| Cullen Loeffler
Deep Snapper/Tight End
6-4 · 255
Ingram, Texas (Tom Moore)
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A hard-working, all-around athlete who served as UT's deep snapper ... recognized as one of the top defensive snappers in the nation ... snapped on punts and place kicks in all 13 games during the 2003 season, including the Holiday Bowl ... handled the team's FGs/PAT snapping duties the final seven games of 2002 ... saw action as a backup tight end in '00 and also served on UT's kickoff return unit ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection in '01 and three-time second-team choice ... worked at both tight end and defensive end while redshirting in 1999.
Played in all 13 games as the deep snapper on punts for UT ... shared UT's Frank Denius Most Valuable Special Teams Player Award ... earned UT's Longhorn Club Sportsmanship Award and one of the Horns' Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Strength and Conditioning Awards ... recorded one special teams tackle against Tulane ... helped P RIchmond McGee average 40.9 yards on 46 punts in the 13 games he snapped to him ... also helped PKs Dusty Mangum and David Pino connect on 63-of-65 extra point attempts and 10-of-12 field goals ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
Served as the team's deep snapper on punts in 11 games ... missed the Houston and Tulane contests due to an ankle injury ... also handled FG/PAT snaps the last seven contests ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... registered three solo special teams tackles ... named UT's Frank Denius Special Teams Player of the Week after the North Carolina game after posting a pair of solo stops ... helped P Brian Bradford average 39.8 yards on 58 punts in the 11 games he has snapped to him ... also helped PK Dusty Mangum connect on all 28 of his extra point attempts and 9-of-13 field goals the last seven games.
Played in all 13 games, including the Holiday Bowl, as UT's deep snapper ... a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... his snaps helped punter Brian Bradford average 36.3 yards on 56 punts ... 24 of those punts were dropped inside the opponent's 20-yard line ... also served as the Longhorns' backup FG/PAT snapper.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2000)
Saw limited action at tight end, but did serve on the Longhorns' kickoff return unit ... also served as the team's backup special teams snapper ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... redshirted in 1999.
Coached by Johnny Burleson at Tom Moore High ... versatile athlete who earned all-district honors at four different positions ... worked at defensive end and tight end during his first three seasons ... played defensive line and quarterback and was the team's punter as a senior ... earned all-district honors at defensive end that year ... earned honorable-mention all-district recognition at quarterback and was an all-district punter as well ... tabbed all-district at tight end as a sophomore and junior ... area receiving leader as a junior with 23 receptions for 393 yards ... four-time letterman in both football and basketball.
Born 1/27/81 in Washington D.C. ... full name is Cullen Crawford Loeffler ... son of Tom Loeffler, who played for UT under legendary head coach Darrell Royal ... majored in finance ... a five-time member of the Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... was active in UT's community service program ... served as a mentor at local elementary schools ... likes to hunt and fish ... ranked third in his high school graduating class.