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Chris  Callahan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Second Baptist School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 205

Position:
PK

Experience:
2L

11/05/2015

No. 2 Football Stays Perfect with 31-24 Victory at K-State

Bears improve to 8-0 for the second time in school history.

10/24/2015

No. 2 Football Defeats Iowa State, 45-27, On Homecoming

Corey Coleman had two touchdown catches, his sixth consecutive game with multiple scores.

11/10/2014

Coleman, Callahan Earn Big 12 Weekly Honors

Two Bears recognized by league.

11/14/2015

Baylor Football vs Oklahoma - 11/14/2015

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10/10/2015

Baylor 66, Kansas 7

Seth Russell tossed three touchdown passes, Shock Linwood ran for 135 yards and a score, and third-ranked Baylor romped to a 66-7 victory.

12/06/2014

No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State (USA Today)

No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State; photos by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

11/29/2014

Baylor Football vs Texas Tech - 11/29/2014

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10/11/2014

Baylor Football vs TCU - 10/11/2014

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Third-year junior, returning first-stringer for place-kicks… Record-setting kicker handled field goals and PATs in 2014 and 2015… Former walk-on has played 26 career games entering 2016… Holds eight school and one NCAA records, including BU single-season scoring by kicker (129 in 2014) and BU single-season consecutive PATs made (83 in 2015)… Also NCAA record-holder (tied) with four FGs in single quarter in 2014 (TCU)… Ranks among top 10 in eight career categories at BU (stands second in five categories entering 2016: scoring at 236, scoring among kickers at 236, PAT percentage at .994, PATs made at 158 and PAT attempts at 159)… Also ranks in fifth-place tie in career field goal percentage (.667 entering 2016), seventh in career FG attempts (39 entering 2016) and eighth in career FG made (26 entering 2016)… Has hit 117 straight PATs entering 2016 season (34 straight to end 2014, 83 straight in 2015)… Has made 25 of last 33 FGs entering 2016, after starting his career 1-of-6… Hit memorable game-winning field goal as time expired to defeat TCU as sophomore in what many referred to as college football “game of the year” in 2014… Named to fall 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015 (Sophomore): First-string kicker in all 13 games in 2015… Set four new school records as sophomore after being perfect 83-for-83 on PAT attempts (most consecutive made, tied for highest single-season percentage, most single-season made and most single-season attempted)… Also tied for Big 12 lead with 100 percentage conversion rate… Totaled 107 points and hit 8-13 field goals (long of 39) on season… Ranked fifth in Big 12 among kickers with 8.2 points-per-game average and sixth among all positions…107 total points ranked fourth on school single-season points by kickers listing… Tied school record (also previous record-holder) with 10-of-10 PATs in win over Rice in third game… Scored 12 points (1-2 FGs, 9-9 PATs) in win over Kansas in fifth game… Totaled season-high 14 points with season-high two field goals (on two attempts) and eight PATs in win over West Virginia in sixth game… Hit season-long 39-yard FG in fourth quarter (1-2 on night) and 4-4 PATs in win at Kansas State in eighth game… Scored nine points (34-yard FG plus six PATs) in win at No. 4 Oklahoma State in 10th game… Hit 7-for-7 on PATs in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games as first-string kicker for field goals and PATs as redshirt freshman for 2014 Big 12 champions… Set four school and one NCAA record in rookie season… Earned first career letter… Set school record for points scored by kicker with 129… Totaled 129 points on 18-of-26 field goals (69.2%) and 75-of-76 PATs (98.7%), and made two kickoffs for 66.5 yard average on season… Also set school records for single-game points by kicker (19 in win over TCU), single-game FGs made (tied, four, in wins over TCU & KU) and FGs made in single quarter (four, in win over KU) – also tied NCAA/FBS mark… Ranked 11th nationally and third in Big 12 in scoring (9.9 per game)… Ranked fifth in Big 12 in FGs/game (1.38) and sixth in points responsible for (129)… 129 points ranked second on BU’s single-season scoring chart among all positions… Also ranked second on school chart for single-season FGs made (18) and PATs made (75)… Ranked third at BU for FGs attempted (26) and PAT attempts (76)… Named to fall 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Awarded scholarship prior to 2014 season... Started season 1-of-6 on fields goals, finished by hitting 17 of final 20… Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, made one of four FGs (23-yarder, also one block), perfect 5-for-5 on PATs… Field goal in first quarter was first points recorded in McLane Stadium history… Hit season high eight PATs (8-8) and made only two kickoffs of season (66.5 average) in win over Northwestern State in second game… Missed both field goal attempts over next three games (all wins, at Buffalo, at Iowa State, at Texas) but perfect 17-of-17 on PATs… Hit 12 straight field goals over four-game span (TCU, at WVU, KU, at OU)… Had career day in historic comeback win over No. 9 TCU, hit memorable 28-yard field goal as time expired to win game, was named Lou Groza Award Star of the Week… Was perfect 4-for-4 (school record) on FGs and 7-for-7 on PATs for school-record 19 points in TCU win (also kicked 29-yard field goal as first half ended)… Perfect 2-for-2 FGs (long of 38) and 3-for-3 PATs at West Virginia in seventh game… Tied school record of four field goals (4-4), all in second quarter which set new school mark and tied NCAA/FBS record, in win over Kansas in eighth game (was 6-of-7 on PATs, only miss of season)… Perfect 2-for-2 on field goals and 6-of-6 PATs in win at No. 16 Oklahoma in ninth game, honored as Big 12 Special Teams Player of Week… Made 38-yard and 36-yard FGs in win vs. Texas Tech (2-for-2 FGs, 6-for-6 PATs) in 11th game… Hit career-long 46-yard field goal at end of first half in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl, finished 1-for-1 FGs and 5-for-5 PATs… Tied career-long 46-yard field goal and finished 2-for-4 (5-for-5 PATs) in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.

2013 (True Freshman): Walk-on, sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Four-year starting kicker and three-year starter at punter for head coach Mike Sneed at Second Baptist School in Houston, Texas… Two-time all-state punter and all-state kicker as senior in 2013… Rated No. 20 kicker by 247Sports… Named to 2012 Top 12 Elite by Chris Sailer Kicking… Hit 31-of-41 career field goals (.756) and 206-of-214 PATs (.963) at SBS… Earned first-team All-State honors as kicker and second-team as punter (TAPPS) as senior in 2012… 2012 first-team All-District at both positions… Named Greater Houston Area Special Teams MVP by LSC Sports Network… Hit field goals of 49 and 44 yards in Texas Private Schools Ted Knapp All-Star Game… Hit 10-of-13 field goals, 63-of-65 PATs on season and averaged 44.7 yards-per-punt as senior… 2011 first-team All-State and first-team All-District punter as junior… 2011 second-team All-District as kicker… Hit 11-of-14 field goals, 47-of-49 PATs and averaged 41.2 yards-per-punt on season… Hit long field goal of 47 yards and long punt of 60 yards as junior… Named 2010 second-team All-District kicker as sophomore…SBS Special Teams MVP… Hit 6-of-8 field goals, 45-of-46 PATs and averaged 37.1 yards-per-punt as sophomore… Had long field goal of 44 yards as sophomore… Started on varsity as placekicker in 2009 as freshman… Hit 4-of-6 field goals and 51-of-54 PATs as freshman.

Personal: Son of Patty Callahan… Full name is Christopher Patrick Callahan… Born Sept. 2, 1994, in Dallas… Majoring in political science.

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