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Ryan Shoemaker
Ryan Shoemaker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 177

Position:
P

Major:
Exercise Science

2009 -- Did not play.

2008 -- First Team Preseason Media All-SEC ... First Team Preseason Coaches' All-SEC ... Athlon's Preseason Second Team All-SEC ... Phil Steele's Preseason First Team All-SEC ... Played in one game ... Against LSU, punted seven times for 35.4 average per kick ... Put two punts inside the 20 and had a long of 51 vs. LSU.

2007 -- Second Team Associated Press All-SEC ... Collegefootballnews.com's Freshman All-America Second Team ... Second Team Coaches' All-SEC honors ... Coaches' All-SEC Freshman team ... Rivals.com First Team Freshman All-America Team and Rivals.com First Team All-SEC ... Sporting News SEC All-Freshman Team and Sporting News First Team Freshman All-America Team ... Second in the Southeastern Conference and 16th nationally averaging 42.4 yards per punt ... Recorded at least one punt over 50 yards in nine of 12 games played ... Dropped 10 punts inside the 20 in last 27 punt attempts ... Placed 16 punts inside 20 ... In first action of Auburn career, punted six times for an average of 42.7 yards including a long of 53 against Kansas State ... Had a long punt of 53 yards against the Wildcats ... Punts of 52 and 53 yards (52.5 avg.) against South Florida before leaving the game with an injury to his left elbow while attempting to make a tackle ... One punt against New Mexico State was a career-long 62 yarder ... Had outstanding night at Florida, booting five kicks for an average of 45.0 with two placed inside the 20 ... Season-low 37.7 average on three punts at Arkansas ... Tallied a 41.6 yard average on five punts with two landing inside the 20 against Vanderbilt ... Named coaches special team's POW after averaging 52.0 yards per punt vs. Tennessee Tech ... Had long of 53 yards and placed two inside the 20 against Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl ... Punted the ball eight times for a 38.6 yard average in bowl game.

2006 -- Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Jerry Hood ... Selected to the 2005 Alabama Sports Writers Class 6A All-State First Team ... Averaged 39.5 yards per punt as a senior and 42.5 yards as a junior ... Was 12-18 on FG with a long of 48 and 38-39 on PAT his senior year ... Helped Oak Mountain to its best season ever in 2005 with a 10-4 record and a trip to the state semifinals ... Three-year starter at Oak Mountain ... Shelby County Reporter All-County Team as a senior.

PERSONAL -- Born Jan. 22, 1988 ... Son of Jim and Paula Shoemaker ... Major: Exercise Science.

Career Punting Stats
YEAR G NO YDS AVG IN20 LP/OPPONENT
2007 12 49 2080 42.4 16 62/New Mexico State
2008 1 7 248 35.4 2 51/LSU
Totals 13 56 2328 41.6 18 62/New Mexico State