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Garrett Schwettman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murray, Ky.

High School:
Calloway County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Position:
K

Garrett  Schwettman

03/29/2016

Hilltopper Football Hosts Record Pro Day for NFL Scouts

Thirty of 32 NFL teams were on-hand inside Smith Stadium on Tuesday.

12/21/2015

WKU Football vs. South Florida Postgame Notes

11/27/2015

WKU Football vs. Marshall Postgame Notes

11/27/2015

Western Kentucky Overwhelms Marshall in 49-28 Win

Brandon Doughty became the first quarterback in Division I history to have consecutive seasons with more than 4,000 yards passing and 40 touchdown throws.

11/23/2015

Football Press Conference - The Marshall Game

Head coach Jeff Brohm, kicker Garrett Schwettman and defensive lineman Gavin Rocker were available to the media on Monday to preview Friday's regular season finale vs. Marshall, the BLACKOUT game, which kicks off at 11 a.m. CT from Houchens-Smith Stadium.

11/27/2015

Western Kentucky vs.Marshall, 49-28

NCAA Football: Western Kentucky faces Marshall at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

10/26/2013

Troy @ WKU

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Homecoming vs. Troy

2015 C-USA First Team
2015 C-USA Second team (Phil Steele)
2015 Lou Groza Award Semifinalist
2015 Lou Groza Award Star of the Week (2)
2015 C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week (11)
2014 C-USA Honorable Mention

CAREER GAME HIGHS:

  • FG Made - 4, Twice (Last vs. Louisiana Tech, 9/10/15)
  • FG Attempted - 5 at Middle Tennessee (9/13/14)
  • Long FG - 46 vs. Louisiana Tech (9/10/15)
  • Points Scored - 17 at Middle Tennessee (9/13/14)
  • PAT's Made - 9 for 9, Twice (Last at FIU, 11/21/15)
2015 (Sr.): Schwettman capped his WKU career in record-setting fashion, breaking his own school record for points scored in a season and became WKU's all-time points scored leader in the process. Schwettman led the country in Field Goal Percentage at 93.8-percent, going 15 of 16 with his lone miss on a blocked kick at Indiana. Schwettman was 79 of 80 in extra points and tallied a school-record 124 points, giving him 398 points for his career, shattering the previous record of 298 points. Schwettman also had a career-long field goal of 46 yards against Louisiana Tech and followed that kick with a 29 yarder in the game's final minute to seal the victory. Schwettman was 3 of 3 against Middle Tennessee, 2 of 2 at North Texas, Old Dominion and against Marshall. He had a field goal make in seven games and double-digit point totals in five, a season-high of 16 against Middle Tennessee. Schwettman also set career records for Field Goals Made (54), and PATs Made (236). The 236 made extra points were the sixth-most in FBS history at the end of 2015. Schwettman's 83.8-percent mark on field goals also set a new C-USA record (31 of 37).

2014 (Jr.): Schwettman set the WKU single-season scoring record as a junior, tallying 118 points on 16-of-21 field goals and a school-record 70 PATs. Schwettman was second among C-USA kickers in scoring and No. 19 nationally with his 118 points. Schwettman tallied 17 points at Middle Tennessee, the most by a WKU kicker in the FBS era. His 16 field goals were third-most among league kickers in 2014 while his 76.2 percentage was fifth-best. He enters 2015 13 PATs away from tying Jeff Poisel (1996-99) for the career mark and 24 points away from tying Chris James' career scoring record of 298. Schwettman also had nine kickoffs for 431 yards (47.9 yard average) on the year.

2013 (So.): Schwettman was the Tops' primary kicker and was 13-for-16 (81.2-percent) including a perfect 5-5 inside of 30-yards. Schwettman connected on eight consecutive FG attempts, the third-longest streak in school history, before missing a 36-yarder against Navy. He was second on the team in scoring with 84 points and was 45-of-47 in extra point attempts.

2012 (Fr.): Schwettman connected on 10-of-13 field goal attempts and 42-of-43 extra points in 12 games played. He was a perfect 8-of-8 field goals inside of 30 yards and finished second on the team in points scored (72). He knocked in his first career-field goal in a one-point win over Kentucky on Sept. 15, connecting from 23 yards out. He recorded his first multi-field goal game of his career in a conference-opening road win at Arkansas State on Sept. 29, hitting 22 and 26-yarders.

HS/Misc: Schwettman was a four-year starter at Calloway County High School. He scored 182 career points, connecting on 12-of-20 career field goals and 144-of-153 PATs. Schwettman was perfect during his senior season, converting 39-of-39 PATs and all six of his field-goal attempts, including three over 40 yards. He earned All-State honors from both the Courier-Journal and the Associated Press while earning All-Conference honors twice.


SCHOOL RECORDS HELD BY GARRETT SCHWETTMAN (10)

Career (5)
Points Scored - 398
Field Goals - 54
PATs Made - 236
Consecutive Field Goals Made - 11 (10/10/15 - 12/21/15)
C-USA Field Goal Percentage - 83.8

Season (4)
Points Scored - 124 (2015)
PATs Made - 79 (2015)
Consecutive Field Goals Made - 11 (2015)
Field Goal Percentage - 93.8 (2015)*
* - Led the FBS that season

Game (1)
PATs Made - 9, Last at FIU, 11/21/15



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