Improved Play at Quarterback, Safety and Tight End Standout
Cowboys Return 18 Starters, Including 9 on Offense, 8 on Defense and 1 on Special Teams
Brian Hill Sets New UW Single-Season Rushing Record, With 1,631 Yards
Fast Start by CSU Results in 26-7 Final
Hill becomes first Cowboy to rush for over 200 in four different games
2015: Wood started all 12 games at punter and also held kickoff duties for the Cowboys. He ranked No. 7 in the Mountain West and No. 52 in the nation in punting average (41.8 yards per punt). Averaged 62.4 yards per kickoff with 16 touchbacks. Wood recorded a career-high 67 yard punt against Eastern Michigan. Recorded a career-high seven punts three times; North Dakota, Boise State and San Diego State. Averaged 50.0 yards per punt against Eastern Michigan, which was a season high. He punted for 377 on eight punts averaging 47.1 yards at Air Force.2014: Wood appeared in all 12 games recording 66 punts for an average of 41.4 yards per kick. He recorded 18 punts inside the 20-yard line. He booted 18 punts that were fair caught. He booted a career-long punt of 67 yards against Boise State.
2013: Wood took over punting and kickoff duties as a true freshman and performed admirably. He punted 69 times for an average of 42 yards per boot. He had 13 50-yard plus punts for the season. In his very first college game, he had an outstanding debut for UW versus Nebraska, averaging 52 yards per kick, including a 61-yard punt. He averaged 61.3 yards per kickoff and earned 21 touchbacks.
High School: Wood was an accomplished athlete in both football and soccer at Liberty, earning two all-state nods in soccer and an all-conference nod in football as a senior. He was the team MVP of his freshman soccer team.
Personal: Born Oct. 20, 1993, he is the son of John and Resia Wood. He has four siblings: Dan, Josh, Kevin and Lisa. His brother Josh played football at Chadron State and Black Hills State, Kevin ran track at Colorado-Colorado Springs and Dan ran track at Embry Riddle. Wood is pursuing a degree in architectural engineering at UW.