David Lonie
David Lonie

Player Profile
Palm Beach, Australia

High School:

Last College:
Ellsworth CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220



American Studies

Signed with the NFL's Washington Redskins ... a first-team Pac-10 All-Academic choice as a senior in 2005 ... did not have a punt blocked during his career.

2005: Ranked third in the Pac-10 and 32nd nationally with an average of 41.95 yards per punt ... 21 of his 61 punts landed inside opponents' 20-yard line ... had 10 punts that covered more than 50 yards, including a 56-yarder against USC ... had five punts downed inside the Sacramento State 20 in the season opener ... also kicked off 68 times with 27 touchbacks ... credited with three tackles during the season ... American studies major.

2004:Averaged 40.0 yards per punt to rank ninth in the Pac-10, but the Bears' 35.8 net average rated No. 7 in the conference ... sent seven punts over 50 yards ... laid down 22 punts inside the 20-yard line ... longest punt of the year came at Arizona, a 61-yard boot ... season-high average recorded at Arizona with 48.8 yards per punt.

Junior College: Australian native proved impressive at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, during 2003 ... converted 21-of-25 PAT attempts and 11-of-19 field goal tries while averaging 41.8 yards on 55 punts ... his kicking statistics were actually more impressive than the numbers indicate, as all four PAT misses were due to bad snaps and his eight field goal misfires were comprised of misses from 57 yards (twice) and 54 yards, plus five attempts that went awry because of bad or mishandled snaps ... his season longs were 69 yards punting and a 43-yard field goal ... kicked three field goals and averaged 44.5 yards on four punts in a 29-23, triple-overtime win over Hudson Valley in the 2003 Graphic Edge Bowl ... kicked a 36-yarder to send the bowl game into overtime and a 39-yarder to continue the game into a third OT ... named first team all-region and a JC All-America honorable mention in 2003 ... as a freshman in 2002, converted 8-of-12 field goal tries, with a long of 48 yards, and averaged 40.1 yards per punt, including a 75-yard boot.

High School: Attended Palm Beach Currumbin HS in Australia ... a state and national medalist in track from 1992-96 in high school, setting school records in the pole vault and javelin ... also all-region in soccer for five years and all-region in water polo for one year ... competed in the Pan Pacific Games in Perth, Australia, in 1996 as a decathlete and pole vaulter, representing his state and country ... member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and National Dean's List as an outstanding JC student.

Personal: Parents are Bill and Susan Lonie ... born in Gosford, Australia ... American studies major.

Lonie's Career Punting Stats

Year No. Yards Avg. Long 50+ I20
2004 47 1,879 40.0 61 7 22
2005 61 2,559 42.0 56 10 21
Totals 108 4,438 41.1 61 17 43