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  Justin Medlock
Justin Medlock

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fremont, CA

High School:
Mission San Jose

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
PK

Birthdate:
10/23/1983

Experience:
4V

UCLA -- In three seasons, Justin has established himself as one of the top place kickers in the nation and a candidate for post-season honors ... Entering his senior year, Medlock is already in fourth place (tied) on UCLA's career field goal list with 42 ... Medlock's career percentage of .750 is third among Bruins with at least 21 career field goals ... Ranks eighth on the school's career scoring list with 244 points ... Has also handled the kickoff chores for the past three seasons ... He is the first UCLA player to kick two field goals of at least 50 yards in the same game (at Oregon, 2004) ... He is also the first Bruin to kick three field goals of 50 or more yards in a season (2004 - 52 v. Oklahoma State, 50 at Oregon, 52 at Oregon and 2005 - 51 v. Oklahoma) and the second to kick four field goals of 50 or more yards in a career ... Only John Lee made as many field goals (four) of at least 50 yards in a career ... Against San Diego State in 2004, Medlock set a career high with four field goals (22, 40, 43, 44) on four attempts, the most by a Bruin since Nate Fikse kicked five against Stanford in 2002 ... Enters his senior year with a streak of 84 straight successful PATs (last 34 of 2004 and all 50 last season) and is 118 of 119 for his career.

2005 -- Medlock was on the 2005 pre-season list for the Lou Groza Award after being one of 20 semifinalists for the Award the previous season ... Selected first-team All-Pac-10 by the league's coaches ... In the opener at San Diego State, he converted three of four field goal attempts (missed from 48 and made from 23, 48 and 40) and added five PATs ... Against Rice, he tied school records for PATs made (nine) and attempted (nine) ... Zenon Andrusyshyn (1968 vs. Pittsburgh) and Efren Herrera (1973 vs. Utah) held the record for PATs made and attempts ... Herrera also attempted nine versus Washington in 1973 ... Medlock missed a 52-yard field goal attempt in the third quarter ... Against Oklahoma, he made two of three field goals and all five PATs ... Late in the second quarter, he made a 51-yard field goal, the fourth field goal of his career of over 50 yards, tying John Lee's school record ... Versus Washington, he made all three PATs; did not attempt a field goal ... Against California, he converted all five PATs and did not attempt a field goal ... At Washington State, he made a 36-yard field goal, his only attempt, and converted all five PATs ... Against Oregon State, Medlock kicked three field goals -- 27, 47 and 37 yards -- and made all six PATs ... He was named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts ... At Stanford, he made one of two field goals (made from 32, missed from 32) and all three PATs ... At Arizona, he made both PAT attempts ... Against Arizona State, he made a 27-yard field goal and all six PATs ... Against USC, he made both field goal attempts (43, 43) and his only PAT try ... He was suspended from the team prior to the Sun Bowl for violation of team rules ... On the year, Medlock made 13 of 17 field goals (.765) and all 50 PATs for 89 points, second on the squad ... He ranked fourth in the Pac-10 in field goals (1.18), 33rd in the NCAA and seventh in the league in scoring (8.09) and third in kick scoring (8.09) ... In addition, 33 of his 76 kickoffs were touchbacks.

