Has handled the bulk of Tech's kickoff duties for the past two seasons ... Is competing to continue those duties again this fall ... Possesses a strong leg that can get the ball into the end zone on a consistent basis ... Has 59 career touchbacks ... Will work on field goals and PATs over the summer to prepare for the future as well as possible backup duties to Brandon Pace.
2005: Kicked in every game but one (FSU) ... Fifteen of his first 25 kicks were touchbacks ... Kicked off eight times against Georgia Tech ... Had 64 kickoffs for the season with the average return starting on the 2-yard line ... Finished with 29 touchbacks ... Did not have a kickoff go out of bounds ... Bench pressed 300 pounds and had a 430-pound squat during spring testing ... Kicked off three times in the spring game with all three kicks downed in the end zone.
2004: Kicked off 70 times with 29 touchbacks ... Had three tackles on kickoff coverage ... Handled all four kickoffs in the opener against USC ... Put six of his kickoffs in the end zone, including two through the uprights, against Duke ... Had three touchbacks against NC State ... Had two touchbacks against West Virginia ... Was busy against Florida A&M, kicking off nine times with two touchbacks ... Had three touchbacks at UNC and a solo tackle on kickoff coverage that saved a touchdown ... Had four touchbacks against Maryland and two against Virginia ... Posted a 430-pound back squat in spring testing.
High School: Was a place-kicker, punter and safety for Coach Charlie Pierce at Park View ... Made 26 of 35 field goals during his career and was 90 of 91 on extra points ... Had a career average of 40.6 as a punter and posted six career interceptions on defense ... Made five field goals in a game his senior season, including the game-winner in overtime ... Had a total of four game-winning field goals during his three varsity seasons ... Was a three-time all-district and all-region selection and a two-time, first-team all-state pick ... Named to Washington Post all-Met team as a senior ... Holds school career records for field goals made in a season (12) and career (36) ... Also set a season mark for touchbacks as a kickoff man ... Played soccer, earning all-district honors twice.
Personal: Jared Gabriel Develli ... Born 12/28/85 in Loudoun, VA ... Son of Gabe and Jan Develli ... Majoring in history.