Senior who is the incumbent at the punter position... handled the duties during the second half of the 2000 season as a true freshman, then earned the duties as a junior in 2003... has a very strong leg but needs to gain consistency... averaging 38.6 yards on 83 career punts... longest is a 58 yarder, set in 2003 vs. SMU.
2003: Punted 66 times for 2,568 yards, an average of 38.9 yards per kick as a junior... ranked 89th in the country in punting average... long was a 58-yarder at SMU... also had a 57-yarder against Arizona... 18 of his 66 punts were downed inside the 20 yard line... opponents averaged 8.5 yards per punt return... TCU ranked 78th in the country in net punting with an average of 34.53 yards per punt.
2002: Served as a squadman as a redshirt sophomore.
2001: Redshirted during his true sophomore season.
2000: Replaced an injured Joey Biasatti after Biasatti suffered a broken leg in the seventh game of the season... punted 17 times for a 37.5 average... two of his 17 punts were downed inside the 20 yard line... had a long of 56 yards... the walk-on was the only true freshman to see action during the 2000 season.
High School: Lettered three times in football and once in track & field at Klein Forest High School... coached by Phil Bounds... was a first-team all-district kicker and punter... connected on a district-record 52-yard field goal... converted all six of his field goal attempts under 50 yards.
Personal: John Kevin Braziel is the son of Kevin and Connie Braziel... born December 20, 1981... pursuing a degree in business management.