Danny Horwedel


Oak Ridge, Tenn.

High School:
Oak Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 206



Danny Horwedel


Post-Game Notes

LA Tech defeated UTEP, 55-3

2007: Started all 12 games as place-kicker...made 12-of-21 field goals...made a career-long 47-yard field goal against Utah State...made three field goals against New Mexico State in 22-21 win...made 25-of-26 extra point attempts... became fifth all-time scoring kicker and seventh overall at Tech with 254 points... 2006: Started all 13 games as Louisiana Tech's place-kicker ... Named to the Lou Groza Preseason Watch List ... Connected on 30-of-31 extra points during the season ... Made 8-of-12 field goals on the year ... Led Tech with 54 points ... Also punted four times for a 37.2 yard per punt average ... Handled some of the kickoff duties during the season ... Connected on a season-best two field goals against Utah State and North Texas ... Had a season long of 38 yards in win over Utah State ... Punted four times against Texas A&M due to an injury to the Bulldogs starting punter ... 2005: Started all 11 games as Louisiana Tech's place-kicker on extra points and field goals ... Named second team All-WAC ... Named second team all-state by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Named WAC Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 7) ... Named as a preseason Lou Groza Award candidate ... Connected on 34-of-38 extra points and 18-of-26 field goals during the year ... Scored a team-high 88 points ... Scored a career-high 16 points making all four field goals and all four extra points in win over North Texas ... Scored 10 or more points in five games for Tech ... Hit a pair of career-long 46 yard field goals, one vs. North Texas and one at Utah State ... Ranked No. 1 in WAC in scoring, No. 1 in field goals per game and No. 3 in field goal percentage ... 2004: Saw action in the last 10 games of the year for Tech ... Hit 8-of-14 field goals and 27-of-28 extra points during the season ... Scored 51 points ... Hit a career-best two field goals against SMU and UTEP ... Nailed a career long 43-yard field goal against UTEP... Scored a career-high 11 points in win over SMU ... High School: Lettered two years for coach Bruce Lussier at Oak Ridge High School in Tennessee ... Served as the punter and place kicker on kickoffs as a junior ... As a senior he was the punter, place kicker on kickoffs and field goal kicker ... Helped lead the Wildcats to the Region 2-5A championship as a senior and the state playoffs both years ... Named Tennessee Sports Writers Association first team all-state ... Named to the Knoxville Sentinel's Prep Extra All-Metro team ... First team All-Region 2-5A kicker ... Attended former Louisiana Tech kicker Chris Boniol's kicking camp ... Hit on 7 of 9 field goals, including a 45-yarder as a senior ... Averaged just over 37 yards per punt ... Ran cross country as a freshman ... Played for the Oak Ridge soccer team as a freshman and sophomore ... Also ran the 800-meters and the 110-meter hurdles for the track and field team ... Getting Acquainted: Son of Jim and Betsy Horwedel ... Has one sister, Chrissy ... Born April 17, 1986, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. ... Age 21.