All-America (College Football News) ... honorable mention AP all-SEC team ... 42.0 punting average for season ... 57-57 on PAT, the most made PAT in a season without a miss by an Auburn kicker ever ... 50-81 kickoffs were touchbacks ... against Arkansas, Carlson averaged 53.3 yards on three punts, downing two inside the 20, and had seven touchbacks on kickoffs ... 53.3 yds-per-punt average was the best for an Auburn punter (min. 3 punts) since Kody Bliss averaged 54.7 yards on three punts against ULM in 2003; 62-yard punt in the second quarter longest by an Auburn punter since Ryan Shoemaker had a 64-yard punt vs. Tennessee Tech in 2007 ... 27-yard field goal vs. San José State was his first collegiate FG ... FGs of 34 and 25 yards at Kansas State ... 25-yd FG vs. Louisiana Tech ... field goals of 46, 42 yds vs. LSU ... 3-4 field goals at Mississippi State ... 5-5 field goals at Alabama, the most by an AU kicker since Jaret Holmes vs. UAB in 1996 ... his 18 points kicking at Alabama tied the Auburn single game record with Al DelGreco vs. Kentucky in 1982 ... career-long 51-yard field goal in the Outback Bowl ... SEC Special Team player of week (LSU) ... SEC Freshman of the Week (Arkansas) ... CFPA specialist of week (Alabama) ... A-Day spring game special teams MVP ... SEC Academic Honor Roll and Academic Top Tiger

2013 | Did not see action while redshirting for the SEC Champions ... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School | Versatile kicking specialist with tremendous leg strength ... 10 field goals and 54 kickoffs for touchbacks as a senior for Coach David Bervig at The Classical Academy ... top-ranked kicker nationally at Kohl's Kicking Academy Underclassmen Challenge ... ranked No. 4 nationally among kickers by Scout and Rivals ... MaxPreps small school All-America ... No. 8 ranking from 247Sports ... U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... top-ranked kicker nationally by ESPN ... Denver Post No. 6 in-state prospect and all-state Class 3A as a junior and senior ... as a soccer player, helped TCA advance to state finals as a sophomore and junior

Personal | Birthday is January 23 ... Major at Auburn: Pre-Business ... son of Jodie Carlson and Hans Carlson

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