Football 2012 Season Photo Gallery
Cincinnati vs. Duke - AP Photos
Photos from UC's preseason workout at Camp Higher Ground on Aug. 15, 2012.
Photos from UC's first practice in full pads at Camp Higher Ground on Aug. 12, 2012.
Updated: November 28
2012: Against USF (11/23) punted seven times for 300 yards and a 42.9 yard average including a season best 65 yards while making five kickoffs for 312 yards and adding two touchbacks... punted four times for 175 yards and and average of 43.8 yards per punt including a long of 54 yards, also added two touchbacks on kickoffs against Rutgers (11/17)...recorded five punts for 208 yards, averaging 41.6 yards/punt against Temple (11/10), had seven kickoffs for 428 yards averaging 61.1 yards/kickoff, two of which were touchbacks ... had six punts for 249 yards, averaging 41.5 yards/punt vs. Syracuse (11/03) ... five of six kickoffs went for touchbacks, averaged 375 yards/kick ... punted five times for 191 yards at Louisville (10/26), averaging 38.2 yards per punt ... three punts landed inside Louisville's 20-yard line ... averaged 64.7 yards on six kickoff, including two touchbacks ... had one kickoff for 65 yards vs. Toledo (10/20), punted five times averaging 41.6 yards per punt and pinned the Rockets inside their own 20-yard line twice...averaged 63.7 yards on 7 kickoffs in the win against Fordham (10/12), including four touchbacks ... punted two times and averaged 49 yards per punt ... pinned the Rams inside their own 20-yard line once ... recorded season-long 63-yard punt ... averaged 64.8 yards on nine kickoffs against Miami (OH) (10/06), including seven touchbacks ... had three punts for a total of 124 yards ... named BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week following game vs. Virginia Tech (09/29) ... punted five times and averaged 44.6 yards per punt ... pinned the Hokies inside their own 20-yard line four times... punted two balls for an average of 38 yards against Delaware State (09/14), including one touchback and one landing inside the 20 ... handled five kickoffs that totaled 325 yards ... vs. Pittsburgh (09/06) took seven kickoffs for 471 yards and four touchbacks ... earned 216 yards from five punts.
2011: Starting punter finished the year with 63 punts totaling 2760 yards, 61 kickoffs for 3915 yards, and 1 tackle... had a 43.8 yard average per punt to go along with 8 touchbacks, 9 fair catches, 26 landing inside the 20, 17 kicks over 50 yards, and his longest going for 76 yards... had a 64.2 yard per kickoff average, with 7 touchbacks and only 2 going out of bounds... had 7 punts go for a total of 300 yards and 4 kickoffs go for a total of 268 yards against Vanderbilt(12/31)... totaled 8 punts for 285 yards, 1 touchback, 2 fair caught, 1 going over 50 yards, 3 punts landing inside the 20, to go along with 5 catches for 335 yards against Connecticut(12/03)... had highest kickoff average of 68.3 yards per kick against Syracuse(11/26)...punted 7 times with a total of 300 yards, 1 touchback, 2 were fair caught, 1 going over 50 yards, 4 landing inside the 20, and 2 kickoffs that totaled 120 yards against Rutgers(11/19)... had longest punt of the season against NC State going for 76 yards and highest yards per punt average of 59.7 yards(09/22).
2010: Named the starting punter entering the 2010 season ... kicked eight times in the season opener for 304 yards and a 38.0 yard average ... dropped three kicks inside the 20 and booted a 51-yarder.
2009: Played in three games at punter before being sideline with injury ... made his UC debut against Southeast Missouri State punting four times for 138 yards, averaging 34.5 yards per kick with a long kick of 45 yards and one inside the 20-yard line ... punted three times at Oregon State, including a season-long kick of 50 yards.
Palm Beach Central High School: A three-year letterwinner at both football and track and field ... averaged 45 yards on his punts and had a 95-percent touchback rate on kickoffs ... earned first-team all-state and all-district honors as a senior ... co-winner of the 2008 Lou Groza Award for the top kicker in Palm Beach County ... played in the 2009 Outback All-Star Game ... made seven field goals as a senior, including a long of 52 yards ... coached by Rod Harris.
Patrick Michael O'Donnell: Born Feb. 22, 1991 ... son of Terence and Michele O'Donnell ... cousin Christopher Bordino is a senior thrower on the U.S. Naval Academy track team.
Academic Major: Exploratory Studies.