• American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 21, 2016)
• 2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
• Lou Groza Star of the Week (Sept. 6, 2016)
• 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team
• 2013 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team
Career: Played in 43 career games beginning as a kickoff specialist before adding placekicking duties his final two years ... set the Houston career record for field goal percentage at 85.7 percent, connecting on 24-of-28 field goals ... finished his career sixth on the Houston career kick scoring chart with 104 points ... fifth on the career PATs chart with 107.
2016: Finished the season 16-of-20 on field goals made and was 13-of-15 from the 30+ range ... also was 55-of-58 on PATs ... had 84 kickoffs with 37 touchbacks and an average of 62.9 yards per attempt ... drilled three made field goals (41, 25, 26) and had nine kickoffs for a total of 527 yards at Memphis (Nov. 25) ... hit two field goals (46, 33) and had seven kickoffs for a total of 451 yards in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville (Nov. 17) ... tallied five kickoffs for 319 yards in a home win over Tulane (Nov. 12) ... had one field goal and six kickoffs for 371 yards in a home win over UCF (Oct. 29) ... tallied seven kickoffs for an average of 62..6 yards in a win over Tulsa (Oct. 15) ... had seven kickoffs for an average of 63.9 yards and made two field goals in a road loss at Navy (Oct. 8) ... had seven kickoffs for 426 yards and six extra points in a win over UConn (Sept. 29) ... tallied nine points with one made field goal in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... had eight points, including a 32-yard field goal in a road win at Cincinnati (Sept. 15) ... notched four field goals, including a career-long 47-yarder in the first half vs. No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3) ... scored 15 of Houston’s 33 points vs. the Sooners.
2015: Finished the season a perfect 8-for-8 on field goals and 51-for-51 on extra points ... held starting kickoff role all season and took over starting placekicker role in the fifth game of the season vs. SMU ... finished the year 11th in The American in scoring with 75 points despite not holding placekicking duties for the first four games of the season ... one of just three kickers in The American to remain perfect on PATs for the year ... fifth in The American with 30 touchbacks and an average of 62.3 on kickoffs ... hit a 39-yard field goal and all five extra points vs. Florida State in Houston’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl win ... connected on a 24-yard field goal and three extra points in the team’s American Athletic Conference Championship game win over Temple ... drilled a career-long 45-yard field goal and was perfect on extra points, going 7-for-7 in win over Navy ... recorded his first career field goal, a 34-yarder in win at UCF.
2014: Appeared in all 13 games as Houston’s kickoff specialist in 2014 ... totaled 75 kickoffs for 4,620 total yards, an average of 61.6 yards per kickoff ... racked up 21 total touchbacks and registered one made PAT ... registered four kickoffs for 239 yards for an average of 59.8 in Houston’s Armed Forces Bowl victory ... connected on his lone PAT of the season, against UNLV.
2013: Played in three games as a backup kickoff specialist ... had five kickoffs with one touchback and an average of 60.8 yards per kick ... had his lone touchback in the season opener vs. Southern.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 1 kicker nationally by Scout ... No. 2 kicker nationally by KornBlue Kicking ... No. 6 kicker nationally by 247Sports ... No. 7 kicker nationally by Chris Sailer ... No. 10 kicker nationally by ESPN ... No. 11 kicker nationally by Rivals ... No. 3 kicker in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell ... one of the nation’s top kickoff specialists ... member of the Chris Sailer TOP 12 ... member of the Chris Sailer Event Elite ... eighth annual National Kicking Spring Event Class of 2013 kickoff champion ... 2012 National Event Class of 2013 kickoff champion ... 2012 National Event Field Goal finalist ... 2012 Texas Nike Spring Camp champion ... 2012 National Spring Event Field Goal finalist ... 2012 National Spring Event Field Goal Last Man Standing champion ... helped team win the 2011 Texas State Championship ... helped lead football team to a state title as a junior and soccer team to a state title as a sophomore ... earned Second-Team All-District honors as a senior and Honorable Mention All-District honors as a junior ... high school team was 28-2 over his final two seasons ... member of FCA ... was active in community recycling club and mission trips.
Personal: Son of Judy and Tim Cummings ... has participated on a number of mission trips and reads in elementary schools.
Ty Cummings' Career Bests
Kickoffs: 10, 3x, last at Texas State (2016)
Kickoff Average: 65.8, at BYU (2014)
Total Kickoff Yards: 629, Texas State (2015)
Extra Points: 8, at UCF (2015)
Field Goals: 4, vs. Oklahoma (2016)
Long Field Goal: 47, vs. Oklahoma (2016)
Tackles: 1, at Tulane (2015)