2006: Senior Ryan Havens returns for his second season as Baylor's place-kicker and his fourth handling its kickoff duties ... Despite kicking just one season, his 16 made field goals rank No. 10 on Baylor's all-time chart and he enters his final campaign 21 points shy of the Bears' career top-10 kick scoring list.
2005: Having not kicked a field goal or PAT in a collegiate game prior to his junior season, Havens may well have been the 2005 Bears' biggest surprise ... He hit 22-of-24 PATs and 16-of-23 field goals on the year for a team-high 70 points, the third-best single-season total ever by a Baylor kicker and the highest total by any Bear since 1994 ... He earned Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors after nailing a career-high three field goals, two PATs and limiting Iowa State to an average starting field position of its 22-yard line on six kickoffs with four touchbacks ... Hit a career-long 49-yard field goal against the Cyclones and also converted from 21 and 36 yards in the Bears' historic 23-13 victory ... His 49-yard field goal at Iowa State was the longest by a Bear since Adam Stiles' 50-yarder at Texas A&M in 2001 ... In the season-finale against Oklahoma State, he hit all five PATs and a career-high tying three field goals (in four attempts), connecting from 24 and 21 (twice) yards, for a career-best 14 points ... He also kicked off nine times against Oklahoma State and limited the Cowboys to an average start line of their own 21 with five kicks going for touchbacks ... His 16 field goals ranked as the second-best single-season total in school history, while his 23 attempts equaled the third-best one-year BU mark ... Hit at least two field goals in six of 11 games (did not attempt a field goal against Nebraska) and made nine of his last 12 attempts ... Connected on 13 of 16 field goal attempts inside of 39 yards, including 9-for-9 from 20-29 yards, but was just 3-of-7 outside the 40 ... No. 3 in the Big 12 and No. 23 nationally with 1.45 field goals made per game, was No. 8 in league in field goal percentage (.696), No. 9 in kick scoring (6.36 ppg) and No. 12 in PAT percentage (.917) ... No. 15 in Big 12 and No. 100 nationally in scoring with 6.35 points per game ... 23 of 50 kickoffs (46.0 percent) on year went for touchbacks with 26 being returned and one fair catch ... Opponents' average starting position off his 50 kickoffs was their own 23-yard line for the year, but in Big 12 games only their average starting line was their own 21 with 18 of 32 kickoffs (56.3 percent) going for touchbacks ... Registered one solo tackle ... Earned third varsity letter after playing 97 snaps.
2004: As a sophomore, 48.9 percent of his kickoffs (23-of-47) were not returned with 22 going for touchbacks and one fair catch ... Opponents' average starting field position on his 47 kickoffs was their own 26-yard line ... A career-best five of his eight kickoffs vs. North Texas went for touchbacks ... Credited with one solo tackle ... Received second letter.
2003: Lettered as a true freshman as a special teams performer ... Played in all 12 games and handled all BU kickoff duties ... Five of his 43 kickoffs (11.6 percent) went for touchbacks ... Recorded two solo tackles ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Permian High School, Odessa, Texas ... Posted district career record 20 field goals made (on 29 attempts) with a long of 43 yards ... Went 45-of-49 on PATs and had over 80 percent of his kickoffs go for touchbacks during prep career ... Hit district single-game record four field goals ... Twice named first-team all-district, first-team All-West Texas Super Team and honorable mention all-state ... An academic all-state selection ... Connected on 13-of-18 field goals and 18-of-19 PATs for the Panthers as a junior ... First-team all-district and team MVP in soccer ... Twice led the soccer team in scoring and recorded three career hat tricks ... National Honor Society member ... Coached by T.J. Mills at the District 3-5A school.
Personal: The son of Wade and Janice Havens, Ryan Wade Havens was born Oct. 28, 1984, in Odessa, Texas ... He'll turn 22 the day the Bears host Texas A&M ... Business major.
HAVENS' Single-Game Bests
Total Points: 14 vs. Oklahoma State, Nov. 19, 2005 (5 PAT, 3 FG)
Made PATs: 6 vs. Samford, Sept. 10, 2005
PAT Attempts: 6 vs. Samford, Sept. 10, 2005
Made Field Goals: 3, twice
FG Attempts: 4, twice
Long Field Goal: 49 at Iowa State, Oct. 10, 2005
HAVENS' Career Statistics