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Kyle Schlicher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ankeny, IA

High School:
Ankeny HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 184

Position:
PK

Birthdate:
05/22/1983

Kyle Schlicher's Video Player Profile

Hawk-Items - - Ranks fourth in career scoring with 260 points . . . 94 points in 2005 ranks seventh in single-season scoring and 71 points in 2006 ranks 19th . . . ranks third in career field goals (51) . . . tied Iowa's single-season record with 21 field goals in 2004 . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten in kick scoring (5.9) . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten and 45th nationally in field goals per game (1.08) . . . ranked eighth in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (65%) . . . made two or more field goal in 15 career games.

2006 Honors - - Named honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches and media.

2006 Pre-season Honors - - Named pre-season honorable mention all-America by Street & Smith's . . . pre-season first team all-Big Ten by Street & Smith's, The Sporting News, Athlon Sports and CollegeFootballNews.com . . . pre-season all-Big Ten by Blue Ribbon Yearbook . . . named to pre-season Watch List for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award . . . named fifth best placekicker in the nation by The Sporting News . . . 2006 - - listed as first team kicker following spring practice . . . converted 12-18 field goals and 29-30 PATs for 65 points . . . did not see action in opening win over Montana due to injury . . . saw first action of the season in double overtime win at Syracuse . . . connected on 26-yard field goal to give Iowa a 10-7 advantage in the third period . . . added a 24-yard field goal in first overtime to force second extra period, improving to 2-2 in career overtime games . . . added two PATs vs. Syracuse and missed wide left on a 43-yard attempt early in the fourth period . . . handled all placement duties in win over Iowa State . . . made all three PAT attempts and connected on both field goal attempts . . . booted 38-yard field goal for Iowa's first points in the game . . . closed the scoring with a 44-yard field goal with 42 seconds remaining to secure 27-17 win . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts in win at Illinois . . . was 3-3 on PATs and added a 45-yard field goal vs. Illinois . . . longest three-pointer of the season was into a stiff wind . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . connected on 32-yard field goal in the first period on his only attempt of the game and added 2-2 PATs . . . handled all placements in win over Purdue . . . scored 11 points vs. Purdue on 2-2 field goals and 5-6 PATs . . . connected on three-pointers from 39 and 27 yards . . . scored four points (four PATs) in loss at Indiana . . . missed on FG attempts of 51 and 34 yards, missing more than one field goal in a game for just the second time in his career . . . handled all placements and kickoff duties in loss at Michigan . . . connected on both field goal attempts vs. Michigan, connecting from 34 and 22 yards in the third period . . . handled all placements and kickoff duties in win over Northern Illinois . . . connected on 3-3 PATs and 1-3 field goals, connecting from 38 yards . . . has booted two or more field goals in 15 career games . . . handled all placements and kickoff duties in loss to Northwestern . . . had no field goal attempts and made his only PAT attempt vs. Northwestern . . . handled all placements in loss to Wisconsin . . . connected on 3-3 PATs and missed only field goal attempt, a 57-yarder on the final play of the first half . . . connected on 3-3 PATs and only field goal attempt from 37 yards in loss at Minnesota . . . handled all placements in Alamo Bowl vs. Texas . . . connected on 3-3 PATs vs. Texas and 1-2 field goals . . . was good on 38-yard field goal with 6:20 remaining vs. Texas to narrow Iowa deficit to 26-24.

2005 Honors - - Second team all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . second team all-Big Ten by college football news.com . . . Reggie Roby Special Teams Specialist of the Year . . . one of 20 kickers in the nation named as a semi-finalist for the 2005 Lou Groza Collegiate Kicker of the year award . . . 2005 - - listed as first team placekicker following spring practice . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in opening win over Ball State . . . made all eight PAT attempts and had no field goal attempts . . . Ball State averaged just 13.4 yards on eight KO returns . . . made only field goal attempt at Iowa State, a 44-yarder . . . handled all placement duties in win over Northern Iowa, hitting all six PAT attempts and a 23-yard field goal . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties at Ohio State . . . made both field goal attempts at OSU, including a career-best 52-yarder on his first career attempt of 50 yards or more . . . added a 37-yard field goal at OSU as well . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in win over Illinois . . . made all five PAT attempts vs. Illinois and had no field goal attempts . . . allowed Illinois just two KO returns for 19 total yards . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in win at Purdue . . . scored season-high 14 points at Purdue on four field goals and two PATs . . . connected from 33, 31, 21 and 34 yards, while missing 47-yard attempt for first miss of the season . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in win over Indiana . . . scored eight points vs. Hoosiers, hitting 5-5 PATs and his only field goal attempt from 35 yards on the final play of the first half . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties vs. Michigan, scoring eight points on two field goals and two PATs . . . connected on 32-yard field goal as time expired to force overtime and added a 28-yard field goal in overtime . . . only missed field goal (41 yards) was partially blocked . . . allowed Michigan just 15-yard average on two KO returns . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties at Northwestern . . . scored nine points vs. Wildcats on 3-3 PATs and 2-3 field goals . . . connected on field goals of 19 and 32 yards . . . allowed Northwestern just a 15.6 average on five KO returns . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in win at Wisconsin . . . connected on field goals of 35 and 32 yards and connected on both PAT attempts . . . allowed Badgers less than 20 yards on three KO returns . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in win over Minnesota, connecting on 7-7 PAT's and a 28-yard field goal . . . handled all kickoff and placement duties in Outback Bowl vs. Florida, connecting on 3-3 PATs and 1-2 field goals . . . connected on 45-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to move Iowa within 24-31, and then executed perfect onside kick that Iowa recovered before play was nullified by a penalty.

