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No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State; photos by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Walk-on returning first-stringer for place-kicks… Handled field goals and PATs as redshirt freshman in 2014… Set four school and one NCAA record in 2014, including school-record 129 points by kicker… Ranks among top 10 in five career categories, including PAT percentage (third all-time at .987 entering 2015), field goal percentage (fifth all-time at .692 entering 2015), PATs made (seventh all-time at 75 entering 2015) and kicking points scored (eighth at 129 entering 2015)… Hit memorable game-winning field goal as time expired to defeat TCU in what many referred to as college football “game of the year”… Named to Fall 2014 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games as first-string kicker for field goals and PATs as redshirt freshman for 2014 Big 12 champions… Walk-on, 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 (19 in win over TCU), single-game FGs made (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… Started season 1-of-6 on field 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): 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... Major undecided.