Johnny Hekker

Johnny Hekker

Player Profile


Bothell, Wash.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 221





Poyer Named to Pac-12 All-Conference Team

Poyer Named to Pac-12 All-Conference Team


Oregon State Post Game Notes Vs. Oregon

The Beavers were downed by Oregon, 49-21, on November 26, 2011


Mike Riley Previews The Washington Game

The Beavers and Huskies get underway at 12:30 p.m. Saturday


Rodgers Climbs Record Books In Loss To No. 3 Stanford

James Rodgers caught six passes and his 18th career touchdown in the 38-13 loss to Stanford


Beavers Set to Host Stanford for ABC Tilt

Beavers Set to Host Stanford for ABC Tilt

Meet Johnny Hekker

Hekker Looking to Be an All-Around Specialist

CAREER: Johnny, a four-year starter, finished his career as one of OSU's most prolific punters in history ... the third-best career punt yardage average at OSU at 41.3 yards per punt ... set the single game school record with a 52.5 yard average (6-315) at Utah in 2011 - earned College Football Performance Award Punter of the Week ... named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List, given annually to the nation's best punter, in 2011 ... semi-finalist for the Ray Guy Award in 2009 ... Phil Steele All-Pac-10 Second Team in 2009 ... 52 career punts of 50+ yards, including 17 as a senior in 2011 when he had six different games with at least one punt of 60+ yards ... earned Pac-12 Conference Honorable Mention ... booted the second-longest punt in OSU history - 74 yards in 2010 vs. USC ... 87 career punts downed inside the 20-yard line ... had at least one punt of 50+ yards in every game but one in 2010 ... named the Sun Bowl Special Teams MVP in 2008 after averaging 45 yards on 10 punts, including boots of 57 and 52 yards in the fourth quarter of a 3-0 win for the Beavers ... also the holder on placekicks for three years ... a quarterback in high school, he completed four passes during his career (4 comp., 5 att., 1 INT) for 35 yards and two first downs ... two-time Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... actively involved in community service, including Boys and Girls Club and "Read Across America" ... participated in the initial Beavers Without Borders trip during spring break of 2011 - traveled to Guatemala to build a house for a needy family ... expected to graduate with a degree in general science in June.


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