Anson Kelton

Anson  Kelton


Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Aledo High School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 280




Kelton To Play In All-Star Game

TCU punter was a four-year starter


TCU vs. Louisiana Tech Postgame Notes

TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24


Kelton And Pachall Receive MW Weekly Honors

TCU pair recognized for their efforts in the 36-35 win over Boise State


TCU vs. Boise State Postgame Notes

No. 24 TCU 36, No. 5 Boise State 35


Kelton Announced As Ray Guy Award Candidate

TCU senior has just eight touchbacks over the last three seasons

2011: Appeared on the Ray Guy Award Watch List ... closed his career with his third straight outstanding performance in a bowl game ... had a 43.8 average on five punts, including two inside the 20, in the Poinsettia Bowl victory over Louisiana Tech ... had a better average than Louisiana Tech punter and Ray Guy Award winner Ryan Allen (43.2) ... his 67-yard first-quarter punt was the second-longest of his career while setting a Poinsettia Bowl record ... placed 14 punts inside the 20 with just six touchbacks on the season ... set a career-high with nine punts for more than 50 yards despite his 47 attempts being the second-lowest of his career ... was the MW Special Teams Player of the Week against Boise State with his 45.8 average on four punts, including a 62-yard effort ... three of his four attempts at Air Force went for more than 50 yards, setting a new single-game career-high with an average of 50.2 yards per punt ... pinned BYU inside the 20-yard line on three occasions

2010: Placed 17 punts inside the opponent 20 with just four touchbacks on the season ... turned in a career-best 41.6 yards per punt average ... also boomed a career-high eight punts for more than 50 yards despite a career-low 42 attempts ... twice pinned No. 5 Wisconsin inside its own 11-yard line in the second half of the 2011 Rose Bowl ... instrumental in the Badgers having an average starting field position of their own 20 for the game ... ended the regular season with punts of 47, 52 and 53 yards at New Mexico ... his season-long punt of 58 yards came at home against BYU ... three of his four punts against Oregon State at Cowboys Stadium landed inside the 20 ... had a 56-yard effort versus the Beavers ... averaged 46.0 yards on three punts versus Baylor with two kicks going inside the 20 ... opponents returned only 17 of his 42 punts for 121 yards (7.1 avg).

2009: Placed 19 punts inside the opponent 20 with just one touchback on the season ... the only touchback barely crossed the goal line in the third quarter of the regular-season finale against New Mexico ... only 21 of his 59 punts were returned for a total of 126 yards (6.0 average) ... had an outstanding game in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... averaged a season-best 48.4 yards on eight punts with three downed inside the 20 ... his 62- and 65-yard first-half punts against Boise State were the second- and third-longest of his career ... had a career-long 72-yard punt in single-digit wind chill at Air Force ... all four punts at San Diego State went inside the 20 ... three of six punts against Virginia were inside the 10 with consecutive kicks either fair caught or downed at the 3 ... recorded 52- and 50-yard punts against New Mexico and BYU, respectively ... averaged 40.8 yards per punt in the Air Force and BYU contests.

2008: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference ... 30 of his 54 punts (55.6 percent) went inside the 20, including three of four in the 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl win over Boise State ... placed at least half his kicks inside the 20 in 11 of 13 games ... had just seven touchbacks on the year ... 62 percent of his season punts were pooch kicks with 81 percent of those kicks downed inside the 20 ... averaged over 40 yards per punt in 11 of 13 games ... one of the exceptions was one punt for 38 yards in a 67-7 win over Stephen F. Austin ... had six punts of 50 or more yards ... Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after placing four of seven punts against Colorado State inside the Ram 13 with two of those kicks landing inside the 3 ... five of six punts at Oklahoma went inside the 20 ... had a 43.2 average in the OU game ... placed four of seven kicks versus Stanford inside the 20 ... had a career-long 58-yard punt in the rain and wind of the Stanford game ... posted a 44.0 mark on two attempts in the 32-7 win over BYU ... averaged a season-best 46.0 yards on two punts versus Air Force.

2007: Redshirted.

High School: All-state at punter his senior year in addition to being an all-district and all-region selection at defensive end and punter ... a member of the Dallas-Fort Worth Super Team at punter ... averaged 44 yards per attempt as a senior while totaling 45 tackles, including six sacks, and two fumble recoveries on defense ... added two pass receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown on offense ... was all-district, all-region and all-state at tight end his junior year ... also received district and regional honors at punter ... had 32 receptions for 440 yards and five touchdowns ... averaged 39 yards per punt ... all-district at tight end and punter as a sophomore ... three-year letterman.

Personal: Parents are Hugh and Roxy Bowling ... a business major.

Season GP Att Yds Avg Lng Blk TB FC 50+ 120
2008 13 54 2230 41.3 58 1 7 4 6 30
2009 13 59 2213 37.5 72 0 1 18 6 19
2010 13 42 1748 41.6 58 0 4 14 8 17
Career 39 155 6191 39.9 72 1 12 35 20 64

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