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#88 Gavin Stewart

Gavin Stewart - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Senior
Height 5-11
Weight 178
Hometown Savannah, Ga.
Last School Benedictine Military Academy
Gavin Stewart - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2023 (Junior): Saw action in every game this season … Served as Georgia Tech’s kickoff specialist, with 40 touchbacks in 62 tries … Averaged 62.7 yards per kickoff… Kicked a perfect 8-8 on extra point attempts this season… Tallied a total of 3,888 yards on kickoffs this season.

2022 (Sophomore): Emerged as one of college football’s top kickers after taking over Georgia Tech’s place-kicking duties in the fifth game of the season (Oct. 1 at No. 24 Pitt) … Set single-season school record and ranked 10th nationally and second in the ACC in field-goal percentage (.923 – 12-of-13) … .923 FG percentage shattered the previous school record of .882 (15-of-17) that was shared by three GT kickers, most recently current Kansas City Chief Harrison Butker in 2016 … Became the first Georgia Tech kicker in the past 40 seasons (since at least 1982) to make his first 10 field goal attempts of a season … Was named Tech’s primary place kicker ahead of Pitt game and responded by making 4-of-4 field goal attempts in a driving rainstorm, including a career-long 40-yarder, to help lead GT to a 26-21 win over the 24th-ranked Panthers … Four FG at Pitt were just one shy of the GT record … Became only the ninth player in school history to make as many as four FG in a single game … Named ACC Specialist of the Week following his performance at Pitt … In his next game, made 3-of-3 field goals, including the 37-yard game-winner in overtime, to lead the Jackets to their second-straight win, a 30-27 victory over Duke (Oct. 8) … After making single kicks against Virginia (Oct. 20) and Florida State (Oct. 29), was good on 3-of-3 in GT’s 28-27 victory at Virginia Tech (Nov. 5) … Finally had his first miss of the season in his final FG attempt of the year, when an errant snap and hold contributed to a miss at North Carolina (Nov. 19) … Also handled 40 of Georgia Tech’s 45 kickoffs on the season and recorded 22 touchbacks … Named to All-ACC Academic Team in recognition of his performances on the field and in the classroom.

2021 (Freshman): Served as Georgia Tech’s kickoff specialist throughout the season … 33 of his 55 kickoffs went for touchbacks (60%), 10 were fair caught (18%) and just 12 were returned (22%) … Attempted just one field goal, a 51-yarder that was blocked in the waning seconds of season opener versus Northern Illinois (Sept. 4).

2020 (Freshman – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Appeared in eight games and became Georgia Tech’s primary place kicker … Made 22-of-24 extra-point attempts, including 11-straight to close the season … Missed first field-goal attempt of the season at Syracuse (Sept. 26) but finished 2-for-3 on the year by going 2-for-2 from 26 and 22 yards at NC State (Dec. 5) … Kicked off three times on the season.

High School: Played wide receiver, safety and kicker at Benedictine Military Academy … Made 9-of-9 field goals (47-yard long) and 55-of-55 extra points … Coached by Danny Britt.

Personal: Brother, Brad, played wide receiver at Georgia Tech from 2015-18 … Gavin earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgia Tech in May 2023 … Three-time member of ACC academic honor roll.

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