2004 -- As a redshirt sophomore, Medlock was one of 20 semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award ... Selected first-team All-Pac-10 by the league's coaches ... Co-winner of UCLA's Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player ... On the year, he made 15 of 20 field goal attempts and 42 of 43 PATs ... Was the team's leading scorer with 87 points (7.25) and ranked second in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (75.0), second in kick scoring (7.25), third in scoring (7.25) and fourth (20th in NCAA) in field goals (1.25) ... He became the first UCLA player to kick two field goals of at least 50 yards in the same game at Oregon ... He is also the first Bruin to kick three field goals of 50 or more yards in a season ... Against Oklahoma State in the season-opener, he kicked two field goals and made both PATs ... In the third quarter, he kicked a 52-yard field goal, the longest of his career to that point ... That kick tied for the fourth longest in school history and was the longest by a Bruin since 1997, when Chris Sailer kicked a school-record 56-yard field goal against Oregon ... Against Illinois, he was five of five on PATs, but did not attempt a field goal ... At Washington, his 20-yard field goal with 10:35 remaining in the game gave UCLA a six-point lead (37-31) ... He also converted four of five PATs, missing an extra point kick for the first time in his career when his second attempt bounced off the left upright ... Against San Diego State, he set a career high with four field goals (22, 40, 43, 44) on four attempts, the most by a Bruin since Nate Fikse kicked five against Stanford in 2002 ... He also converted all three PATs for a career-best 15 points ... He was selected Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts ... Against Arizona, he converted all five PAT attempts and did not try a field goal ... At Cal, he made all four PATs, but did not attempt a field goal ... At Arizona State, he made field goals of 40 and 48 yards, the latter with no time left in the first half, and converted all four PATs ... Against Stanford, he made all three PATs, but missed his first two field goals of the year (51 and 38 yards) ... Against WSU, he made all three of his field goal attempts (27, 47, 47) and both PATs ... At Oregon, he converted two of three field goal attempts and all four PATs ... In the third quarter, he tied his career best with a 52-yard kick ... With 2:08 remaining in the game, he connected from 50 yards out to give the Bruins an eight-point lead (34-26) ... He was named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week ... In the regular-season finale against USC, he made one of two field goals (made from 43, missed from 39) and all three PATs for six points ... In the Las Vegas Bowl, he made all three PAT attempts, but missed a fourth-quarter field goal attempt from 45 yards.

2003 -- Served as the Bruin place kicker for all 13 games ... Named to The Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Team's leading scorer with 68 points ... His 5.23 scoring average placed him 11th in the conference ... Ranked fourth in the Pac-10 in field goals per game (1.08) and in field goal percentage (.737) ... Converted all 26 PATs and made 14 of 19 field goals with a long of 48 yards ... His 14 field goals ranked 12th on the all-time single-season list at UCLA ... Made his career debut at Colorado and made both PATs, but was wide on a 35-yard field goal attempt ... Two of his three kickoffs reached the end zone ... Made field goals from 28 and 48 yards in the 6-3 win over Illinois ... Two of his three kickoffs reached the goal line ... Kicked a 48-yard field goal at Oklahoma ... Made field goals of 27 and 24 yards against San Diego State ... Made a 39-yard field goal in the Washington game ... At Arizona, he made a 32-yard field goal in the first quarter to increase his streak to seven in a row, but missed from 35 yards in the fourth quarter ... Against Cal, he kicked what proved to be the game-winning field goal in the first overtime ... He converted both PATs (a third was unsuccessful because of a fumbled snap) ... Against Arizona State, he made field goals of 41 and 44 yards and added two PATs ... At Stanford, he made both PATs, but did not attempt a field goal ... Converted both of his field goal attempts (46 and 32) at Washington State ... Made two (35 and 37 yards) of four field goals against Oregon ... Missed from 44 and 32 yards, hitting the upright with one attempt ... Did not attempt a field goal against USC ... Missed his only field goal attempt, a 47-yarder on a wet field, in the bowl game against Fresno State. 2002 -- Did not see action in his first year in the program and has one season of eligibility remaining.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Earned two letters in football for coach Kevin Lydon at Mission San Jose HS in Fremont, CA ... Rated No. 9 kicker in nation and four-star rating by PacWest Football ... Four-star prospect by Max Emfinger ... No. 9 kicking prospect by Max Emfinger ... PrepStar All-American and No. 4 kicker in West ... Rated No. 94 player in Far West (CA/HI/NV) by SuperPrep ... Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Named all-county and all-league at both kicker and punter as both a senior and junior ... Made four of six field goals as a senior, including a long of 48 yards ... Missed from 47 and 50 yards ... Averaged 43.1 yards per punt with a long of 73 yards ... Eighteen of his 20 kickoffs went for touchbacks ... As a junior, he made seven of 13 field goals with a long of 47 yards (all six of his misses were from at least 50 yards) ... He kicked four field goals of farther than 40 yards and made 29 of 30 PATs ... Also lettered three years in soccer for coach Mike Aylward, earning all-league honors as a sophomore and senior.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Justin Charles Medlock ... Born: Oct. 23, 1983 in Santa Clara, CA ... Parent: Tammy Medlock ... Has one sister, Tanisha ... Athlete he admires is NFL kicker Adam Vinatieri ... Hobbies include playing sports and computers ... Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2005 ... Sociology major.


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