in all 11 games at punter.
a league-best 40.4 yards per punt, including a program record 82-yarder vs.
46 times with 11 sailing 50-yards or longer.
15 within the 20-yard line.
College Football Performance FCS Punter Watch List... All-Northeast Conference Preseason Team. 2011: Averaged 42.6 yards per punt, ranking 9th among the national leaders... All-Northeast Conference First Team... Booted 17 kicks of 50 or more yards... Named the Great Danes' Most Valuable Special Teams Player at the team banquet... Named a 2011 ECAC Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Special Team All-Star... Was the league's Special Teams Player of the Week on two occasions. 2010: Averaged 40.1 yard per punt as a redshirt freshman ... ranked 31st among the national leaders and third in the Northeast Conference ... placed 14 punts inside the 20-yard line, including seven for touchbacks ... booted 50-plus yard punts 12 times ... tied 13th-longest punt in school history with 69-yarder in season finale against Monmouth ... kicked a 63-yard punt at Duquesne and a 61-yarder at Maine ... NEC Fall Academic Honor Roll. High School: Selected to Class A first-team all-state by New York State Sportswriters Association as a kicker ... made 68 of 69 PATs and three field goals ... third on all-time Section II kicking list with 77 points ... averaged 42 yards per punt ... all-time leader in Section II history with 172 career kicking points ... 2008 Large School Offensive Player of the Year by the Albany Times Union ... first-team All-Area by Daily Gazette and Troy Record ... led high school to state championship game as a quarterback ... passed for 1,302 yards and 14 touchdowns ... rushed for 1,186 yards and 20 TDs ... BHBL won second sectional title in last three years ... consensus all-area punter as a junior, when he averaged 41 yards per attempt ... earned third-team all-state honors as a quarterback ... career stats: 2,861 passing yards, 34 passing TDs, 2,002 rushing yards, 28 rushing TDs ... four varsity awards as basketball guard ... team captain twice ... Personal: Major is business administration with a minor in sociology ... born 11-5-90 ... parents are Jim and Karen Layton ... has two sisters, Jessica and Lauren, and one brother, Steve ... 2009 Capital District Student Scholarship.