Talent, competition at kicking positions has Hurricane confident entering season
Hurricane loses first game in C-USA play this year
Singleton scored game-winner with 1:33 left, Douglas ran for 169 yards, including 75-yard setup run
Tulsa - A two-year letterwinner and starting punter . . . has played in 21 career games . . . came to Tulsa at mid-semester in January 2011 as a gray-shirt after signing with Tulsa in February 2010 . . . a left-footed punter . . . has averaged 38.8 yards on 111 punts in his career . . . has placed 31 punts inside the 20-yard line and 38 have been fair caught . . . 2012 - Played in all 14 contests . . . handled the punting, kick-off and PAT/FG holding duties . . . averaged 39.1 yards on 77 punts with 22 fair caught and 24 inside the 20-yard line . . . averaged 61.9 yards on 89 kickoffs with 39 touchbacks . . . had a season-best 47.2 average on five punts at Marshall, including a career-long 61-yarder to the Marshall one-yard line . . . had a 44.2-yard average on four punts against UAB . . . also had 42.9-yard average with four inside the 20-yard line on nine punts against Fresno State . . . averaged 39.1 yards on 10 punts, including a career-long 58-yarder, and averaged 63.0 yards on kickoffs with three touchbacks in the season opener against Iowa State . . . 2011 - Punted in the first seven games . . . was named to the C-USA all-Freshman team . . . was one of 11 freshmen nationally that handled the punting duties for their school through the first seven games of the season . . . did not punt against SMU, UCF, Marshall, UTEP, #7 Houston and BYU . . . averaged 38.0 yards on 31 punts . . . had a season-long 51-yard punt against North Texas . . . 16 of his punts were fair caught and seven landed inside the 20-yard line . . . his first 20 punts went without a return . . . had eight punts for a 37.4 average in his first career game against #1 Oklahoma . . . Overall -Possesses a powerful leg . . . very athletic with good flexibility . . . improved his get-off time in the spring . . . can be a valuable weapon.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner at Union High School . . . was on Class 6A state championship teams in 2008 and 2009, and state runners-up team as a sophomore . . . converted 11-of-12 field goals his senior season at Union High School . . . among his field goals were a 51 and 55-yarder . . . averaged 40 yards per punt his senior season . . . named to The Oklahoman first team all-state squad as a senior . . . was a Tulsa World all-state second team selection . . . high school coach was Kirk Fridrich.
Personal - Favorite movie is Gettysburg . . . lists Field of Dreams as his favorite sports movie . . . the Baltimore Ravens is his favorite NFL team . . . San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson is his favorite pro athlete . . . the one word he uses to best describe himself is "funny" . . . his favorite TV show is "The Walking Dead" . . . enjoys playing ping pong . . . an old school song that he has on his iPod is Get Ready by The Temptations . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his brother, Tres, was a punter at the University of Oklahoma . . . parents are Leo and Debra Way . . . majoring in communication . . . born October 23, 1991.
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