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Memphis Kicker Riley Patterson to play in Senior Bowl

MEMPHIS — Memphis kicker Riley Patterson will play in the 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl on Saturday.

Memphis Kicker Riley Patterson

Memphis Kicker Riley Patterson/Senior Bowl

As one of the most accomplished kickers in school history, Patterson’s stats are solid:

  • 2nd in career points kicking (433), behind only NFL veterans Jake Elliott (445) and Stephen Gostkowski.
  • 3rd in Memphis history in career field goals made (64)
  • Career-long 56-yard FG made vs SMU.
  • Set a record with a 53-yard field goal in a 25-10 victory over Florida Atlantic in the Montgomery Bowl.
  • Made game-winning FG from 47 yards in the 2020 regular-season finale against Houston.
  • Six field goals made against #10 Penn State in the 2020 Cotton Bowl.
  • 21 points made were a career-high and a school-record.
  • Named first-team All-American Athletic Conference selection as a junior.
  • Selected to the Lou Groza Award watch list for two consecutive seasons.

The Senior Bowl

Under Executive Director Jim Nagy since 2018, 186 players have been drafted (and 80 in the first three rounds), the best two-year draft record in the Senior Bowl’s 72-year history.

DATE: Saturday, January 30, 2021
TIME: 1:30pm CT
WHERE: Mobile, Alabama
STADIUM: University of South Alabama, Hancock Whitney Stadium

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Editor Note: University of Memphis Athletics Communications Release.

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