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Anders Carlson

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Experience: R

Height: 6-5

Age: 24

Weight: 219 lbs

College: Auburn

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Biography

2022: Ranks 2nd in Auburn career scoring (410), 3rd in career PAT (173) and 2nd in career FG made (79) ... went 6-6 on PAT against Mercer ... 45-yd FG, 3-3 PAT against San Jose' State ... field goals of 3 and 22 yards against Penn State ... 39- yard FG against Missouri in OT ... 2-2 FG, 4-4 PAT at Ole Miss ... shoulder injury vs. Mississippi State ended his regular season ... AFCA Good Works Team honoree ... NFF Campbell Trophy finalist ... Bobby Bowden Award finalist ... SEC academic honor roll

2021: First team CoSIDA Academic All-America; just the second two-time Academic All-American in Auburn history … torn ACL against Mississippi State caused him to miss the rest of the season following surgery …14-21 FG, 32-33 PAT this season … 16 consecutive field goals streak to start season was longest of his career … scored 10 points against Akron (7-8 PAT and a 44-yard FG) … 2 FG, 7-7 PAT against Alabama State … FG of 45 and 43 yards, 2-2 PAT at Penn State … 14 points vs. Georgia State with 4-5 FG, 2-2 PAT … 5-5 PAT, 29-yd FG at Arkansas … Campbell Trophy/NFF postgrad scholarship semifinalist … 1AFAR Academic Excellence Award … Lou Groza Star of Week (Georgia State) … game captain (LSU) … special teams player of week (Georgia State) … SEC academic honor roll Preseason: Lou Groza Award watch list, All-America 2nd team (Walter Camp, PFF, Athlon, 24/7, USA Today, AP), 4th (Phil Steele), All-SEC 2nd team (SEC coaches, Athlon, Lindy's), 3rd (Phil Steele, SEC media), Good Works Team nominee

2020: Third-year starting placekicker … All-America second team (AFCA), honorable mention (Phil Steele) … first team CoSIDA Academic All-America ... one of 20 semifinalists for Lou Groza Award … all-SEC first team (AP), second (coaches), third (Phil Steele) … 275 career points scored, 5th best in Auburn history … sixth in career PAT made (116) … third in career FG made (53) … 2-2 FG at Georgia … kicked game-winning 39-yard field goal with 0:07 remaining vs. Arkansas; 3-4 FG and 3-3 PAT against the Razorbacks … 3-3 FG and one PAT at South Carolina … scored 12 points vs. Tennessee (3-3 FG, 3-3 PAT) … 2-3 FG, 1-1 PAT at Alabama … 3-3 FG, 1 PAT at Mississippi State … 50-yard FG was one of two made in Citrus Bowl … Lou Groza Award star of week list (Arkansas, Mississippi State) … December graduate … SEC academic honor roll ... CoSIDA academic all-district ... Preseason: 3rd team all-SEC (SEC media); 4th (Phil Steele)

2019: Returning starter at placekicker … 18-25 FG, 48-49 PAT for season … 47- 78 touchbacks on kickoffs … made the final kicks in Auburn's NCAA record 304 consecutive PAT made streak (stopped at Arkansas) … 44 on field goals vs. Alabama from 43, 52, 43 and 44 yards, along with 4 PAT … SEC special teams player of week (Alabama) … CoSIDA academic all-district … SEC academic honor roll ... AD Honor Roll ... Preseason: All-SEC 2nd team (SEC media), 3rd (SEC coaches)

2018: Redshirt freshman kicker … 44-44 PAT for season … 15-25 field goals … kickoffs for season: 51-70 touchbacks … 3-5 on field goals vs. Washington, with a long kick of 53 yards (second-longest by a freshman in Auburn history) … 3-4 field goals at Mississippi State … 3-3 on field goals vs. Liberty, with a long of 53 yards … 3-yard reception at Alabama ... A-Day special teams MVP, connecting on four field goals of 53, 45, 41, 38 yards ... 9-9 PAT in Music City Bowl ... AD Honor Roll and SEC academic honor roll SEC academic honor roll

2017: Redshirted ... Academic Top Tiger, SEC first-year academic honor roll

HIGH SCHOOL: The nation's highest-rated prep kicker … played for Coach David Bervig and the Classical Academy Titans … went 13-23 on field goal attempts with a long of 51 and a perfect 49-49 on extra point attempts … Under Armour All-America Game … top-rated kicker by ESPN and Scout, a top three ranking from Rivals and top 10 by 247 Sports … top 10 prospect from the state of Colorado by ESPN, 247 Sports and Scout … a three-sport star in football, basketball, and soccer

PERSONAL: Birthday is June 16, 1998 … son of Jodie and Hans Carlson … has two brothers, Nils and Daniel … brother Daniel was Auburn's All-America kicker ; now with the Las Vegas Raiders … married ... December, 2020, graduate in aviation management in the College of Liberal Arts ... received his master's degree in business administration in May, 2022

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