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2 Bill Claus
Bill Claus 149415

2011
Listed at No. 1 at placekicker in preseason depth chart.

2010
Moved from punter to placekicker in mid-season due to injury to Ryan Casano...4-of-7 field goals, with a long of 38 yards...Kicked off 11 times, averaging 47.2 yards per kick...11 punts for 38.7 average.
 
2009
Punted 34 times, averaging 37.4 yards per boot...Long punt of 55 yards...10 punts inside 20-yard line.

2008
Won punter job as a walk-on...Punted 49 times, averaging 38.8 average yards per punt...Had a career-long punt of 62 yards vs. Michigan.

2007
Sat out the season as a redshirt.

High School
First-team All-Ohio punter senior year with a 43.4 yard average... All-city academic award senior year...Honorable mention All-Ohio junior year...Averaged 40.1 yards per punt as a junior.

Personal
Full name is William Bernard Claus...Birthdate: June 9, 1988...Parents are Janet and Michael Claus...Marketing major.

Career Statistics

Year G/S No. Yds Avg. Long TB FC I20 Blk
2007 DNP-Redshirt                
2008 12 49 1902 38.8 62 0 12 15 1
2009 11 34 1273 37.4 55 2 6 10 5
2010 13 11 426  38.7 53 0 1 4 1
Totals 36 94 3601 38.3 62 2 19 29 7  

Career Game High

Longest Punt: 62 (Michigan, 10-11-08)

Position: Punter
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 187
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Perrysburg, OH
High School: Toledo St. John's
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