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Adrian Mora
Position: Kicker
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Dalton, Ga.
High School: Dalton
Experience: 5 Years
Adrian Mora bio
Release: 09/25/2007

Took advantage of starting opportunity and turned in a stellar freshman campaign… returns as one of the top kickers in the conference and could challenge for national postseason honors…

REDSHIRT-FRESHMAN (2008): Second Team All-SoCon… SoCon All-Freshman Team… sat out the first three games of the season, but earned the start against Elon and remained the starting kicker the rest of the season… kicked a field goal in every game (10-of-12 on the year)… finished as the team-leader in points… did not meet the games played minimum otherwise would have ranked among the national-leaders… in Southern Conference-only games, finished fifth in points scored, second in field goals, tied for first in extra point conversion percentage and led the league in field goal percentage… made his first collegiate field goal attempt (41 yards), then later in the quarter hit from 32 yards… made both extra point attempts… kicked a 25-yard field goal as time expired against Wofford to send the game into overtime… 4-of-4 on extra points against the Terriers… matched a season-high kicking a 41-yard field goal at Chattanooga and set a new season standard hitting all seven extra points… converted from 24 and 37 yards versus Appalachian State and made all four extra points… kicked a 34-yarder in the third quarter at Western Carolina, then helped with the NCAA record fourth quarter comeback (down 28 points with 11 minutes remaining) when he hit all five extra points… made a 37-yard FG to tie the game late in the fourth quarter against The Citadel, eventually sending it to overtime… successful in all five extra point attempts, including two in the Georgia Southern record triple-overtime… against Samford hit a 26-yarder to start the scoring and made both extra points… kicked two extra points in the win at Furman, then nailed a season-high 42-yarder with under a minute left in the first half…

FRESHMAN (2007): Redshirted… joined the program after signing in February 2007, part of coach Hatcher’s first recruiting class…

HIGH SCHOOL: Nominated for the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Award… named to the Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS) All-Chevy Team, honoring the top performers from the Chevrolet HS Football Game of the Week… set several punting and kicking records at Dalton HS… four-time Dalton Daily Citizen All-Star team… Chattanooga Times Free Press ‘Dynamite Dozen’ his senior year… Second Team All-State… connected on a pair of 54-yard field goals… averaged 42.3 yards on 33 punts his senior year… received the Jim Arnold Award as the Catamounts’ Special Teams Player of the Year… helped Dalton record its 47th consecutive winning season… team qualified for the Class 4A playoffs his senior year… during his junior year went 10-3 and won the Region 7-AAAA title, losing in the third round of the playoffs… recorded 14 field goals (82 percent success rate) and 76 points his junior year… Second Team All-Region 7-AAAA honors his junior and senior years… 3.9 cumulative GPA… played for coach Ronnie McClurg…

PERSONAL: Enjoys hanging out with friends… born September 14, 1988 in Mexico…

MAJOR: Undecided