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#17 Erik Folk
Position: Place Kicker
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
High School: Notre Dame
Experience: 3 Letters

2011: For third straight season, served as the Huskies' No. 1 placekicker in every game ... earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 ... finished UW career 124-for-124 on career PAT attempts, the best perfect total in Washington history (next best is Mike Lansford, 73-for-73) ... also posted the best season in terms of PAT accuracy at 56-for-56 (next best was 40-for-40) in 2011 ... 124 made PATs was also a school record ... ranked No. 4 on UW's career field goals list with 42 and 242 career points ranked No. 5 ... booted three field goals, including a season-long 53-yarder, vs. Eastern Washington ... 53-yard field goal was fourth longest in UW history ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week after the Eastern Washington game ... made a 36-yarder vs. Hawai'i and a 40-yard FG the following week at Nebraska ... missed from 52, but made from 40 vs. California ... made a 44-yard kick at Utah and a 41-yarder vs. Colorado ... connected from 42 vs. Oregon and from 46 at USC ... made a 46-yard field goal vs. Washington State ... also notched a total of four tackles ... a Lou Groza Award semi-finalist.

2010: The Huskies' No. 1 kicker, handling all kickoffs and place kicks in 2010 ... named the Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week after the USC game ... named Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... made 13 of 20 field goals and all 33 PAT attempts for the season ... 68-for-68 on PATs for his career, the second-best record in Husky history (Mike Lansford was 73-for-73) ... made a 54-yarder in the season-opener at BYU, the third-longest made field goal in Washington history and just two yards shy of the record ... kicked a pair of field goals in two tries vs. Syracuse (37, 24) ... made all four of his attempts in the win at USC, including a 32-yard boot on the final play of the game ... also made from 23, 41 and 35 yards ... had string of 11 straight made field goals come to an end with a 47-yard miss vs. Arizona State ... connected on three of four field goals at Oregon, hitting from 52, 27 and 47 yards ... 52-yarder was tied for fourth-longest in UW history ... made one field goal each vs. UCLA and at California ... made a 39-yarder in the Holiday Bowl.

2009: Turned in an excellent season in his first year as the Huskies' No. 1 kicker, connecting on 18 of 21 field-goal attempts and 35 of 35 PAT tries ... handled every place kick and kickoff attempt during the season ... named the 950 KJR Special Teams MVP at the team's postseason awards banquet ... earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 ... field-goal percentage of .857 (18-for-21) was third-best in UW history, trailing only All-Americans Chuck Nelson (.962 in 1982) and Jeff Jaeger (.885 in 1985) ... 18 made field goals were eighth-most in UW history ... fifth-most PATs without a miss in UW single-season history ... 89 points scored was ninth-most in UW history by a kicker ... top season highlight was a 22-yard field goal to give the Huskies a 16-13 lead over No. 3 USC with three seconds left in the game ... also made field goals from 28 and 46 yards in the win over the Trojans ... named one of three Lou Groza Award Stars of the Week after the USC game ... opened the season by connecting on three of four FG tries vs. LSU, making from 34, 37 and 32 yards ... went 3-for-3 at Notre Dame, hitting from 40, 24 and 37 yards ... the 37-yarder sent the game to overtime ... 2-for-2, including a season-long 48-yard kick, vs. Oregon ... made three out of four at UCLA ... made all three tries in the 30-0 win over Washington State, connecting from 24, 46 and 27 yards.

2008: Due in large part to injury, didn't see any game action during redshirt freshman season.

2007: Did not see any game action as a true freshman ... suffered a back injury during the summer and missed much of the fall preseason drills.

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Helped Knights to an 11-1 record and a Serra League championship as a senior in 2006 ... team finished the regular season 10-0 before beating Dana Hills, 45-10, in the first round of the playoffs ... subsequently lost to Long Beach Poly, 31-21, the following week ... team finished as the No. 6 team in the state, according to MaxPreps ... Los Angeles Daily News second-team all-area kicker ... named to CalHiSports all-state third team ... a PrepStar all-region selection ... booted 53-of-53 PATs and seven field goals as a senior ... kicked a 56-yarder vs. Birmingham High in 2006 ... also kicked a 50-yarder vs. Canyon last season ... Knights spent part of 2005 season ranked No. 1 in the state before falling to Dominguez in the CIF Southern Section Western Division final ... younger brother of former Arizona punter and placekicker (and current Dallas Cowboy) Nick Folk, who was a first-team All-Pac-10 punter in 2006 ... another brother, Greg, plays soccer at UCLA ... ranked as the nation's No. 10 kicker by Rivals ... ranked by Scout as the nation's No. 8 kicker ... coached by Kevin Rooney at Notre Dame.

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