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    Kris Albarado
    Kris  Albarado

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Charles, LA

    High School:
    St. Louis HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 195

    Position:
    P

    Birthdate:
    10/20/1992

    Experience:
    2V

    09/23/2013

    Bricio and Albarado Earn Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

    Samantha Bricio of the women's volleyball squad and Kris Albarado of football take home this week's honors.

    03/01/2013

    2013 USC Spring Football Outlook

    Spring ball begins March 5.

    03/05/2012

    USC Football Spring Practice Starts Tuesday

    Trojans looking to take care of "unfinished business."

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    What They're Saying

    CAREER: He averages 38.9 yards on his 139 career punts, with 43 pinning opponents within the 20-yard line and 19 traveling at least 50 yards.

    2015: Albarado, known for his accuracy in placing punts deep in opponents' territory, returns for his third season as USC's punter as a senior in 2015.

    2014: Albarado was USC's starting punter for his second season as a junior in 2014. He averaged 41.4 yards on his 60 punts in 2014, with 16 pinning opponents within the 20 (26.7%) and 15 traveling at least 50 yards. Only 4 of his 60 punts were touchbacks. He also made a tackle in 2014.

    He did not have to punt in the Fresno State opener. He averaged 47.8 yards on 4 punts and had a tackle at Stanford. He averaged 37.5 yards on a career-high 10 punts at Boston College, with 1 pinning BC within the 20. Against Oregon State, he averaged 40.5 yards on his 6 punts, with 4 pinning the Beavers within the 20 and 2 traveling 50-plus yards. Against Arizona State, he averaged 59.5 yards on his 2 punts (with a career-long 65-yarder). At Arizona, he averaged 38.8 yards on his 6 punts (2 pinned Arizona within the 20). He averaged 36.2 yards on 5 punts against Colorado, with 2 pinning the Buffaloes within the 20. At Utah, he averaged 50.2 yards on his 5 punts, with 3 traveling 50-plus yards. At Washington State, he averaged 41.2 yards on 5 punts, with 2 pinning the Cougars within the 20 and 1 traveling 50-plus yards. Against California, he averaged 36.7 yards on 3 punts. At UCLA, he averaged 43.2 yards on his 6 punts with 3 pinning the Bruins within the 20 and 2 traveling at least 50 yards. Against Notre Dame, his only punt pinned ND within the 20. Against Nebraska, he averaged 40.1 yards on his 7 punts (2 others were blocked), with a 53-yarder and 1 that pinned the Cornhuskers within the 20.

    2013: Albarado served as USC's punter as a sophomore in 2013, averaging 37.1 yards on 79 punts while appearing in all 14 games. Some 27 of his 79 punts (34.2%) pinned opponents within the 20-yard line and he booted 4 in excess of 50 yards. Only 4 of his 79 punts were touchbacks. He also had 2 tackles. He made 2013 All-Pac-12 honorable mention.

    At Hawaii, he made his career debut by averaging 43.3 yards on his 6 punts, with a 64-yarder, and 4 of his punts pinned UH within the 20. Against Washington State, he averaged 40.3 yards on his 6 punts (with one pinning the Cougars within the 20). He averaged 44.0 yards on his 4 punts against Boston College, with a 55-yarder and 2 pinning the Eagles within the 20. Five of his 7 punts (he averaged 35.4 per punt) against Utah State pinned the Aggies within the 20-yard line, including 2 inside the 5, to help him earn Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week. He averaged 42.8 yards on his 5 punts at Arizona State (with a 54-yarder). Four of his 6 punts against Arizona pinned the Wildcats within the 20, including 3 inside the 10-yard line (2 of those were downed at the 4-yard line), as he averaged 35.7 yards per punt. He averaged 37.3 yards on his 6 punts at Notre Dame, with 3 pinning the Irish within the 20. He averaged 38.4 on 7 punts, with 2 touchbacks, against Utah and he made a tackle. At Oregon State, he averaged 36.2 yards on his 6 punts, with 2 pinning the Beavers within the 20. At California, he averaged 31.5 yards on his 4 punts. He averaged 35.3 yards on his 6 punts against Stanford, with 3 pinning the Cardinal within the 20. At Colorado, he averaged 30.2 yards on his 6 punts, with 2 pinning CU within the 20. Against UCLA, he averaged 33.5 yards on his 6 punts (with a 51-yarder), with 1 pinning the Bruins within the 20. He averaged 36.0 yards on his 4 punts against Fresno State.

