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 Spencer Roth 36
Spencer Roth
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
P

Experience:
3L

07/16/2014

FB Leads League with Seven on Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Bears land four offensive players, one defensive standout and two specialists on team.

07/09/2014

Roth Makes Ray Guy Award Watch List

Senior punter one of three Big 12 players recognized on list.

12/17/2013

Five Players Earn All-America Honors

SI.com, Associated Press and CBSSports.com All-America teams include five Bears.

12/09/2013

Football Places 11 on AP All-Big 12 Teams

Petty earns Offensive Player of the Year honors.

08/24/2013

Football 2013 Season Outlook

Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team.

ALL-AMERICA CANDIDATE
RAY GUY AWARD CANDIDATE

Fourth-year starting punter, returning All-American and All-Big 12 honoree... 2013 honorable mention All-America and consensus first-team All-Big 12... Big, strong-legged senior... Projected 2014 preseason All-America by Sporting News (third team) and consensus first-team All-Big 12... Veteran with 36 career games played (fourth-most on squad) entering 2014 season... Career average of 43.85 (entering 2014) ranked second all-time at BU... Ranked seventh on career list for 60-yard punts (seven) and ninth on career 50-yard punts (28) entering 2014... 2011 Big 12 All-Freshman... Succeeded four-year Baylor punters Daniel Sepulveda and Derek Epperson.

2013 (Junior): Played in 12 of 13 games as primary punter (missed one game due to team not punting)... Named honorable mention All-America and consensus first-team All-Big 12... Averaged 45.8 yards on 52 punts (2,379 yards), with four 60-yarders, 17 50-yarders, 17 inside-the-20, 20 fair caught and seven touchbacks on season... Also made kickoff for 47 yards... 45.75 average led Big 12 and ranked fifth on Baylor's single-season list... Four punts of 60 yards or longer ranked in seventh-place tie on single-season list... 17 punts of 50 yards or longer ranked 10th on school's single-season chart... Earned 2013 All-America honorable mention from SI.com... Named first-team All-Big 12 by league coaches, AP, Sporting News, Dallas Morning News, San Antonio Express-News and Waco Tribune-Herald... Nailed career-long 72-yard punt and also had 64-yarder, in win over ULM in third game... Did not play in win over West Virginia in fourth game as team had zero punts... Had multiple punts of 50 yards or longer in each of final six games... Tied career-high with three punts inside the 20-yard-line, including 61-yarder, in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game... Set career high with three punts of 50 yards or longer (career-high eight total punts), and tied career-high with three inside the 20, in win at TCU in 11th game... Kicked 63-yarder in historic win over No. 23 Texas that clinched Big 12 championship and school's first-ever BCS Bowl berth... Matched career highs of three punts of 50 yards or longer and three inside the 20, vs. No. 15 UCF in Fiesta Bowl.

2012 (Sophomore): Starting punter in all 13 games as sophomore... Averaged 43.8 yards on 36 total kicks, with 13 inside the 20-yard-line, four touchbacks and nine punts of 50-yards or longer on season... 43.8 average ranked fifth in Big 12... Team net punting 36.4 (67th nationally) improved from 32.6 (118th) in 2011... Made career-long 65-yard punt in season-opening win over SMU, averaged 43.2 on season-high four total punts and put three inside the 20... Averaged season-high 54.0 yards on punts of 55 and 53 yards in win over Sam Houston State in second game... Kicked 58-yarder in win at ULM in third game... Averaged 46.0 including 54-yarder with two inside 20 at No. 9 West Virginia in fourth game... Kicked 62-yard punt and put two inside the 20 (45.8 average on season-high four kicks) in win over Kansas in eighth game... Averaged 47.7 yards on three punts, including 55 and 50-yarders, at No. 15 Oklahoma in ninth game... Averaged 48.0 yards on three kicks, including 51-yarder, in upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Kicked both punts inside the 20-yard-line in win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game... Punted season-high four times (40.8 average, one inside 20) in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.

2011 (True Freshman): Played in 11 of 13 games as Bears' primary punter in true freshman season, earning first collegiate letter... Named to Big 12 All-Freshman team by Yahoo!/Rivals.com... Only two games didn't play due to team attempting no punts... Averaged 40.5 yards on 29 punts for team that led nation in fewest punts... Pinned six punts inside 20-yard line, recorded only three touchbacks and had five punts fair caught... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over No. 14 TCU, punted four times for 36.2-yard average... Didn't see action against Stephen F. Austin (second game) or Rice (third game) due to lack of punting opportunities... Four punts for 43.0-yard average, including 58-yarder and one inside 20, in win over Iowa State (fifth game)... Averaged 43.7 yards on three punts at No. 21 Texas A&M (sixth game), including one inside 20... Only action at No. 3 Oklahoma State (seventh game) came as decoy on successful fake punt... Averaged 46.0 yards on three punts in win at Kansas (ninth game), including one inside 20-yard line... Punted season-high six times for 40.3-yard average in win over No. 5 Oklahoma (10th game), including two inside 20-yard line... Only punt against Texas Tech (11th game) went for 44 yards... Boomed season-long 64-yarder in only punt in win over Texas (12th game)... Had two 50-plus yard punts in Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington, a 53-yarder and 51-yarder.

High School: Played under coaches Mark Pemberton and Scout Meadows at Knoxville (Tenn.) Catholic High School... Rated nation's No. 7 punter prospect by Scout.com and No. 15 by ESPN.com... 2010 Class 5A Tennessee All-State selection by Tennessee Sports Writers Association as senior... One of three finalists for 2010 Tennessee Titan Mr. Football Kicker of the Year... Named 2010 first-team All-PrepXtra by Knoxville News-Sentinel...Averaged 40.3 yards-per-punt on 33 attempts and downed eight kicks inside the 20-yard line (long of 72 yards) as senior in 2010.

Personal:  Son of Randy and Lisa Roth... Full name is Spencer Logan Roth... Born April 28, 1993, in Knoxville, Tenn.... Majoring in general studies.

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