Luke Kuechly made 11 tackles in the Panthers victory over the Lions
LB Divitto (Jets), DL Edebali (Saints), OL Patchan (Bucs), QB Rettig (Packers), FB/TE Sinkovec (Ravens) and OL White (Chargers) sign free-agent contracts
Williams (NY Giants), Pierre-Louis (Seattle), Freese (Detroit) and Ramsey (San Francisco) selected on Saturday
Fourteen former players participate; 30 NFL teams represented
Senior running back a first-team choice on five official All-America teams; Freese earns FWAA All-America second-team recognition
Andre Williams runs for 149 yards and Chase Rettig throws four touchdown passes in 48-34 loss.
FREESE'S CAREER HIGHS
NOTES: Connected on 70-of-81 field goal attempts in 50 career games; was successful on 86.4 percent of his attempts ... concluded his career as the school record holder for field goals and points (324) ... matched the school record for field goals in a game three times - 4; vs. Wake Forest (Oct. 1, 2011), vs. Kent State (Sept. 11, 2010) and at Florida State (Oct. 16, 2010).
2013 (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games ... earned ESPN All-America first-team honors ... captured Football Writers' Association of America All-American second-team recognition ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and All-Conference second-team honors from the coaches ... concluded the season a perfect 20-for-20 in field goal attempts; was one of only two FBS place-kickers to finish the season having connected on 100 percent of field goals (with more than 10 attempts) ... connected on six field goals of 40 yards or more, including two from 50 plus ... matched a career-long with a 52-yard field goal as time expired to lift the team to a 29-26 win at Maryland (Nov. 23); went 3-for-3 in field attempts against the Terps ... connected on all three field goal attempts in the team's 38-21 home win over NC State (Nov. 16) ...went 2-for-2 in field goal attempts in victories over Army (Oct. 5), Virginia Tech (Nov. 2) and at New Mexico State (Nov. 9) ... connected on 40-of-41 point after touchdowns ... also handled punting and kickoff responsibilities; was one of just seven kickers in the FBS to handle all three duties ... averaged 41.7 yards per punt and downed 22 punts inside the opponents' 20 yardline ... punted a career-long 67-yard punt against the Wolfpack.
2012 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games ... connected on 18-of-20 field goal attempts (90.0 conversion percentage) ... the 90% success rate ranked sixth in the nation ... a perfect 24-for-24 in PAT attempts ... recorded 17 touchbacks over 52 kickoffs ... attempted six punts; pinning five inside the 20 ... converted three field goals against Miami (Sept. 1) and Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) ... a perfect 16-for-16 on field goals under 40-yards ... 2-for-2 including a season long field goal of 45-yards against Notre Dame (Nov. 10) ... 2-for-2 on field goals in games against Maine (Sept. 8), Northwestern (Sept. 15), Maryland (Oct. 27) and Notre Dame.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games ... connected on 10-of-16 field goals attempts ... kicked 26-of-27 extra points ... was successful on 5-of-7 field goal attempts from 40 or more yards ... recorded a season-long 52-yard field goal in the team's 27-19 home loss to Wake Forest (Oct. 1); connected on all four field goal attempts (32, 36, 45, 52) against the Demon Deacons ... connected on 2-of-3 field goal attempts, including a 47-yard yarder against Duke (Sept. 17) ... successfully hit a 47-yard field goal at Central Florida (Sept. 10) ... connected from 30 yards in his only field goal attempt of the day in the team's 24-17 win at Miami (Nov. 25) ... knocked two kickoffs for 88 yards and one touchback at Notre Dame ... named to Lou Groza Place-Kicker Award Watch List ... named preseason All-ACC fourth team by Phil Steele.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 13 games ... went 20-for-23 on field goals during the year ... kicked 23-of-24 extra points ... earned collegefootballnews.com Freshman All-America honors ... became the first BC kicker to hit four field goals in two different games in the same season; did so at Florida State (Oct. 16) and against Kent State (Sept. 11) ... hit 19-of-20 attempts from inside 40 yards ... one of three kickers in the country to hit four field goals in two different games ... went 2-for-2 on field goals (22, 32) against Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ... connected on three field goals (27, 29, 22) at Syracuse and vs. Clemson (21, 36, 36) ... converted on all four field goal attempts (33, 37, 28, 38) at Florida State ... converted on both field goal attempts, including a season-long 49-yarder against Notre Dame ... went 4-for-4 on field goals (27, 22, 31, 33) against Kent State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Associated Press All-Ohio Division I first-team honors as a senior kicker at Strongsville; also served as the team's punter...also gained AP All-District accolades...earned the Cleveland Touchdown Club Charities 2008 High School Special Teams Players Award...was a two-time All-Conference selection...converted 10-of-14 field-goal attempts in his senior season; also converted all 49 extra-point tries...his career long field goal was 53 yards...more than 80 percent of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks...led the Mustangs to an 11-2 record and the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division title in 2008...played for head coach Russ Jacques...was selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (June 20, 2009 in Hersheypark (PA) Stadium).
PERSONAL: Nathan A. Freese, born August 18, 1990 ... selected as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete by the organization's Northeast Ohio chapter...Nate is the youngest of Carla and Jeff Freese's five children.