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Dane Roy
Dane  Roy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bunyip, Australia

High School:
St. Paul's ASG

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 240

Position:
P


• 2018 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Second Team
• American Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 18, 2017)
• 2017 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Third Team
• 2016-17 American All-Academic Team
• American Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 14, 2016)

2017: Appeared in all 12 games at punter ... totaled 58 punts for a season average of 41.8 yards ... drilled 25 inside his opponents' 20-yard line to lead The American and had eight 50+ yard punts ... ended the year by dropping two of his five punts inside Fresno State's 20-yard line in the Hawaii Bowl, averaging 43.4 yards per punt ... tallied two punts for an average of 47.5, both of which fell inside the 20 at Tulane ... had three punts for an average of 46.0 yards in win vs. ECU ... tallied eight punts for an average of 48.0 yards in win at No. 17 USF ... had six punts for 269 yards for an average of 44.8 yards vs. Memphis including a career-long 59-yard punt ... had a 52 yard punt vs. Texas Tech ... had three punts for 121 yards for an average of 40.3 yards in win over Rice (Sept. 16) ... dropped all three of his punt attempts inside the Rice 20-yard line, including one inside the 10, forcing the Owls into two fair catches and no returns ... tallied six punts for a total of 260 yards, an average of 43.3 yards in season opener at Arizona ... had two punts inside the 20 and one touchback in 19-16 win.

2016: Houston’s starting punter in all 13 games ... tallied 59 punts for an average of 40.6 yards ... totaled six 50+ yard punts and placed 20 punts inside the 20-yard line ... had two punts for an average of 44 yards and ran for a first down of 11 yards on a fake punt at Memphis ... threw a 15-yard pass to Byron Simpson and had seven punts for 299 yards with a long of 47 yards in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville ... tallied a career-long 53 yard punt and totaled 11 punts for 486 yards in a home win vs. Tulane ... had six punts for an average of 41.8 yards at SMU ... tallied seven punts for an average of 42.1 yards in a home win vs. UConn ... had six punts and four inside the 20 in a road win at Cincinnati ... tallied a 50-yarder in both wins over Lamar and No. 3 Oklahoma.

Prior to Houston: A 27-year old former ice cream salesman from Bunyip, Australia, Roy comes to Houston after picking up the art of punting at ProKick Australia.

Roy, an Australian rules football player for Richmond Central, won the longest kick competition at the AFL grand final in Melbourne, Australia, after booting a torpedo 73 meters, which equates to 79 yards. Roy, who stands 6-7, also has a personal-best hang time of 5.4 seconds.

Dane Roy's Career Bests
Punts:
11, Tulane (2016)
Punt Yards:
486, Tulane (2016)
Punt Average:
50.0, Lamar (2016)
Long Punt:
59, Memphis (2017)
Passing Attempts:
1, Louisville (2016)
Passing Completions:
1, Louisville (2016)
Long Pass:
15, Louisville (2016)
Rushing Attempts:
1, at Memphis (2016)
Rushing Yards:
11, at Memphis (2016)
Long Rush: 11, at Memphis (2016)

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