LSU Gold
Position
Punter
Height
6'6
Weight
213
Class
Graduate Student
Hometown
Savage, Minn.
High School
Prior Lake HS
Previous School
Louisiana Tech
Experience
TR

2023 First-Team All-Conference USA (at Louisiana Tech)

An All-Conference USA punter in 2023 at Louisiana Tech … Joined the Tigers during the summer of 2024 for his final season of college football … Started his college career in 2018 at Division II Minnesota State-Moorhead … From there, spent three seasons at Eastern Michigan (2020-22) before transferring to Louisiana Tech in 2023 … Has 180 career college punts with at 40.0 average … In Division I, has 53 career punts for a 45.7 average – all coming last year at Louisiana Tech … Did not punt during his three seasons at Eastern Michigan … Led Conference USA and ranked No. 16 nationally with a 45.72 average in 2023 at Louisiana Tech … The 2024 season will be his seventh season of college football … LSU’s incoming freshman class were in sixth grade when Ochsendorf enrolled at Minnesota State-Moorhead in 2018.

SENIOR SEASON (2023 at Louisiana Tech)
Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors in his 1 season at Louisiana Tech … Punted 53 times for a 45.7 average, which led Conference USA and ranked No. 16 nationally … Boomed 17 punts of 50-yards or more … Had 18 punts downed inside the 20-yard line … Averaged a career-best 55.0 yards on 6 punts at Texas-El Paso … 4 of his 6 punts against Texas-El Paso traveled at least 50 yards with a long of 66 … Had 3 punts downed inside the 20 against both Nebraska at Texas-El Paso … Season long of 70-yard punt in season-finale against Jacksonville State.

JUNIOR SEASON (2022 at Eastern Michigan)
Did not see any game action.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021 at Eastern Michigan)
Did not see any game action.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020 at Eastern Michigan)
Did not see any game action.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2019 at Minnesota State-Moorhead)
Punted 67 times for 2,664 yards and a 39.8-yard average … Had a long punt of 61 yards against Augustana … Averaged 47.0 yards on 5 punts in season-opener against Minnesota-Crookston … Accounted for 18 punts downed inside the 20-yard line … Had 2 punts go for touchbacks and 14 travel at least 50 yards.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2018 at Minnesota State-Moorhead)
Punted 60 times for a 35.2 yard average in as a true freshman in 2018 … Long punt of 68 yards against Minot … Had 14 punts downed inside the 20-yard line and 4 punts travel 50-yards or more.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year letterwinner at Prior Lake High School … Averaged 40 yards a punt … Also lettered in track and field.

Blake Ochsendorf’s Career Division I Highs
Punts: 7 at Nebraska, 2023 (at Louisiana Tech)
Punting Yards: 330 at Texas-El Paso, 2023 (at Louisiana Tech)
Average: 55.0 at Texas-El Paso, 2023 (at Louisiana Tech)
Longest Punt: 70 at Jacksonville State, 2023 (at Louisiana Tech)
Punts Inside 20: 4, 3x (Last: vs Auburn, 2022) (at LSU)

Full Bio