Daniel Carlson
Daniel  Carlson


Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Classical Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 218




Auburn vs. Alabama A&M

Nov. 19, 2016


04-09-16 A-Day

04-09-16 A-Day


Auburn Football at Mississippi State

Auburn Football at Mississippi State


9-18-14 Kansas State vs Auburn Football

9-18-14 Kansas State vs Auburn Football

CAREER: Appeared in 39 games in his career ... two-time Lou Groza Award finalist at placekicker (2015-16) … holds 12 Auburn kick or scoring records ... Auburn record eight career FG of 50+ yards (8-12) … 354 career points scored (second at Auburn) … Auburn career FG made leader (69) … 141 consecutive PAT made (best in Auburn history and second best in SEC history) ... eighth in SEC history with 69 career field goals ... fourth in SEC history with an 83.1 career field goal percentage ... second in Auburn history in scoring (354) and points kicking (348) ... third in career PATs made and attempted with 141-141

2016: All-America second team (Walter Camp, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Sports on Earth, AP, FWAA, CBS Sports, AFCA, Phil Steele) ... SEC Special Teams Player of the Year ... all-SEC first team (coaches, AP, ESPN, Pro Football Focus, Athlon, Phil Steele) ... appeared in every game this season ... Lou Groza award finalist for second consecutive year … holds Auburn’s single-season record for points kicking 128 ... nation’s second-best 57-72 touchbacks (79.2%) ... his 28 made field goals in 2016 are third in SEC history ... ranks seventh in SEC history with 32 field goal attempts in 2016 … 53-yard FG against Clemson is the 11th longest in FBS this season … scored 21 points against Arkansas State: 3-3 FG, 6-6 PAT and a 20-yard rushing TD on a fake field goal … FG, PAT vs. Texas A&M … tied Auburn and SEC record with six FG against LSU, with a long of 51 yds … 7-7 PAT but had a FG blocked vs. ULM … 25-yd FG, five PAT at Mississippi State … four FG, four PAT at Ole Miss … 3-4 FG vs. Vanderbilt with one blocked; connected from 53, 45, 33 yards … four field goals at Alabama … two field goals made in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma ... SEC player of week: Arkansas State, LSU, Ole Miss … Lou Groza weekly star: LSU, Vanderbilt … ESPN mid-season All-America … Preseason: Lou Groza Award, Wuerffel Trophy watch lists … AFCA Good Works team nominee … All-America first team (Athlon, Lindy’s), second team (CBS Sports) … all-SEC first team (Athlon, Lindy’s, Phil Steele, SEC coaches, SEC media, Birmingham News, CFN, ESPN) … August graduate in business … second team CoSIDA Academic All-American … SEC Academic Honor Roll ... SEC Community Service Team

2015: Lou Groza Award finalist (one of three) … Walter Camp second team All-American ... unanimous first team All-SEC selection (coaches and AP) ... one of three kickers in FBS with four FG of 51+ yards in 2015 … his string of 16 consecutive FG made set an Auburn record … Auburn record with four 50+ FG made in a season … 97 consecutive PAT made is fourth longest string in AU history … ranked fifth nationally in touchback percentage (71.0) … career long 56-yard FG vs. Louisville fifth-longest kick in FBS and set a Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game record … FG of 27 and 49 yards vs. Jacksonville State … 3-4 on field goals vs. Mississippi State, with a long of 51 … missed two FG vs. San José State … 3-3 FG at Kentucky with a long of 51 … 41-yard FG at Arkansas … 4-4 FG vs. Ole Miss, with long of 52 … 4-4 FG at Texas A&M … 2-2 FG vs. Georgia … 2-3 FG vs. Alabama … SEC special teams player of week (Louisville) … game captain: Ole Miss … Lou Groza Star (Kentucky, Texas A&M) … 4th team preseason all-SEC (Athlon) … nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-America ... SEC Academic Honor Roll and Academic Top Tiger

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 ... son of Jodie and Hans Carlson ... studying in the College of Business ... Chi Alpha Sigma honor society

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