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Greg Hiett
98  Greg Hiett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
William Howard Taft

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
P

Experience:
2L

2008 (JUNIOR): Punted five times for 206 yards (41.2 avg.) with a long of 46 ... three of his punts were fair caught and three landed inside the 20-yard line ... earned a spot on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in three games (Texas Southern, Southern Miss, at UCF) ... averaged 42.8 yards on six punts ... saw the most extensive action of his collegiate career against the Golden Eagles and came up big with four punts for 193 yards, a 48.2-yard average ... three of his four punts versus Southern Miss traveled 50 yards or longer.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Served as UTEP's backup punter, but did not see game action ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Second team All-District choice as a senior at William Howard Taft High School in San Antonio ... averaged 38.0 yards on punts as a sophomore, 39.0 as a junior and 40.0 as a senior ... part of two bi-district title squads, including a 10-4 club that was area and regional champion his senior year ... prep coach was Lee Bridges ... two-year letterwinner in basketball ... National Honor Society student who graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.

PERSONAL: Parents are William Patrick and Young Hui Hiett ... has one brother and one sister ... born 1/16/87 (Mission Viejo, Calif.) ... Kinesiology major.