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Cory Jefferis
30   Cory Jefferis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Claremore, Okla.

High School:
Claremore HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 167

Position:
Place Kicker

Experience:
1L


Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . has played in 17 career games . . . has a career kickoff average of 63.1 yards on 105 kicks . . . 2009 - Played in the first three games . . . kicked off 13 times for a 57.8 average . . . had 11 of those kickoffs in the first two games at Tulane and New Mexico . . . handled all the kickoffs in the season opener against Tulane and had seven kicks for a 62.4 average . . . kicked off four times for a 60.8 average against New Mexico . . . had two kicks for a 36.0 average at Southern Miss . . . 2008 - Played in all 14 games . . . handled the kick-off duties as a true freshman walk-on . . . kicked off 92 times for a 63.8 average and had 14 touchbacks . . . kicked off eight times for a 63.4 yard average in his first career game against UAB . . . Overall -- Has a tremendously strong leg . . . did not go through spring due to an injury . . . can handle kick-offs and punting duties.

High School -- Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Claremore High School . . . was named first-team all-district as a kicker and was the District Special Teams Player of the Year in his senior season . . . connected on 7-of-11 field goals as a junior with a long of 49 yards . . . also lettered four years in soccer, and one each in basketball and cross country . . . high school coach was Keith Bell.

Personal -- Favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber . . . his favorite sports movie is the Replacements . . . the best job he's had was as a valet . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is soccer . . . favorite pro sports team is the Manchester United Soccer Club . . . parents are Jerry and Cheryl Jefferis . . . the youngest of four children . . . majoring in arts & sciences.

Jefferis' Career Statistics
Kickoffs	G	No	Yds	Avg	TB
2008 (Fr)	14	92	5870	63.8	14
2009 (So)	3	13	752	57.8	1
Totals	        17	105	6622	63.1	15