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  Kai Forbath
Kai Forbath

Player Profile
Hometown:
Pacific Palisades, CA

High School:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 191

Position:
PK

Birthdate:
09/02/1987

Experience:
4V

2010 - Semifinalist for Lou Groza Award ... Second-team All-Pac-10 ... His .842 career percentage is second in school history among players with at least 20 career field goals (John Lee - .850) ... Tied for first on UCLA career list with 85 field goals (John Lee) ... Finished No. 2 in career scoring at UCLA ... Enjoyed a record-setting day in the opener at Kansas State, converting field goals of 44, 35 and 42 yards ... Tied two NCAA records in the process - most career games with at least two field goals (27) and most career games of at least three field goals (13) ... Missed his only attempt (49 yds) against Stanford - snapping a streak of 40 consecutive field goals made inside of 50 yards ... Converted his only attempt (42) against Houston ... Kicked two field goals at Texas to set a new NCAA record for most games with at least two field goals ... Missed from 49 yards, but converted from 39 and 49 yards ... Connected on attempts of 33 and 20 yards versus WSU ... He did not attempt a field goal at Cal ... Made his two attempts (25, 48) at Oregon ... Did not have an attempt against Arizona ... Kicked a 51-yard game-winning field goal with no time left on the clock to lift the Bruins to a 17-14 victory over Oregon State ... Missed a 44-yard attempt at Washington ... Booted first half field goals of 40 and 37 yards at Arizona State ... The second kick, on the final play of the first half, was the 85th of his career, tying John Lee's UCLA career record. His NCAA record for most career games with two or more field goals was extended to 31 games ... Did not attempt a field goal against USC ... Tri-winner of UCLA's Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player.

2009 - Winner of the Lou Groza Award ... Consensus All-America kicker ... Selected first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Assoc., Walter Camp Football Foundation, The Sporting News, Football Writers' Assoc. of America, Phil Steele and rivals.com ... He was a second-team selection by AP and first-team All-Pac-10 by the league's coaches ... Tri-winner of UCLA's Outstanding Special Teams Player ... Made 28 of 31 field goals and 24 of 25 PATs for 108 points ... Made all 25 attempts from inside 50 yards and was three of six from 50 yards or more ... Tied NCAA season record for best percentage from inside 40 yards (100%, 19 of 19) ... Ranked first in the NCAA and led the Pac-10 in field goals (2.15) ... His season field goal percentage of .903 set a new UCLA record and was the second-highest nationally among players with 23 or more attempts ... Fifth in the Pac-10 and 23rd (tied) nationally in scoring (8.31) ... His 28 field goals rank No. 2 (tied) on UCLA's single-season list ... His 108 points rank No. 7 (tied) on that single-season list ... Made two field goals (49, 50) in the opener against SDSU ... The 50-yarder was the seventh of his career and set a new school record ... Converted a single-game best of four field goals (26, 39, 31, 47, miss 51) at Tennessee ... Named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week ... Made all three attempts versus Kansas St. (39,35,40) ... Made all three attempts at Stanford (29,34, 35) ... Connected on a 52-yarder against Oregon (upping his school record total to eight 50-yarders) ... Matched his personal best by converting on all four kicks versus Cal (24, 39, 46, 35) ... Made field goals of 53 (season long, and upped school record total to nine 50-yard fgs), and 33 yards, before missing from 52 yards out early in fourth quarter at Arizona ... Made a 24-yarder at Oregon St. ... His 27-yard kick (14:53 of fourth quarter) was the margin of victory against Washington ... Made 38-yarder and 31-yarder at Washington St. ... Made field goals of 22,20 and 25 yards against Arizona St., before missing from 51 yards out ... Did not attempt a kick at USC ... Made a 40-yarder at the end of the first half in the bowl win over Temple and added a 42-yarder in the fourth quarter.

2008 - Earned third-team Associated Press (AP) All-America honors ... Named second-team All-Pac-10 by the league's coaches ... Chosen fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele's College Football magazine ... Selected first-team All-Pac-10 by Steele, rivals.com and ESPN.com ... Named first-team Sophomore All-American by CollegeFootballNews.com ... Tri-winner of UCLA's Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player ... His average of 1.58 field goals per game tied for the Pac-10 lead and ranked ninth(tied) in the NCAA ... Ranked ninth in the conference in scoring and fifth in kick scoring(6.5) ... Made 19 of 22 field goals on the season, including his last 13 straight ...His 19 field goals ranked eighth on the all-time school single-season list ... Began the season by connecting from 42 yards out in overtime to provide the winning margin against Tennessee ... Also made a 41-yarder during the season-opening contest and was named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week ... At BYU, he had one field goal blocked (32) and missed one (27) ... Converted his only attempt (35) against Arizona ... Converted three field goals (25, 46, 35) against Fresno St. ... Did not attempt a field goal against Washington St. ... Made one of two field goal attempts (miss from 47, make from 28) at Oregon and also handled the kickoff chores for the first time in his career ... Tied his career-best with three field goals against Stanford (37, 19, 28) and was named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time on the year ... Made field goals of 23 and 38 yards at Cal ... Kicked 29 and 35-yarders against Oregon St. ... At Washington, he converted from 49 and 18 yards ... Kicked three field goals (53, 38, 26) at Arizona St.

