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#21 Grant Mahoney
Position: Place Kicker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 151
Year: Freshman
City/State: Marion, Iowa
High School: Linn-Mar
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Grant Mahoney
Release: 06/26/2008
Served as Iowa State’s kickoff specialist … 56 kickoffs went for an average of 64.0 yards with 10 touchbacks … helped Iowa State rank fifth in the Big 12 and 36th nationally in kickoff return defense … nailed 54-yard field goal in win over Iowa … also converted two extra points … finished career tied for fourth in school history in field goals made (39), fifth in field goals attempted (66) and seventh in scoring (210 points) … was third in extra points made (93) and tied for second in extra points attempted (100) … played in 50 career games.

Put together a streak of seven-straight successful field-goal attempts … seven of his final nine attempts of the season came from at least 45 yards … his 57-yarder against Nebraska was the fourth-longest make in school history, the longest successful kick in the Big 12 last season and the second-longest in the country in 2010 … had 16 touchbacks on kickoffs last season … hit on field-goal attempts from 41 and 23 yards vs. Northern Illinois ... hit on field-goal attempts of 43 yards and 34 yards vs. Kansas State ... had big game vs. UNI making field goals of 37 and 46 yards ... took pitch on a fake kick for first down as part of an Iowa State scoring drive against the Panthers ... also made TD saving tackle on the ensuing kickoff. 

First kicker in ISU history with three field goal makes of 50 yards or more in a season ... hit on only attempt at Missouri, from 34 yards ... made a 25-yard field goal to end the first half against Colorado ... kicked 29-yard field goal at Texas A&M ... hit season-long 52-yard field goal against Nebraska that figured large in Iowa State’s 9-7 win over the Huskers ... made 45-yard field goal and three extra points in win over Baylor ... good on a 34-yard field goal at Kansas ... hit 32-yard field goal against Kansas State ... made 50-yard field goal against Army ... made six kicks at Kent State including field goals from 20 and 37 yards ... hit 46-yard field goal against Iowa ... made a 50-yard field goal against North Dakota State ... connected on two-of-three FGs and all four extra points against NDSU.


Good on 17-of-25 field-goal attempts ... connected on season-long 48-yard kick twice ... hit all 33 extra points ... averaged 62.8 yards on 56 kickoffs.

High School

Hit three-straight 50-yard field-goal attempts at Kohl Scholarship Camp ... ranked first at the Kohl National Showcase Camp as field-goal kicker ... boomed 14-of-22 kickoffs for touchbacks his senior season ... averaged 38.3 yards per punt ... lettered twice in track and basketball ... honor roll student ... U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete award candidate.

Born July 9, 1989, in Marion, Iowa ... son of Jerry Mahoney ... communications studies major.

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