Position
Punter
Height
6'5
Weight
238 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Hyattsville, Md.
High School
DeMatha HS

2007 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)

CAREER
Served as LSU’s starting punter for one season (2007) and made the most of it, earning first team All-SEC honors … Led the SEC and ranked 10th in the nation in punting in 2007 with a 44.5 average … His 44.5 average ranks as the second-best single-season total in school history … Finished career with 65 total punts and with a 44.1 average … Graduated from LSU in December of 2007 with a degree in mass communications.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Earned first-team All-SEC honors from both the SEC Coaches and the AP after averaging a league-best 44.5 yards per punt as a senior in 2007 … Ranked 10th in the nation in punt average … His 44.5 average trails only Chad Kessler’s 50.28 average in 1997 for the highest single-season average in LSU history … His 2,627 yards also ranks as the eighth-highest total in LSU history … Pinned 12 of his punts inside the 20-yard line, while another 15 resulted in touchbacks … 22 of his punts went for 50 yards or longer, including a pair of 62 yarders against Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game … Averaged 56.7 yards on three punts vs. Ohio State … Averaged  52.0 yards on four punts in the win over Auburn … Booted the ball then a career-long 61 yards versus Virginia Tech … Had big game against Tennessee in the SEC title contest, averaging 45.0 yards on four punts … Had punts of 58 and 54 yards against the Vols … Pinned the Vols back on the 9-yard line late in the fourth quarter with a 32-yard punt … Three players later, LSU returned an interception for what proved to be the game-winning TD.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Did not see any game action in 2006.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Served as LSU’s backup punter … Punted three times in 2005 … Punted twice for a 49.0 average in season opener against Arizona State … Other punt came against Ole Miss for 30 yards, which was downed inside the 20-yard line … Had a career-long 59-yard punt against Arizona State.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Opened season as LSU’s starting punter … Punted three times for a 36.7 average against Oregon State … Had a long punt of 52 yards vs. the Beavers … Had one of his three punts against Oregon State downed inside the 20-yard line … Did not punt against Arkansas State as he was replaced by Chris Jackson in week two.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2003.

HIGH SCHOOL
In a class with the nation’s elite punters … Member of the Washington Post all-metro first team … Named WCAC first-team all-state and All-Prince George’s County … Averaged 48 yards per kick as a senior and was a perfect 33-of-33 on extra points as a placekicker … Put 81 percent of his kickoffs into the endzone and boomed three punts for 68 yards … For his career, nailed 100 out of 105 PATs for 95 percent … USA Today recognized his talents when they named him a second-team All-American … Honor student … Coached by Bill McGregor.

PERSONAL
Full name is Patrick McGregor Fisher … Born March 1, 1985, in Washington D.C. … Parents are Peter and Mary Fisher … Has one brother, James … Spent three years as a student assistant in the LSU Sports Information Department … Wrote a daily blog for LSUsports.net during the two weeks leading up to the BCS National Championship Game in 2007 … Lists the Food Network as the one channel he likes to watch … Aspires to be an ESPN SportsCenter anchor after his football playing days are over … Nickname is Patty … Grew up 15 minutes from downtown Washington D.C.

FISHER’S CAREER HIGHS
Number: 8 vs. Arkansas, 2007
Yards: 339 vs. Arkansas, 2007
Average: 52.0 vs. Auburn, 2007

FISHER’S CAREER PUNTING STATS

Year

No.
Yds.
Avg.
LG
TB
FC
I20

2004

3
110
36.7
52
0
0
1

2005

3
128
42.7
59
0
1
1

2006

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

2007

59

2,627

44.5

62

15

9

12

Totals

65
2,865
44.1
62
15
10
14

FISHER’S CAREER PASSING STATS

Year

Att.
Comp.
Yds.
INT
TD
LG

2004

0
0
0
0
0
0

2005

0
0
0
0
0
0

2006

0
0
0
0
0
0

2007

1

1

9

0

0

9

Totals

1
1
9
0
0
9

 

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