The Dan Hawkins era will open on the road against a Mountain West Conference foe, the fifth time in as many seasons the Aggies faced an opponent from this league
Blend of newcomers and veterans look to continue team's success at key positions
Manusamoa Luuga, Inoke Raikadroka and Keelan Doss among 10 UC Davis players honored overall
Aggies and Hornets to square off at Aggie Stadium at 1 p.m. on Saturday
Bobcats win 27-13 in road finale for Aggies
2016: ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION... Ranked No. 8 in the nation with his 43.2 yards per punt average...Saw action in all eleven games… His 52.8 yard average against Montana State on November 12 was a season-high and the second highest individual game performance in the Big Sky… Recorded a season-long 66-yard punt at Montana State… Finished with 17 punts for 50 or more yards and 11 inside the 20-yard line.
2015: Played in all 11 games as Aggies' punter and holder on field goals and extra-points... Averaged 40.6 yards on 57 kicks with more than a third (22) resulting in fair-catches... Put 17 inside the 20... Had a season-long 61-yard punt against Montana that resulted in a touchback... Had seven punts that were either downed or resulted in a fair catch inside the 10, including a five inside the 5-yard line... Booted a 51-yarder late in the Causeway Classic that was downed at Sacramento State's 5-yard line... Had a 34-yard effort downed at Cal Poly's 1... Posted 13 punts of at least 50 yards, including a 57-yard touchback at Nevada in season-opener... Ranked 40th in FCS in avg.
2014: ALL-BIG SKY HONORABLE MENTION for the second consecutive season... Averaged 42.3 yards per kick, the fourth-best single-season average in school history... It’s second-best since 1969, trailing Colton Schmidt (now with Buffalo Bills) who has the top two spots... Average ranked 14th in FCS and fifth in Big Sky... Had a long boot of 65 yards against rival Sacramento State, resulting in a touchback during the second quarter... Posted a 64-yarder at Montana that hit at the 1-yard line and bounced directly out of bounds... Ranked 6th in the Big Sky in punt average... Had 22 boots inside the 20... Named to College Football Performance Award Punter Watch List in preseason.
2013: ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Enjoyed a solid season as a true freshman, averaging 38.4 yards on 71 punts... Put 22 kicks inside the 20, and had 19 that resulted in fair-catches... Had a season-long punt of 55 yards during the third quarter at Nevada early in the season... Helped UC Davis rank first in the Big Sky and second nationally in punt return defense (1.68 yds.)... Followed former Aggie and All-Big Sky first-team punter Colton Schmidt who has been in the San Francisco 49ers camp each of the last two years.
THOUSAND OAKS HS '13: Named All-Marmonte League first team after averaging 39.9 yards per punt... Had eight kicks land inside the 20... Did not have a touchback... Was also named to All-Ventura County first team... Selected his team's special teams MVP as both a junior and senior... Helped Thousand Oaks HS advance to section semifinals in 2012.
PERSONAL: Born in Bangor, Maine... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Scott Wadman and Shari Wadman... Favorite facility he's played in was Staples Center, which came when his sixth-grade basketball team played at before a Los Angeles Clippers game... Cites attending Super Bowl XLII as something not many people know about him.
Enhanced game day experience awaits Aggie fans
Aggies set for Saturday's home opener vs. San Diego
Gameday Central -
at Portland State (2 p.m.)