Matt Blair
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Matt  Blair

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Moraga, Calif.

High School:
Campolindo HS '16

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
K/P

Major:
Managerial Economics


01/22/2018

Fourteen Aggies earn All-Academic accolades

UC Davis fills up Big Sky’s annual award list

11/08/2017

Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale

Pregame ceremony will honor program's 14 seniors; halftime event will feature Ken O'Brien as he becomes the first member of the Aggie Pride Wall

11/06/2017

Blair, Maier named ROOT Sports Players of the Week

For the first time in program history, Aggies earned two of the three awards presented each week by the Big Sky.

11/04/2017

UC Davis rolls to 56-17 win at Idaho State

Aggies set a new Big Sky-era record for the most points scored in a game

08/28/2017

Position Preview: Special Teams

Blend of newcomers and veterans look to continue team's success at key positions

2017: BIG SKY CONFERENCE FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM… ROOT SPORTS PLAYER OF THE WEEK (NOV. 6)… Saw action in all 11 games of his sophomore season as the team’s primary punter and kicker for kickoffs… In 60 kickoffs, recorded 3568 yards, averaging 59.5 yards per boot… In his first year punting for the Ags, he picked up 1490 yards in 37 punts, averaging 40.3 yards per attempt… Had a career-long 59-yard punt at Northern Arizona, two yards further than his previous high of 57 at San Diego State… Had 13 fair catches, two touchbacks, four punts over 50 yards and 11 land inside the 20.

2016: BIG SKY ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... BIG SKY SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK (10/17)... Held the following NCAA FCS rankings: No. 36 in field goals per game (1.00), No. 45 in field goal percentage (.688), No. 87 in scoring (6.0 per game), and No. 183 in points responsible for (66)...Held the following NCAA rankings: No. 36 in field goals per game (1.00), No. 45 in field goal percentage (.688), No. 87 in scoring (6.0 per game), and No. 183 in points responsible for (66)... Finished 33-39 in PATs and 11-16 in field goals... Made two 48-yard field goals, one against Weber State on September 24 and Montana State on November 12, that are tied for second in conference for longest field goals made...Racked up a career-high 550 yards versus Southern Oregon.. Kicked 300 or more yards in six games of the season... Recorded a season-high ten points twice this season, once against Southern Oregon and another versus Southern Oregon.

CAMPOLINDO HS '16:
Three-year varsity starter named to All-Diablo Football Athletic League first team, All-Northern California (Sportstars Magazine), All-East Bay (Contra Costa Times), All-Metro (San Francisco Chronicle) and All-North Coast section second team (Prep2Prep)... Kicked a season-long 47-yard field goal as a senior, made eight on the season and converted 61 extra-points... Recorded 71 touchbacks on 81 kickoffs... Also averaged 38.0 yards as a punter...  Ranked as No. 1 kicking scorer in the NCS by MaxPreps... Selected his team's special teams MVP... Finished his career with 240 points, 19 field goals and 183 extra-points... Kicked game-winning 32-yard field goal with 23 seconds left to deliver Campolindo HS its second straight NorCal Regional title and eventual state championship berth... The Cougars finished 14-2 and were 42-4 over his three seasons... Campolindo HS won Div. III title during his junior season... Ranked as a five-star kicker and the No. 8 kicker nationally by Chris Sailer Kicking... Chose UC Davis over Army, San Jose State and UNLV.

PERSONAL: Born in Berkeley, Calif.... Parents are Chris Blair and Alison Adams... Served as a youth football referee and fundraiser for children's cancer research... He is a club swimmer in the summer... Notes he's looking forward to meeting "Pint the Dog" (kickoff tee retriever at Aggie home games)

CAREER STATISTICS: KICKING

Year GP FGM-FGA PCT 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Long BLK XP-XPA PTS
2016 11 11-16 .688 0-0 5-7 3-5 3-3 0-1 48 2 33-39 66
2017 11 0-0 .000 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0
Totals 22 11-16 .688 0-0 5-7 3-5 3-3 0-1 48 2 33-39 66

CAREER STATISTICS: PUNTING

Year GP No. Yds Avg. Long TB FC I20 50+ BLK
2016 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 11 37 1490 40.3 59 2 13 11 4 2
Totals 22 37 1490 40.3 59 2 13 11 4 2