John Lunsford

Posted by kornblue - May 10, 2013 - Uncategorized - No Comments

John LunsfordNAME:
John Lunsford
CLASS:
2012
HOMETOWN:
FL
STATS:
6’1″/ 210 lbs
COLLEGE: Liberty

COLLEGE:
* Signed with the San Francisco 49ers & was 100% on PAT’s (no FG attempts) in 2016 NFL preseason
* One of the strongest legs eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft
* Accepted invitation to participate in the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine
* Accepted invitation to play in the 2016 East-West Shrine Game
* ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 play (#4) – 60 yard FG (INTO THE WIND) to force overtime vs Richmond | Oct. 5, 2014
* 60 yard FG broke school & conference record, and tied for sixth-longest FG in NCAA FCS history
* 2nd most 50+ yard FG’s made in a career (12)
* Set a program record with 94 consecutive extra points, a streak that spanned the 2012, 2013 and 2014 season
* Big South Conference all-time leader in FG’s made from 40 yards or longer (16 as of 9/15/15)
* 2015: One of only two kickers in the country with four 50+ FG’s (57, 57, 56, 52)
* 2015: 59% touchbacks (35 of his 59 kickoffs)
* 2014: 64% touchbacks (48 of his 75 kickoffs)
* 2014: 19-of-24 on FG attempts (79.2 percent)
* 2014: Made three longest FG’s in the country recorded by an FCS kicker (60, 57, 56)
* 2014 FCS 1st Team All American
* 2014 Big South Conference Special Teams Player of the Year
* John finished his career at Liberty as a 4-year starter on FG’s and kickoffs

HIGH SCHOOL: John has trained exclusively under Coach Kornblue since he began kicking his junior year at Evangelical Christian School (FL). He was rated as a 5 star kicker in the Fab 50 National Rankings coming out of high school in 2011-12. He made a 58 yard FG off the ground during his senior season. John won Kicking Champion honors at the Fall 2011 Kornblue Kicking Challenge and earned a full scholarship to Liberty University. Also a high school track star, John won the 110 hurdles Florida state title and once out-sprinted NFL standout WR Sammy Watkins.