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36  Lones Seiber
Lones Seiber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Knoxville Central

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
3L


  • SEC All-Freshman Team by SEC coaches (2006)

Three-year starter at placekicker ... Set the single-season scoring record for kickers in 2007 ... Has made 38 of 63 career field goals ... Ranks second in school history in scoring (232 points), field goals made (38) and extra-points made (118) ... Career-long field goal is 48 yards in college (done three times) and has hit from 52 in high school ... Appeared in 36 games.

2008 (Junior): Tallied 67 points to lead the team ... Was 11-of-19 on field goal attempts and 34-of-36 on extra points ... Scored eight points against Georgia with a season-long 40-yard field goal and five PATs ... Made two field goals in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory.

2007 (Sophomore): Led the team in scoring with 99 points ... Set the school record for most points by a kicker in a season ... Tied a career-long field goal by kicking a 48-yarder against Eastern Kentucky, and then matched that kick with another 48-yarder against Vanderbilt ... Set a career high with three field goals against South Carolina (27, 41, 33) ... Matched his career high a week later by kicking three field goals, two in the fourth quarter and one in the second overtime, in the upset win over LSU (33, 27, 43) ... Named a "Star of the Week" by the Lou Groza Kickers Award for the LSU game.

2006 (Freshman): Had hip surgery during the summer of 2006 and was not at full strength when practice began ... Took over the starting placekicking duties beginning with the third game of the season ... Made 11-of-19 field goals on the season ... Longest was a 48-yard field goal vs. Georgia ... Made 33 of 34 extra-point tries ... Second on the team in scoring with 66 points ... Selected for the SEC All-Freshman Team by league coaches.

High School: Long-range kicker with impressive ability ... Played his senior season at Central HS in Knoxville, Tenn. ... All-state pick by The Associated Press and Tennessee Sportswriters ... Made 10 of 15 field goals (two of his five misses were longer than 55 yards and the other three were blocked) ... 96 percent of his kickoffs went for touchbacks ... Also averaged 46.2 yards per punt ... Named the area special teams player of the year and kicker of the year ... Helped Central to an 11-2 record and trip to the state quarterfinals in Class AAAA ... Was a high school teammate of current Wildcat A.J. Nance ... Part of a military family, he played his junior season at Wiesbaden American HS in Wiesbaden, Germany ... Made seven of nine field goals, including his career long of 52 yards ... Averaged 41.6 yards as a punter ... Team went 10-1 and won the European league championship for schools that play American football ... Named to the All-Europe team ... All-South Region prospect by PrepStar ... Coached at Central by Joel Helton ... "In addition to his kicking skills, Lones is a good athlete," Helton said. "He has great speed and is strong. He could have played wide receiver or defensive back for us." ... Played soccer while in Germany ... Honor roll student ... Decided on Kentucky over Tennessee and Tennessee Tech.

Personal: Born in Okinawa, Japan ... Name is pronounced "LONE-us SEE-ber" ... Son of Lones Seiber III and Kristi Seiber ... Lones Seiber III is in the Air Force, currently stationed in San Antonio ... Major is community communications and leadership development.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium