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Wes Byrum

| | College: Auburn
 
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2007 Season

Collegefootballnews.com's Freshman All-America Third Team … Scout.com Second team Freshman All-America Team … Sporting News Honorable Mention Freshman All-America honors … Led Auburn in scoring with 86 points … Tied for fifth in the SEC in field goal percentage (73.9 percent) and tied for fifth in field goals made (17) … Nailed two game-winning field goals … Both with less than 30 seconds remaining on the clock and both on the road … Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 1) after booting 43-yard game-winning field goal as time expired in 20-17 upset at No. 4 Florida … Had initially made kick, however, Florida called timeout prior to the snap, forcing Byrum to make the kick a second time … Also had a 30-yard field goal in the third quarter to give Auburn a 17-3 lead … Booted 20-yard field goal with 21 seconds remaining at Arkansas to give Tigers' a 9-7 win … Connected 3-of-5 field goals against the Razorbacks … In first career game at Auburn, connected on three field goals and scored 11 points … Hit first three FG attempts from 20, 39 and 31, before missing from 47 in the fourth quarter … Nailed all three field goals against South Florida, including a career-long 49 yards … 46-yarder with 2:54 in regulation gave AU a 20-17 lead and 39-yarder in overtime gave the Tigers a shortlived 23-20 lead … Nailed a pair of field goals (22, 33) vs. Georgia … Hit one of two FG attempts vs. Alabama … Missed 43-yarder vs. Tide snapped streak of six straight FGs made … Had at least one field goal made in last six games … Made one field goal from 36 yards to give Auburn the first lead of the game against Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

High School

Kicked 79 of 91 kickoffs for touchbacks and connected on 74 of 75 extra point attempts his senior year … Converted 11-of-15 field goals including a long of 48 yards in 2006 … Ranked second among kickers by rivals.com and espn.com … Named first-team All-Broward County by the Miami Herald … Named FSWA 5A All-State … Selected by the Florida Times Union to the Florida Super 75 … Named a PrepStar All-American recruit … Selected to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.

Personal

Born March 18, 1989 … Son of Donna and Richard Mallion.

 
 
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01/10/2011 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: The Tigers have issues on both punts and punt returns, as both areas have underachieved throughout the season. Senior Wes Byrum has established himself as of the most reliable kickers in school history. Washington has proved capable of breaking off big plays on kickoff returns. - The Sports Xchange

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