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Reid Forrest
Reid Forrest

Hometown:
Ephrata, Wash.

High School:
Ephrata

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 181

Position:
Punter

Birthdate:
11/02/1987

Experience:
4V



FORREST'S WSU CAREER
RS-SENIOR (2010):
Repeated as All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention pick...earned a varsity letter after starting all 12 of WSU's games...punted 66 times...averaged 45.4 yards per punt with a season total 2,998 punt yards...his average per punt ranked third in the conference and ninth nationally...longest punt on the season was 84 yards against California, also the longest of his career...his 84-yard punt was the second-longest punt in WSU history and tied for fourth-longest in conference history...punted nine times against Oklahoma State, eight against California, and seven each against Southern Methodist and Washington...compiled a season-high 394 punt yards in the season opener against Oklahoma State...that single-game total is the third best of his career...had 19 punts of 50-plus yards...over half of his punts were either downed inside the 20-yard line (19) or fair caught (15)...given the team's weekly Special Teams award for the Stanford game, in which he punted three times for 172 yards (average of 57.33 yards per punt)...was one of 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award, signifying the nation's top punter.
RS-JUNIOR (2009): Named honorable mention All-Pacific-10 Conference...earned a varsity letter after starting each of WSU's 12 games...punted 86 times, the second-highest single-season total in school history...his 3,718 punt yards are a WSU single-season record...averaged 43.2 yards per punt, ranking tied for eighth on the Cougars' all-time single-season list...the average ranked 21st-nationally and third in the Pac-10...moved into third on both WSU's career punts (209) and career punting yards (8,755) lists...had 18 punts of more than 50 yards on the season, including four of more than 60 yards...had two games with nine punts, three games with eight and four games with seven...nearly half of his punts were either downed inside the 20-yard line (18) or fair caught (22)...averaged 50.3 ypp against UCLA on six punts.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2008): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 12 games...missed opener while recover from broken ankle...season totals included 77 punts for 3,174 yards, a 41.2 average...his punt yardage was fifth all-time for a single season while his 77 punts were fourth on WSU's single-season list...career-high 10 punts for 401 yards at Oregon State...following week against USC had nine punts for career-best 410 yards, which ranks eighth on single-game list...averaged 49.2 yards on four punts (197 yards) at Baylor and 48.5 yards on six punts (291 yards) at Hawaii...had 10 punts of 50-plus yards on season, including career-best 60-yard effort against Oregon...15 of his punts were downed inside the 20...had one rush on season, a 28-yard fake punt against Washington that went for a first down...four times earned WSU Football Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
RS FRESHMAN (2007): Earned a varsity letter after playing in 10 of WSU's 12 games...punted against both Idaho and USC before taking over as the starter against Arizona...started the final eight games of the season...earned the team's Pacific-10 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week nominations following performances against UCLA and California...earned the team's weekly Cougar Claw Special Teams Award following his performances against Arizona State and Washington...punted 46 times for 1,863 yards...average of 40.5 on the season with a net average of 37.9...had a career-long 55-yard punt against Oregon State...had four punts of 50-plus yards and 12 punts downed inside the 20 on the season.
FRESHMAN (2006): Redshirt season.

FORREST'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three letters each in football, basketball and baseball...was a two-year captain in each sport...started all 10 games at the quarterback, free safety and punter positions as a SOPHOMORE...earned first-team all-league and honorable mention all-state at punter...also garnered second-team all-league honors at quarterback after passing for 990 yards and 10 touchdowns...averaged 257 yards and three touchdowns through the air and picked up 200 yards on the ground before breaking his arm in practice as a JUNIOR...returned to action as a SENIOR, starting each of the squad's games at quarterback and punter...threw for 1,972 yards with 24 touchdowns...also rushed for 477 yards...named second-team all-league at quarterback...had punts of 73 and 81 yards...named first-team all-league and first-team all-state as a punter...three-year starter at point guard on the basketball team...named first-team all-league as both a junior and senior...three-year starter in baseball as a center fielder and pitcher...named second-team all-league as a sophomore and first-team all-league as a junior and senior...named state athlete of the week and led team to a third place state finish as a senior...played in the 16-year-old Babe Ruth World Series in Virginia.

PERSONAL
Reid Forrest...born in Fairbanks, Alaska...parents James and Kay...father played tight end at WSU from 1969-72 and played one season in the CFL for the Saskatchewan Rough Riders...brother Wyatt also attends WSU...social science major with a communication minor at WSU.

PUNTING	G/GS	NO	YDS	AVG	LG	I20	TB
2007	10/8	46	1863	40.5	55	13	3
2008	12/12	77	3174	41.2	60	15	4
2009	12/12	86	3718	43.2	65	18	4
2010	12/12	66	2998	45.4	84	19	5
CAREER:	46/44	275	11753	42.7	84	65	16

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