It's fitting that for Missouri to earn a national championship shot it must beat the Oklahoma team it could not overcome earlier this season. MU has everything to play for, but rest assured that Sam Bradford and OU would love nothing more than to hang a second loss on Mizzou and claim a conference...[details]
2006 (Junior): Was one of three finalists for the Lou Groza Award and second team All-Big 12 by the coaches and Associated Press ... lone field goal miss was a blocked 44-yard attempt at Oregon ... field goal percentage of .950 set a season school record and led the nation among kickers with more than 10 attempts ... had 31 touchbacks in 78 kickoffs... scored 106 points to tie for third in OU history for kick scoring in one season ... No. 8 in career kick scoring with 200 points ... his 19 field goals for the season tie for No. 2 at OU while his career total of 34 is No. 6 ... 98 career PAT makes rank No. 9 at OU.
2005 (Sophomore): Named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week after making all three of his field goal attempts, including one to tie the game at the end of the first overtime, against Baylor ... his 52-yarder against Texas the longest ever by a Sooner against the Longhorns ... also made a 50-yarder against Nebraska ... kicked off 67 times and had 33 touchbacks ... including squibs and sky kicks, averaged 58.5 yards on kickoffs ... had just one kickoff go out of bounds.
2004 (Freshman): Took over as the starting kicker at Baylor, where he made all four of his PATs ... made all 12 of his PATs on the season ... his lone field goal attempt was a 29-yard make against Southern California ... also had primary kickoff responsibilities after taking over the placements.
Personal: In High School - Rated No. 2 kicker in the national by Rivals.com ... named All-State by Dallas Morning News ... three-year starter and letterman ... set a national record for points in a career by a kicker ... established a state record for extra points in a career with 90 ... successful on 14 of his 26 field goal attempts in 2003 ... recorded a long of 52 yards ... 86 percent of kickoffs went for touchbacks ... also served as the teamís punter and averaged 44.3 yards per kick ... nailed 14 of his 17 field goal attempts as a junior ... hit on 11-of-13 tries in 2001 ... coached by Todd Dodge.
The Wrapup - Born: May 16, 1986 ... parents: Bill and Cookie Hartley.