The defense allowed only a touchdown and a field goal in a 68-play scrimmage.
The Spartans accomplished a lot in an hour scrimmage.
The Spartan placekicker is an ideal candidate for the award.
The Spartan kicker was a national semifinalist in 2017.
Women's swimming and diving lead all teams with nine honorees.
The Spartans opened the season losing to Tulsa, 45-10.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fourth season with the Spartans... The team's #1-placekicker and punter in 2018... Also has experience as a kickoff specialist... School single-season and career record holder for most field goals of 50 or more yards with five - all in 2017... Accounts for nearly 30 percent (29.4) of the field goals of 50 or more yards in school history (5-of-17)... A career-long 53-yard field goal vs. Utah State (9/23/17)... Has a .838 career field goal conversion percentage headed into the 2018 season.... Has the second longest streak of consecutive made field goals at San Jose State with 17 (11 in 2016 and six in 2017)... Kicked three field goals in a game four times as a Spartan... Three-time Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week since 2016... Team's leading scorer in 2016 and 2017... 2016 and 2017 Academic All-Mountain West... 2017 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete...Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2015.
2017: Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicking Award national semifinalist... Honorable mention All-Mountain West placekicker... Converted 14-of-17 field goals and finished 28th nationally for field goal percentage (82.4 percent)... Only missed field goal attempts were kicks of 52, 51 and 55 yards... Booted five field goals of 50 or more yards to set new school single season and career records... Previous San Jose State bests were two in a season and three in a career... Shared the national lead with Utah's Matt Gay for most field goals of 50 or more yards during the season... Career-long 53-yard field goal vs. Utah State matched the 14th longest by a NCAA Division I FBS kicker in 2017... Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Utah for kicking three field goals including one of 51 yards - his first career three-pointer of 50 or more yards... Named Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week a second time after the final regular season week of the season for the second year in a row in the 20-17 win over Wyoming after converting field goal tries of 44 and 52 yards... Served as the team's punter for two games and had a 39.7 average... Placed three of his 10 punts inside the 20-yard line... 10 of his 15 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks.
2016: Earned the kick-scoring duties during fall camp... Team scoring leader with 79 points... Fifth best single-season kick-scoring total by a San Jose State player... Converted 88.9 percent of his field goal tries (16-of-18)... 12th nationally among Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) players for field goal accuracy.... Second best single-season mark in school history for a player with at least one field goal made per game played... Tied for 33rd nationally for field goals made per game (1.33/game)... Finished the season making his last 11 field goal attempts... Then-career long 44 yard field goal in the UNLV win (10/29)... Kicked three field goals in a game three times - vs. UNLV, at Boise State (11/4) and in the win at Fresno State (11/26)... Named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for his kicking in the rain at Fresno State... Last missed field goal try was a 50-yard attempt against Hawai'i (10/8) to conclude the first half... 31-of-33 in PATs... Had two streaks of 14 consecutive made PATs... Only kickoff attempt of the season was an onside kick try at Boise State that the Spartans were unable to recover... Named the Outstanding Special Teams Player at the team's annual post-season awards gathering.
2015: Appeared in the first five games of the season... Was used in kick-scoring and kickoff situations... Was 6-of-7 in PAT's in the New Hampshire (9/3), Air Force (9/12) and Auburn (10/3) games... Converted a 38-yard field goal in the New Hampshire win and missed on a 36-yard attempt the following week at Air Force in his only two field goal tries for the year... Handled 22 of the team's 69 kickoffs... Had six touchbacks.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was the kicker for Heritage High in Frisco, Texas (Coach Che Hendrix)... Blossomed his senior season... The Special Teams Most Valuable Kicker for District 9-5A... Averaged 44.5 yards per punt, was 12-of-17 kicking field goals with a long of 47 yards against Liberty High on October 30, and converted all 61 of his PAT's... A first-team District 9-4A punter and second-team place kicker as a junior.
MORE ON BRYCE: A communication studies major... Was a 2014 Texas High School Coaches Association honorable mention Academic All-State award winner... ProKicker.com national recruiting rankings for the 2015 class prior to signing his National Letter-of-Intent: #3-kickoff specialist, #4 as a kicker, and #9 as a kicker/punter combo... Enjoys fly fishing and playing golf... Has a hole-in-one to his credit as a 12-year old on the par-3, fifth hole at the WestRidge Golf Course in McKinney, Texas... He is a native of Plano, Texas.