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    Jordan Congdon
    Jordan Congdon

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    San Diego, CA

    High School:
    St. Augustine

    Last College:
    Nebraska

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 180

    Position:
    PK

    Birthdate:
    12/15/1986

    Experience:
    TR

    Jordan Congdon, a one-time walk-on who earned a scholarship in the fall of 2009, serves as USC's placekicker as a senior in 2009...A former 2-year starting kicker at Nebraska, he sat out his 2007 junior season at USC because of NCAA transfer rules and then did not see any action in 2008...As a 2006 sophomore at Nebraska, he hit 5-of-7 field goals (with a long of 40 yards) and 55-of-56 PATs...He also handled most of the kickoff duties and even averaged 34.0 yards on 2 punts in 2006...He kicked a 38-yard field goal and a PAT in Nebraska's 28-10 loss at USC in 2006...He was a 2006 Academic All-Big 12 first team honoree...As a freshman in 2005, he earned Freshman All-American first team (from Football Writers, Rivals.com and ESPN.com), Freshman All-Big 12 first team (from The Sporting News) and All-Big 12 second team (from AP) honors while hitting 19-of-23 field goals (with a long of 41 yards) and 31-of-32 PATs...His 19 field goals were a school record...He was tied for 16th nationally in field goals (1.58, second in the Big 12) and his .826 field goal percentage was tops nationally among freshman kickers in 2005...He had 4 field goals against Maine in his collegiate debut and 3 against both Baylor and Colorado...He hit a game-winning 40-yard field goal with 1:05 to play against Kansas State...At one point, he hit 11 consecutive field goals and 31 consecutive PATs in 2005...He also did some kicking off in 2005...He made 2004 prep All-American and All-CIF San Diego Section as a senior at St. Augustine High in San Diego (Calif.), as he hit 11-of-13 field goals (including 4 of 40-plus yards, with a long of 53 yards), had touchbacks on 85% of his kickoffs and averaged 42.7 yards on his punts...As a junior in 2003, he made the All-State Underclass team while hitting 7-of-10 field goals and 44-of-45 PATs...He also made the All-State Underclass team as a sophomore in 2002 when he hit 15-of-18 field goals and 57-of-58 PATs...In his career at St. Augustine, he scored 261 points...St. Augustine was the CIF San Diego Division III finalist in 2002 and 2003...He also played soccer at St. Augustine...He is very involved in community service projects, including helping build homes for the needy in Mexico and hosting football camps for local inner-city youth.