John Lunsford

Posted by kornblue - May 10, 2013

This is a 2016 photo of John Lunsford of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. This image reflects the San Francisco 49ers active roster as of Thursday, May 5, 2016 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

John Lunsford
6’1″/ 210 lbs
COLLEGE: Liberty

* Signed with the San Francisco 49ers & was 100% on PAT’s (no FG attempts) in 2016 NFL preseason
* One of the strongest legs eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft
* Accepted invitation to participate in the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine
* Accepted invitation to play in the 2016 East-West Shrine Game
* ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 play (#4) – 60 yard FG (INTO THE WIND) to force overtime vs Richmond | Oct. 5, 2014
* 60 yard FG broke school & conference record, and tied for sixth-longest FG in NCAA FCS history
* 2nd most 50+ yard FG’s made in a career (12)
* Set a program record with 94 consecutive extra points, a streak that spanned the 2012, 2013 and 2014 season
* Big South Conference all-time leader in FG’s made from 40 yards or longer (16 as of 9/15/15)
* 2015: One of only two kickers in the country with four 50+ FG’s (57, 57, 56, 52)
* 2015: 59% touchbacks (35 of his 59 kickoffs)
* 2014: 64% touchbacks (48 of his 75 kickoffs)
* 2014: 19-of-24 on FG attempts (79.2 percent)
* 2014: Made three longest FG’s in the country recorded by an FCS kicker (60, 57, 56)
* 2014 FCS 1st Team All American
* 2014 Big South Conference Special Teams Player of the Year
* John finished his career at Liberty as a 4-year starter on FG’s and kickoffs

HIGH SCHOOL: John has trained exclusively under Coach Kornblue since he began kicking his junior year at Evangelical Christian School (FL). He was rated as a 5 star kicker in the Fab 50 National Rankings coming out of high school in 2011-12. He made a 58 yard FG off the ground during his senior season. John won Kicking Champion honors at the Fall 2011 Kornblue Kicking Challenge and earned a full scholarship to Liberty University. Also a high school track star, John won the 110 hurdles Florida state title and once out-sprinted NFL standout WR Sammy Watkins.