    2012: Albarado was the backup punter as a redshirt freshman in 2012, but did not see any action.

    2011: Albarado redshirted as a freshman punter in 2011, his first year at USC.

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included Max Preps All-American Medium Schools second team and All-State 4A as a senior punter at St. Louis High in Lake Charles (La.). He averaged 45.3 yards on his 24 punts (with a long of 65 yards) and put 8 punts within the 20-yard line in 2010. As a junior in 2009, he averaged 41.8 yards on his 38 punts, with 19 punts within the 20. He averaged 40.7 yards on his 37 punts (with 8 within the 20) as a sophomore in 2008.

    PERSONAL: He received his bachelor’s degree in policy, planning and development at USC in the spring of 2015 and is working on a second bachelor’s degree in sociology.

    P YDS AVG LG TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    2013 (So.)... 79 2928 37.1 64 2 0/0 0 0
    2014 (Jr.)... 60 2485 41.4 65 1 0/0 0 0
    CAREER... 139 5413 38.9 65 3 0/0 0 0

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH KRIS ALBARADO

    2014
    P YDS AVG LG
    Stanford* 4 191 47.8 55
    Bost. Coll.* 10 375 37.5 54
    Ore. St.* 6 243 40.50 57
    Arizona St.* 2 119 59.5 65
    Arizona* 6 233 38.8 48
    Colorado* 5 181 36.2 44
    Utah* 5 251 50.2 61
    Wash. St.* 5 206 41.2 52
    California* 3 110 36.7 43
    UCLA* 6 259 43.2 52
    Notre Dame* 1 36 36.0 36
    Nebraska(HB)* 7 281 40.1 53
    2014 (Jr.)...* 60 2485 41.4 65
    P WITHIN 20 50+ YARDS
    Stanford* 4 0 1
    Bost. Coll.* 10 1 3
    Ore. St.* 6 4 2
    Arizona St.* 2 0 2
    Arizona* 6 2 0
    Colorado* 5 2 0
    Utah* 5 0 3
    Wash. St.* 5 2 1
    California* 3 0 0
    UCLA* 6 3 2
    Notre Dame* 1 1 0
    Nebraska(HB)* 7 1 1
    2014 (Jr.)* 60 16 15

    2013
    P YDS AVG LG
    Hawaii* 6 260 43.3 64
    Wash. St.* 6 242 40.3 47
    Bost. Coll.* 4 176 44.0 55
    Utah St.* 7 248 35.4 49
    Arizona St.* 5 214 42.8 54
    Arizona* 6 214 35.7 46
    Notre Dame* 6 224 37.3 46
    Utah* 7 269 38.4 41
    Oregon St.* 6 217 36.2 46
    California* 4 126 31.5 36
    Stanford* 6 212 35.3 40
    Colorado* 6 181 30.2 42
    UCLA* 6 201 33.5 51
    Fres. St. (LV)* 4 144 36.0 40
    2013 (So.)...* 79 2928 37.1 64

    P WITHIN 20 50+ YARDS
    Hawaii* 6 4 1
    Wash. St.* 6 1 0
    Bost. Coll.* 4 2 1
    Utah St.* 7 5 0
    Arizona St.* 5 0 1
    Arizona* 6 4 0
    Notre Dame* 6 3 0
    Utah* 7 0 0
    Oregon St.* 6 2 0
    California* 4 0 0
    Stanford* 6 3 0
    Colorado* 6 2 0
    UCLA* 6 1 1
    Fres. St. (LV)* 4 0 0
    2013 (So.) 79 27 4
    *Starter