Junior kicker Dan Goodale discusses his progress over the last two years and his soaring confidence.
Nevada @ Boise State
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2014): Was perfect on attempts from 25 and 43 yards out and recorded touchbacks on all three kickoffs against Ole Miss (Aug. 28).
RS JUNIOR (2013): Named honorable mention All-Mountain West...Broncos' starting kicker and kickoff specialist appeared in each of the team's 13 games...was 17-of-19 on field goals, including a streak of 12-consecutive successful attempts...field goal percentage of .895 ranked 15th-nationally and led the MW...included was a career-long 47-yard field goal against Wyoming (Nov. 16), the longest by a Bronco kicker in nearly three years...made 57-of-60 PATs, the 10th-most in school history...scored 108 points on the season, the ninth-most in school history...kicked off 90 times for a 61.0-yard average, including 37 touchbacks...served as a Game Captain against Air Force (Sept. 13) and Wyoming (Nov. 16).
RS SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in the final four games of the season as a kickoff specialist...kicked off 22 times, averaging 54.3 yards per kickoff...four touchbacks...season-high seven kickoffs against Washington in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas (Dec. 22)...averaged a season-best 62.5 yards on six kickoffs against Nevada (Dec. 1).
RS FRESHMAN (2011): Boise State's primary kicker appeared in 11 games during the regular season...was 3-of-5 on field goals, converting from 25, 31 and 32 yards...was 50-of-56 on PATs, including a career-best 9-of-9 performance against Colorado State (Oct. 15)...marked the most successful PATs by a Bronco kicker since Anthony Montgomery converted 10 against Idaho, Nov. 19, 2005...scoring average of 5.36 points per game ranked eighth in the Mountain West.
FRESHMAN (2010): Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three varsity football letters...named first team all-state as a punter and second-team all-state wide receiver as a senior...also named first-team all-conference as a punter and receiver following senior season...named honorable mention all-conference kicker as a sophomore...averaged 41.3 yards per punt as a senior, while converting on 4-of-8 field goal attempts and 8-of-8 point after tries...also finished final high school season with 70 receptions for 822 yards and 10 touchdowns...made 3-of-3 field goal attempts as a junior, and 6-of-8 as a sophomore...earned three varsity letters in basketball and two varsity letters in track and field...averaged 12.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.5 steals per game in his final high school basketball season...head football coach was Alan Stanfield.
MAJOR - Communication
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Three