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97  J.J. Housley
J.J. Housley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hazard, Ky.

High School:
Hazard

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
Sq


  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2006, 2007)

Team's backup placekicker ... Has played in three games ... Also an outstanding student ... Completed his bachelor's degree in pharmacy ... Currently in a dual-degree graduate school program; studying toward his doctor of pharmacy and his master's in business administration.

2007 (Junior): Notched two extra points in the Kent State game ... On the SEC Academic Honor Roll for a second year.

2006 (Sophomore): Began the season as the starting kicker until Lones Seiber returned from injury before the Ole Miss game ...Was 7-of-8 in PAT tries and 0-for-1 in field goal attempts ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in UK's junior-varsity game and made his only field-goal attempt, good from 27 yards.

2004 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Named his district's Special Teams Player of the Year ... An honorable mention all-state selection by the Louisville Courier-Journal ... The 2004 KHSAA Region 14 Sportsmanship Award recipient ... Started three years as a placekicker and punter for Hazard (Ky.) HS ... Scored 137 points on point-after-touchdown kicks during his three-year career ... Team went 10-2 in his senior season, won the district championship, and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs ... Coached by Mark Dixon ... The valedictorian of his Hazard HS class ... All-around athlete who also lettered in basketball and golf for four years each ... Was the captain of his basketball team his senior year, helping the team claim the All "A" Tournament state championship ... Captain of his golf team his junior and senior years ... Finished ninth in the state tournament his final campaign ... A member of the National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Born in Columbus, Ohio ... Parents are Charles and Mary Jo Housley ... Major is pharmacy.

Community Cats: Participated in a service event at UK Children's Hospital (2007).

Housley Career Statistics
Year	Position	G	FG	PAT	Total Points
2006	Kicker	2	0-1	7-8	7
2007	Kicker	1	0-0	2-2	2
Totals		3	0-1	9-10	9
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