Stanford plays host to UCLA on Friday in the second annual Pac-12 Football Championship Game (FCG)
2012 (JUNIOR):Reserve specialist called into action for punting and holding the final two games of the season when Daniel Zychlinski was injured...made his collegiate punting debut at UCLA with a 42-yard punt in the third quarter...averaged 39.0 on three punts at UCLA and made first career tackle vs. returner Shaquell Evans...hit six punts in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game for 42.2-yard average with a 56-yard long touchback and one punt inside the 20...held for Jordan Williamson on PAT/FG in both games in Zychlinski's absence.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in five games to earn his first varsity letter...averaged 59.8 yards in his 18 kickoffs with one touchback...made his collegiate debut in his home state of North Carolina against Duke...handled one kickoff for 70 yards...handled kickoff duties for the final three games of the regular season in place of an ailing Jordan Williamson...had six kickoffs totaling 364 yards against Oregon...totaled 377 yards in six kickoffs against California...had five kickoffs for 265 yards against Notre Dame.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Charlotte (N.C.) Country Day School...played for head coach Bob Witman...was a punter and kicker...NCISAA all-state punter as a senior...CISAA all-conference selection, as well...made 13 of 16 field goals and converted on 50 of 51 point after attempts as a senior...compiled a 40.0 punting average...set school records for most field goals made (13) and best field goal percentage (81.3) and most punting yards (1,885) as a senior...also lettered in swimming and lacrosse...Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Award winner as the school's top math and science student...graduated in the top-10 percent of his class...Cum Laude Society member...parents are Al and June Rhyne...has one older brother, Bo and two younger sisters, Haley and Anna...father played football at Davidson College from 1976-79...grandfather played football at North Carolina from 1952-55...born in Charlotte, N.C....full name is Benjamin Greer Rhyne...majoring in biomechanical engineering.