Crusaders Football BIO
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A.J. Wells
Player Profile:
A.J. Wells 2289794
Position: Placekicker/Punter
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Buena Vista, Ga.
High School: Marion County

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016:
• Saw action in nine games as a punter.
• Punted 41 times for 1,602 yards on the season, good for an average of 39.1 yards per punt.
• Had 11 punts downed inside the opponents’ 20-yard line.
• Ranked seventh in the Patriot League and 66th in the nation in punting average.
• Averaged 44.3 yards on seven punts against Lehigh.
• Had a 41.9-yard average on seven punts at Colgate.
• Averaged 41.5 yards on four punts in the victory at Morgan State.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015:
• Played in eight games, handling kickoff duties.
• Averaged 58.0 yards on 41 kickoffs, with four touchbacks.
• Also recorded two tackles on kickoff coverage, coming against Albany and Lehigh.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014:
• Attended Middle Tennessee State University.
• Did not appear in any games for the Blue Raiders.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for coach Mike Swaney at Marion County High School in Buena Vista, Ga.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Hit 23 of 38 field goals and 179 of 191 extra points during his high school career, with a long field goal of 47 yards.
• Averaged 39.1 yards on 134 punts in his high school career, with 51 kicks inside the 20-yard line.
• A three-time All-State selection by the Georgia Sports Writers Association.
• Selected as the Columbus All-Valley Area Special Teams Player of the Year in 2013.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Jay and Faye Wells.
• Majoring in English and Philosophy.

WELLS' CAREER STATISTICS
PUNTING G No. Yards Lg Avg 2015................ 8 0 0 0 0.0 2016................ 9 41 1602 54 39.1 TOTAL............... 17 41 1602 54 39.1 TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2015................ 8 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2016................ 9 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL............... 17 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0
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