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  Tom Schneider
Tom Schneider

Player Profile
Hometown:
Walnut Creek

High School:
Las Lomas

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 194

Position:
Placekicker

Birthdate:
04/05/1985

Experience:
3V

Major:
Legal Studies

Ranks fourth all-time at Cal in career points with 257, just 32 points from surpassing Doug Brien (1991-93) for Cal's all-time lead.

2007: Suffered a leg injury in warm-ups before the season-opener against Tennessee and missed the entire season ... still earned the team's Everett Merriman Award as the player demonstrating the best commitment to community service.

2006: Led the Bears in scoring with 97 points, the eighth-most in a season at Cal ... ranked third in the Pac-10 in scoring ... flawless in PATs (52-of-52) and hit 15 of 20 field goals, including 13-for-15 inside 50 yards ... tied the school record for longest field goal with his 55-yarder against Stanford ... also hit four of five field goal attempts against Stanford (55, 23, 40, 30) to earn Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... knocked home two field goals against Arizona (46, 20) ... connected on three-of-four field goals against Washington (21, 50, 29) ... picked up Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week honors after going five-of-five in extra points and connecting on both of his field goals (37, 42) against Oregon State.

2005: Led Cal in scoring with 77 points ... hit nine of his 16 field-goal attempts and 50 of his 52 extra-point tries ... was 4-for-4 on field-goal tries at UCLA, one shy of the school record for a single game ... connected on three of his seven attempts from beyond 40 yards with one of those misses coming in tough weather from 53 yards at Oregon ... ended the regular season having converted on seven of his last 10 FG attempts ... hit 49- and 27-yard field goals in the season opener against Sacramento State ... nailed field goals from 45 yards out against Stanford and Oregon ... the 49-yarder against the Cardinal is his personal best ... missed a 50-yard attempt in the bowl win over Brigham Young.

2004: A walk-on, he was rewarded with a scholarship after the season ... hit a Cal season school record 56-of-57 extra points (eclipsing Tyler Fredrickson's 54-of-54 in 2003), with lone miss in the second game vs. New Mexico State ... made 9-of-16 field goals, recording a long of 48 yards vs. Arizona State ... converted 3-of-5 between 40-49 yards ... connected on four of his last five tries, including a 42-yard field goal vs. Stanford.

2003: Redshirt.

High School: Named first-team all-league in 2002, as his team won the North Coast 2A title with an 11-2 record ... made game-winning 52-yard field goal with two seconds left in first ever football game ... that 52-yarder remains the longest field goal he's kicked in a game ... only played football his senior year ... played four years of soccer, three years of golf and one season of baseball in high school ... served as captain of his school's Academic Decathlon team.

Personal: Lists fishing, dominos, cooking and foosball among his hobbies ... parents are Thomas and Patricia Schneider ... sister, Jennifer, competed in equestrian program at Fresno State while another sister, Jamie, played water polo at San Jose State ... born April 5, 1985 ... legal studies major.

Schneider's Career Kicking Stats

Year G-GS Pts PAT-A FG-A 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
2004 12-0 83 56-57 9-16 5-5 1-6 3-50-0
2005 12-0 77 50-52 9-16 4-5 2-4 3-50-2
2006 13-0 97 52-52 15-20 5-5 3-3 5-72-5
Totals 37-0 257 158-161 33-52 14-15 6-13 11-17 2-7

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