UCLA: Christopher Longo

UCLA season preview: Special teams

July, 31, 2012
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With UCLA training camp set to begin Aug. 4 at Cal State San Bernardino, we're taking a preseason look at the roster and breaking down the Bruins position by position.

We've gone through the offense by looking at quarterbacks, offensive line, receivers and running backs. Before switching to defense, we'll take a look at the guys who help make that transition: Special teams specialists.

DEPTH CHARTS AT THE END OF SPRING PRACTICE:

FG Kicker
Joe Roberts (6-1, 206, So.)

Kickoffs
Jeff Locke (6-0, 207, Sr.)

Punter
Jeff Locke (6-0, 207, Sr.)
Michael Leamy (5-11, 183, Fr.)

Punt / Kickoff Return
None. These positions were listed in numerical order because of the ongoing competition.

Long Snapper
Kevin McDermott (6-4, 234, Sr.)
(others listed numerically)
Peter Hajimihalis (5-6, 180, Fr.)
Jay Weneta (6-0, 216, Fr.)
Christopher Longo (6-3, 200, Fr.)

PROJECTED OPENING-DAY DEPTH CHARTS:

FG Kicker
Ka'imi Fairbairn (6-0, 171, Fr.)
Jeff Locke (6-0, 207, Sr.)

Kickoffs
Jeff Locke (6-0, 207, Sr.)
Ka'imi Fairbairn (6-0, 171, Fr.)

Punter
Jeff Locke (6-0, 207, Sr.)
Ka'imi Fairbairn (6-0, 171, Fr.)

Punt Return
Shaq Evans (6-1, 201, Jr.)
Ricky Marvray (5-11, 192, Jr.)
Steven Manfro (5-9, 192, Fr.)
Devin Lucien (6-0, 200, Fr.)
Kenny Walker (5-9, 175, Fr.)
Randall Goforth (5-10, 173, Fr.)

Kickoff Return
Steven Manfro (5-9, 192, Fr.)
Jordon James (5-8, 193, So.)
Damien Thigpen (5-8, 178, Jr.)
Andrew Abbott (5-8, 180, Sr.)
Kenny Walker (5-9, 175, Fr.)
Randall Goforth (5-10, 173, Fr.)

Long Snapper
Kevin McDermott (6-4, 234, Sr.)
Christopher Longo (6-3, 200, Fr.)
Peter Hajimihalis (5-6, 180, Fr.)

KEY LOSSES:
Kip Smith, FG kicker, transfered.
Tyler Gonzalez, FG kicker, graduated.
Josh Smith, kick returner, graduated.
Taylor Embree, punt returner, graduated.

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2014 TEAM LEADERS

PASSINGATTCOMPYDSTD
B. Hundley392271315522
RUSHINGCARYDSAVGTD
P. Perkins25115756.39
B. Hundley1596444.110
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGTD
J. Payton6795414.27
D. Fuller594477.61
TEAMRUSHPASSTOTAL
Offense199.4268.5467.9
TEAMPFPAMARGIN
Scoring32.927.55.4