2007 - Second-team Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News and an honorable mention All-Pacific-10 conference selection for 2007 ... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... Offensive winner of UCLA's John Boncheff, Jr. Memorial Award for Rookie of the Year ... On the year, Forbath made 25 of 30 field goals and all 30 PATs for a team-high 105 points ... Made 24 of his last 27 field goal attempts and had a streak of 10 in a row twice during the season ... Became the first UCLA player to record five field goals of at least 50 yards in a season, including a freshman-best 54-yarder versus Oregon ... He is also only the second player in school history to kick two field goals of at least 50 yards in the same game (Justin Medlock did it at Oregon in 2004) ... His 25 field goals tied the NCAA freshman record and set Pac-10 and UCLA Freshman records ... His 105 points ranked eighth (tied) on UCLA's single-season list and first among Bruin freshmen ... He ranked third (tied) in the NCAA and first in the Pac-10 in field goals (1.92); third in the Pac-10 and 44th in the NCAA in scoring (8.1) ... Made two or more field goals in 10 games, tying an NCAA record ... In his debut at Stanford, Forbath converted all six PATs and made one of three field goals, missing from 28 and 42 yards before making his first career field goal (39) ... Against BYU, he converted both field goal attempts (37, 40) ... Against Utah, he converted field goals of 45 and 52 yards ... Against Washington, he made three (47, 39, 30 yards) of four fg attempts and was selected one of three Lou Groza Award "Stars of the Week" for his efforts ... At Oregon St., he made both attempts (37, 28) ... Made both attempts (28, 49) versus Notre Dame ... In win over Cal, he made all three attempts (32, 28, 27) ... His final field goal, from 27 yards with 3:06 left in the game, gave UCLA a 23-21 lead ... Named Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week ... At Washington St., he had a streak of 10 straight field goals snapped when he missed from 43 yards in the second quarter ... At Arizona, he made field goals of 35 and 51 yards ... The 51-yard field goal, with 5:04 remaining, brought the Bruins within a touchdown and was his second of at least 50 yards ... Against Arizona St., he kicked field goals of 28 and 42 yards ... Made all three of his field goal attempts (54, 31, 28) vs. Oregon ... His 54-yarder was the third-longest in school history and the longest ever by a freshman ... Did not attempt a field goal versus USC ... In the Las Vegas Bowl, he made three (22,52, 50) of four field goals ... However, on the final play of the game, he had a potential game-winning 28-yard field goal attempt blocked.

2006 - Did not see action in his first year in the program.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four seasons at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA for coach Kevin Rooney ... Helped his team win three CIF championships and post an overall record of 35-1 ... Had a long field goal of 57 yards ... USA Today first-team All-American ... Rated No. 1 kicker nationally by ESPN.com ... EA Sports first-team All-American as a punter in 2005 and as a placekicker in 2004 season ... During his last two prep seasons, he converted 26 of 33 field goal attempts and scored 213 total points ... Had touchbacks on 150 of 188 kickoffs ... Made 134 of 135 extra point attempts ... Had a punting average of 46 yards ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Rated No. 1 placekicker in the nation by rivals.com ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team ... First-team All-CIF Southern Section ... First-team CIF-SS Division III ... Named to the LA Times' All-Star team as a punter ... Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the CaliFlorida Bowl ... Also played soccer in the West Valley Samba Soccer League (Premier League).

PERSONAL - Full Name: Kai August Forbath ... Born: September 2, 1987 in Santa Monica, CA ... Parents: Thomas and Susy Forbath ... Has one sister, Malia ... Lists kicking the game-winning overtime field goal in the 2008 opener versus Tennessee as the highlight of his career ... Famous athletes he patterns his style of play after are former Bruin Chris Sailer and the NFL's Adam Vinatieri ... Hobbies include surfing ... Favorite school subject is Math ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2006, Winter 2008, Spring 2010 ... History major.

Statistics
Field Goals

Year

Tot

1-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50+

Lg

PAT

PT

2007

25-30

0-0

7-9

8-8

5-8

5-5

54

30-30

105

2008

19-22

2-2

6-7

6-7

4-5

1-1

53

21-22

78

2009

28-31

0-0

8-8

11-11

6-6

3-6

53

24-25

108

2010

13-18

0-0

2-2

4-4

6-11

1-1

51

27-27

66

Totals

85-101

2-2

23-26

29-30

21-30

10-13

54

102-104

357

CAREER HIGHS
Long FG: 54 vs. Utah, 2007
FGs In One Game: 4 vs. Cal, 2009; at Tennessee, 2009


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