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Ben Armer
#37 Ben Armer
Position: Punter
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 224
Year: 5th Year Senior
City/State: Janesville, Wis.
High School: Parker
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2011: Tied program record for games played (50) during the 2011 season ... averaged 46.5 yards per punt at Michigan (9/3) ... averaged 50.0 yards per punt against Nicholls (9/10) ... placed a pair of punts inside the 20-yard line against CMU (9/17) ... matched career long punt with a 65 yd kick at UConn (10/1) ... set new career long with 66-yd punt pinning NIU (10/15) inside the five-yd line twice ... matched career high with four punts inside the 20 at Toledo (11/8) ... matched career long punt of 66yds against Akron (11/25).

2010: Named Phil Steele Second Team All-MAC ... fifth best punt average in a season (41.2 yards per punt) ... matched a career high with a 62-yard punt at Michigan State (9/4), earning MAC West Special Teams POTW ... averaged 43.0 yds per punt vs. Toledo (9/18) ... career long punt of 65 yds and three punts of 50+ yds vs. Idaho (10/2), earning MAC West Special Teams POTW ... season high 51.0 yds per punt average vs. NIU (10/30), the third highest punt average in a game in program history ... career matching four punts inside 20-yd line at CMU (11/5) ... kicked fourth punt of 60 yds or longer vs. Kent State (11/20).

2009: Earned Third Team All-MAC ... named MAC West Special Teams POTW during last week of the season ... Ray Guy Award nominee ... recorded a career high 13 fair catches and pinned opponents inside their own 20-yard line a career best 22 times ... six punts at Michigan with four fair catches (9/5) ... matched career high with three punts inside the 20 at Indiana (9/12) ... registered career long punt of 62 yds at NIU (10/3) ... recorded two punts that landed inside the 10-yard line against Ball State (11/24) ... earned Third Team Phil Steele's All-MAC.

2008: Appeared in all 13 games as punter ... named to the MAC All-Freshman Team by Rivals.com ... averaged 40 yards or more per punt in seven games ... punted the ball 50-yard or further six-straight weeks ... recorded career-high eight punts at Temple (9/27) ... averaged 50.2 yards per punt with two going over 50 yards vs. Ohio (10/4) ... recorded career-long 57-yard punt and had two land inside the 20-yard line at Buffalo (10/11) ... had one tackle at Central Michigan (10/18) ... had three punts land inside the 20-yard line at Ball State (11/25)... appeared in the Texas Bowl as punter ... averaged 36.4 yards on the day.

2007: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2004 Honorable mention for all-conference punter ... 2005 All-Big 8 Punter ... 2005 honorable mention for WFCA All-State punter ... 2005 second-team AP All-State punter ... led team to conference championship in 2003 and 2006 ... average 41.3 yards per punt ... long punt of 67 yards with two going over 50 yards and 14 going over 40 yards ... recorded three punts inside 10-yard line and two punts inside five-yard line ... also the league’s 2006 Outside Linebacker of the Year.

PERSONAL: Exercise science major with a 3.56 GPA ... son of Becky and Ed Armer ... born Sept. 8, 1988 in Janesville, Wis.

YR GP NO YDS AVG LG TB FC I20 50+ BLK ST AT TT
2011 13 42 1,724 41.0 66 5 11 21 8 0 0 0 0
2010 12 57 2,342 41.1 65 7 0 14 10 0 1 2 3
2009 12 59 2,302 39.0 62 3 13 22 6 0 0 0 0
2008 13 50 2,032 40.6 57 6 2 10 11 0 0 0 0
2007 -- REDSHIRT --
TOTALS 50 208 8,404 40.4 66 21 26 67 35 0 1 2 3

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