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#14 Ben Rhyne
Position: Punter
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 203
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Country Day
Major: Biomechanical Engineering
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As a Fifth-Year Senior (2014)
• Athlon preseason All-Pac-12 fourth team
• Phil Steele preseason All-Pac-12 third team

As a Senior (2013)
• Pac-12 Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team
• Ray Guy Award candidate
• Stanford's Academic Achievement Award (Tommy Vardell Award)
14 games played
• 52 punts
• 42.9 yards/punt
• Two touchbacks
• 13 fair catches
• 12 punts over 50 yards
• 15 punts inside 20-yard line
• Season-long 60-yard punt vs. Michigan State in Rose Bowl
• Starting punter in season opener against San Jose State, but did not attempt single punt
    • First game without Stanford punting since Sept. 17, 1994 (224-game span)
• Two punts (48.5 yards/punt) at Army
• First-quarter punt at Army was first by Stanford since 2013 Rose Bowl (span of 78:04)
• Six punts (44.5 yards/punt), including 58-yarder, vs. Washington
     • Three punts over 50 yards
• Six punts (43.0 yards/punt), incluing 54-yarder, vs. UCLA
• Seven punts (40.0 yards/punt), including 53-yarder, at Oregon State
     • Three punts over 50 yards
• One punt for 43 yards vs. Oregon
• Five punts (45.8 yards/punt) at USC
• Three punts (47.0 yards/punt) vs. Cal
• Five punts (49.8 yards/punt) vs. Michigan State in Rose Bowl

As a Junior (2012)
• Reserve specialist
• Called into punting and holding duties for two games
• First career punt (42-yarder in third quarter) at UCLA
• 39.0-yard average on three punts and one tackle at UCLA
• Six punts (42.2 yards/punt) in Pac-12 Football Championship Game with 56-yard touchback

As a Sophomore (2011)
• Saw action in five games
• Averaged 59.8 yards on 18 kickoffs with one touchback
• One kickoff for 70 yards during collegiate debut in home state North Carolina against Duke
• Handled kickoff duties for final three games of regular season
• Six kickoffs for 364 yards against Oregon
• Six kickoffs for 377 yards against Cal
• Five kickoffs for 265 yards against Notre Dame

As a Freshman (2010)
• Did not see action

The Rhyne File
• Graduated from Charlotte Country Day (N.C.) and played for head coach Bob Witman
• NCISAA all-state punter
• CISAA all-conference
• 13 of 16 on field goals, 50 of 51 point after attempts, 40.0 yards/punt as a senior
• School record holder for single-season field goals made (13) and best field goal percentage (81.3)
• School record holder for most single-season punting yards (1,885)
• Lettered in swimming and lacrosse
• Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Award (school’s top math and science student)
• Graduated in top-10 percent of class
• Cum Laude Society
• Born in Charlotte, N.C.
• Full name is Benjamin Greer Rhyne
• Son of Al and June Rhyne
     • Father played football at Davidson (1976-79)
• One older brother, Bo, two younger sisters, Haley and Anna
• Grandfather played football at North Carolina (1952-55)
• Majoring in biomechanical engineering

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