MINERS

Ian Campbell
7  Ian Campbell

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Duarte, Calif.

High School:
Maranatha HS

Last College:
Mt. SAC College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
P

Experience:
2L

2011 (JUNIOR): Ray Guy Award semifinalist ... second team All-Conference USA selection ... ranked fourth nationally and first in C-USA in punting with an average of 46.1 yards, kicking 48 times for a total of 2,214 yards ... 46.1 season average ranks third in school history ... had 18 punts covering 50+ yards and averaged 50+ yards in three games (54.8 vs. Stony Brook; 54.7 vs. Colorado State; 50.6 vs. Houston) ... registered as many punts fair caught (six) as touchbacks (six) and posted 16 punts inside the 20-yard line ... did not have a punt blocked ... averaged 44.9 yards per game in C-USA only contests to rank first in the league ... boomed a season-best 71-yard punt versus Stony Brook ... rushed for 19 yards off a fake punt versus USF.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Ranked 11th in the country and second in Conference USA in punting with a 45.1-yard average ... punted 51 times for 2,300 yards with a long of 72 ... posted the fifth-best seasonal punting average in school history and the top figure by a Miner player since All-American Ed Bunn in 1992 ... boomed 17 of his punts for 50+ yards with eight resulting in touchbacks, eight in fair catches and 15 landing inside the 20-yard line ... did not have a punt blocked ... season-best 50.2-yard average was achieved versus Rice and UAB ... had four punts of 50 yards or more in the regular season finale at Tulsa ... averaged 45 yards per punt or greater in seven of 13 games ... rushed nine yards for a first down off a fake punt on UTEP's initial drive against SMU, setting up the Miners' first TD in a 28-14 win that secured bowl eligibility.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Transferred to UTEP after playing one season at Mt. SAC Junior College, where the team rolled to the national title with a final record of 13-1 ... boomed 60 punts for 2,459 yards (41.0 avg), including a long of 81 for the Mounties in 2009 ... placed 23 of his attempts inside the 20-yard line ... garnered second team SCFA All-National Division Central Conference honors ... redshirted the 2008 season ... four-year letterwinner for Maranatha High School ... started four years at punter, and was a starting DB for his final two years as well ... earned first team All-CIF accolades as both a punter and DB in 2008.

PERSONAL: Parents are Chris and Diane Campbell ... has one sister ... born 7/3/90 (Duarte, Calif.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.