2004 Honors - - Honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . Coaches Appreciation Award, special teams . . . 2004 - - handled all field goal and PAT attempts and all kickoff duties in all 12 games . . . season totals included 21-26 field goals and 29-32 PATs for 92 points . . . made final nine field goal attempts of season and 12-15 attempts in final four games . . . made 18-19 field goal attempts from inside 40 yards . . . handled all place kicking in win over Kent State . . . connected on first field goal attempt of his career, a 20-yarder to conclude Iowa's first drive of the season . . . also was good from 33 yards and missed a 44-yarder . . . made 3-5 PATs and five of eight kick-offs went for touchbacks . . . handled all place kicking in win over Iowa State . . . converted both PAT attempts and one of two field goals . . . connected on 39-yard FG in third quarter after a 44-yard attempt was blocked in the first half . . . two of four kickoffs were not returned . . . handled all place kicking at Arizona State . . . had no field goal attempts and made only PAT attempt . . . handled all placements at Michigan, making both PAT attempts and adding a 25-yard field goal in the third quarter in his only FG attempt . . . handled all placements in win over Michigan State, making all five PAT attempts and his only field goal attempt, a 23-yarder . . . leads team in scoring with 28 points . . . handled all placements in win over Ohio State . . . earned Big Ten special teams co-Player of the Week honors after scoring nine points vs. OSU, hitting 2-2 field goals and 3-4 PATs (only miss was blocked) . . . career-best 45-yard field goal in first half is career-best and he added a 41-yarder in the second half . . . handled all placements in win at Penn State, with two 27-yard field goals providing all the Iowa points in 6-4 victory . . . allowed PSU just 13.5 yards on KO returns . . . has made seven straight field goals since missing first attempt vs. Iowa State in second game . . . handled all placements in win at Illinois . . . connected on all three PAT attempts and had no field goal attempts . . . handled all placements in win over Purdue . . . connected on three of six field goal attempts, with one being blocked and another hitting the top of the upright and bouncing away . . . made kicks of 34, 22 and 26 yards for a career-best three FGs in a game . . . also made both PAT attempts . . . three of six kickoffs were touchbacks . . . handled all placements in win at Minnesota . . . made all five field goal attempts (36, 22, 20, 38, 49) and was 2-2 in PATs, scoring 17 points to earn co-honors as Big Ten special teams Player of the Week . . . 49-yard field goal in fourth quarter marked a career best and gave Iowa a 29-20 advantage . . . five field goal and 17 kicking points established Iowa single-game records . . . handled all placements in win over Wisconsin to clinch share of Big Ten title . . . made all three field goal attempts and all three PATs in win over Badgers, hitting field goals of 31, 21 and 34 yards . . . handled all placements in Capital One Bowl win over LSU . . . made only field goal attempt vs. LSU from 19 yards and made all three PAT attempts.

2003 - - Only action of the season came in win over Buffalo, where he converted all three of his PAT attempts and had no field goal attempts.

2002 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Named to elite all-state team as a junior and senior . . . regarded as one of the top prep kickers in the Midwest . . . all-conference first team all three years in high school . . . Career - - connected on 11-15 field goal attempts as a senior, including a best of 56 yards . . . successful on 58-59 PATs and 56 of his 76 kickoffs went for touchbacks in his senior season . . . career totals include 20-27 field goals, 138-142 PATs and 137 of his 190 kickoffs were touchbacks . . . scored 198 points during prep career . . . helped prep team post a 10-2 record as a senior when Ankeny advanced to semi-finals of Class 4A playoffs . . . Ankeny had a three-year football record of 24-7 during his prep career . . . did not play football until the ninth grade.

Personal - - Born 5/22/83 . . . open major . . . parents are Kim and Keith Hartje and Julie and Ray Schlicher . . . high school coach was Jerry Pezzetti.

Schlicher's Collegiate Stats

Scoring FGs Lng PATs Points
Freshman 0-0 - - - 3-3 3
Sophomore 21-26 49 29-32 92
Junior 17-21 52 43-44 94
Senior 13-20 45 32-33 71
Career 51-67 52 107-112 260
Field Goals 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-+ Total Blk
Freshman 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
Sophomore 1-1 10-10 7-8 3-7 0-0 21-26 1
Junior 1-1 4-4 9-10 2-5 1-1 17-21 1
Senior 0-0 4-4 7-10 2-4 0-2 13-20 0
Career 2-2 18-18 23-28 7-16 1-3 51-67 2
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