Tyler Fredrickson
Tyler Fredrickson

Player Profile

Santa Barbara, CA

High School:
Dos Pueblos

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220




One of the most experience punters in the Pac-10, having launched 141 punts for 5,526 yards and a 39.2 average during his three-year college career which includes the past two seasons as a starter ... is the sixth-best returning punter in the Pac-10 with a 39.5 average in 2002 ... also opens camp as the team's No. 1 placekicker, having backed up Mark Jensen the past two seasons ... has earned Pac-10 All-Academic honors three straight years, including first team status last season ... boasts a 3.34 grade-point average as a Cal film major ... 2002 ... while his 39.5 average was slightly down from the previous season's 39.9 figure, made significant contributions to Cal's improved special teams play ... uncorked seven punts of 50 yards or better during the campaign and placed a career-high 19 kicks inside the opponents' 20-yard line ... averaged 44.8 yards on four punts at Michigan State, including a career-best 66-yarder against the Spartans ... also averaged 41.9 yards vs. UCLA, including three punts of 50 or more yards and three which landed inside the Bruins' 20-yard line ... turned in a 42.3 average in the Washington game ... 2001 ... a revelation in his first year of full-time duty, finishing in fifth-place tie in the Pac-10 with 39.5 yards per punt average ... exploded out of blocks by averaging 42.2 yards per punt (22 for 929 yards) his first four games ... was brilliant in consecutive game stretch in which he averaged 43.1 yards (8 for 345) with a long of 55 yards at Washington State Sept. 22 and punted at 42.7 clip (7 for 299) with long of 57 yards vs. Washington Sept. 29 ... only averaged under 38 yards per punt twice all season (37.9 vs. Oregon and 37.4 at Rutgers) ... 2000 ... punted in two games in relief of an injured Nick Harris ... had three kicks for a 31.3 average, including a long of 43, in the opener vs. Utah ... also punted once for 23 yards at Arizona State.

High School/Personal: Earned first team all-league three times at Dos Pueblos HS ... named second team All-CIF Southern Section punter as a senior ... as a place kicker, once booted three field goals, including the game-winner with four seconds left, to beat Cabrillo HS, 9-7 ... in soccer, was a four-time all-league performer ... as a film major, career goal is to become a film director or producer, and has already worked with such studios as Dreamworks, New Line Cinema and Buena Vista and at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch ... parents are Mark Fredrickson and Mimi Lessett ... born Feb. 26, 1981 in Santa Barbara, CA.


Year	Punts	Yards	Avg	LG	In 20
2000	4	117	29.2	43	1
2001	75	2959	39.9	57	17
2002	62	2450	39.5	66	19
Totals	141	5526	39.2	66	37