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5th-year Senior
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
High School
Hillcrest HS
Previous School
Notre Dame

2023 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2022 Second Team CSC Academic All-America
2022 Hampshire Honor Society (National Football Foundation)

One of the nation’s top punters during his 5 seasons of college football … Five-year starter … Spent 3 years at Notre Dame (2019-21) before transferring to LSU in 2022 … Appeared in 65 games in college with 239 career punts for 10,071 yards and a 42.1 average … Had 74 of his punts downed inside the 20-yard line while 88 went a fair-catches … Had 45 punts of 50-yards or more with a career-long of 72 yards vs. Wisconsin in 2021 … His 65 appearances ties for the most in FBS history … His 2022 average of 44.5 ranks No. 7 in LSU history for a single-season, while is 43.3 career average at LSU ranks No. 4 in school history (for a minimum of 65 punts) … Also served as LSU’s holder on all placekicks … Earned Second-Team Academic All-America honors in 2022 … At Notre Dame, averaged 41.6 yards on 164 punts in his 3 seasons with the Irish … Native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama … Punted and played quarterback at Hillcrest High School … Received his undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and earned a Master’s degree at LSU in leadership and human resource development in December of 2023.

LSU’s starting punter for the second consecutive season … Punted 26 times for 1,064 yards and a 41.6 average … His 26 punts were the fewest in college football and due to LSU having the nation’s most explosive offense … Didn’t have to punt in 2 games (Grambling and Georgia State) and punted only 1 time in 3 games (vs. Auburn, Army, and Florida) … LSU led the nation in fewest punt returns (2) and ranked No. 3 nationally in fewest punt return yards (-1) … Punted a season-high 5 times for 190 yards and a 38-yard average in ReliaQuest Bowl win over Wisconsin … Averaged 44 yards on 1 punt in win over Auburn … Averaged 43.3 yards on 3 punts at Ole Miss and 43.7 yards on 3 punts in win over Missouri … Had 2 punts downed at 12-yard line against Ole Miss … Against Missouri and with LSU leading 42-39 with less than a minute remaining, pinned Mizzou at its own 5-yard line with a 44-yard punt … Opened season with 2 punts downed inside the 20-yard line vs. Florida State, including one at the FSU 1-yard line in second quarter … His 1 punt vs. Florida was downed at the 10-yard line.

Starting punter for the Tigers, averaging 44.51 yards on 49 punts … Holder on placekicks as well … His 44.51 average ranks No. 7 on LSU’s single-season list … Ranked No. 4 in the SEC in punt average and among the Top 20 nationally … Of his 49 punts, 15 traveled 50-yards or more and 18 were downed inside the 20-yard line … Long punt of 66 yards vs. Tennessee … Averaged 54.0 yards on 4 punts vs. Tennessee … Punted 9 times for 400 yards in comeback win over Auburn … 4 of his 9 punts vs. Auburn were downed inside the 20, including one at the 1-yard line and another at the 13-yard line in the second quarter … Had punts downed at the 4 and 8-yard lines vs. Tennessee … In overtime win over Alabama, backed the Crimson Tide to the 10, 11, and 10-yard lines on consecutive punts in the first half … Punted twice for a 51.0 average in win over Purdue in the Citrus Bowl.

JUNIOR SEASON (2021 at Notre Dame)
Appeared in 13 games … Had best season at Notre Dame, averaging 43.1 yards on 58 punts … Also set career-highs for 50+ yard punts with 11 and longest punt (72 yards vs. Wisconsin) … Had 16 of his 51 punts downed inside the 20-yard line … Opened season with three of his six punts downed inside the 20 in win over Florida State … Averaged 49.3 yards on three punts in win over Toledo … Had a 48.3 average on six punts in win over Virginia Tech … Punted six times for 46.3-yard average against Cincinnati … His 72-yard punt vs. Wisconsin was the longest for a Notre Dame player since 1998 season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020 at Notre Dame)
Played in 12 games … Averaged 42.8 yards on 43 punts … 10 punts of 50 yards or more and 12 of his punts were downed inside the 20-yard line … Punted six times for 263 yards (43.8-yard avg., 53-yard long, also had punts of 52 and 45 yards), in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12) … His 43.8-yard punting average that week was just four yards behind the FBS-leading figure (47.8) … That week, Bramblett ranked fifth in the conference and seventh among FBS players in this category … Punted twice for 74 yards (40-yard long) with one punt inside the 20 in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19) … Punted three times for 119 yards (39.7 avg., 44-yard long) in the win vs. Florida State (10/10) … Punted twice for 83 yards (41.5 avg.) and rushed once for seven yards in the 12-7 win vs. Louisville (10/17) … Punted five times, averaging 42.4 yards (49-yard long), in the 45-3 win at Pitt (10/24) … Punted three times, averaging 39.7 yards (45-yard long), in the 31-13 win at Georgia Tech (10/31) … Marked three punts, averaging 41.0 yards, also making a special teams tackle to end the first half in the 47-40 2OT win over then-No. 1 Clemson (11/7) … Punted five times, averaging 43.0 yards and pinning two punts at the three-yard line, in the 31-17 win at No. 19 North Carolina (11/27) … Punted four times, averaging 38.2 yards (42-yard long), in the 41-25 regular season finale win over Syracuse (12/5) … Notched a 59-yard punt, his longest of the season, and totaled six punts for 48.2 avg. in the ACC Championship game (12/19) … Punted four times, averaging 47.2 yards (53-yard long) in the CFP Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game (1/1/21).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019 at Notre Dame)
Played in 13 games … Became team’s starting punter during rookie season, punting 63 times for an average of 39.4 yards per punt … Placed 18 punts inside the opponent’s 20-yard line … Had five punts longer than 50 yards … Did not have a punt blocked on the year … Recorded a long punt of 61 yards against Michigan

Played at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama … No. 2 punter nationally by … No. 5 punter nationally by … No. 4 punter nationally by … Chosen to participate in the 2019 All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas … Averaged 45.1 yards/punt, including a season-long punt of 59 yards, as a senior in 2018 … Also played quarterback, completing 178-of-260 passes for 2,341 yards and 18 TDs.

Jay Bramblett’s Career Highs
Punts: 10 at Michigan, 2019 (at Notre Dame)
Punting Yards: 423 at Michigan, 2019 (at Notre Dame)
Average: 54.0 vs. Tennessee, 2022 (at LSU)
Longest Punt: 72 vs. Wisconsin, 2021 (at Notre Dame)
Punts Inside 20: 4, 3x (Last: vs Auburn, 2022) (at LSU)

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