- High School/Other
- 6' 0"
- 183 lbs.
- Ripplemead, Va.
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Updated: November 13, 2013
2012 Honorable Mention All-American by SI.com … 2011 Honorable Mention All-ACC
2013: Has played in nine games … Put a 39-yard field goal through the uprights, also connecting on a PAT attempt in the season opener against Alabama … Connected on all six PAT attempts as well as a 30-yard field goal against Western Carolina … Made both PAT attempts and added a 39-yard field goal at Georgia Tech … Sailed three of his four PAT attempts through the uprights in the win over North Carolina … Had a career day against Pittsburgh setting all new field goal marks after making 4-of-5, including a new long of 48 yards in the first quarter against Pittsburgh … Earned ACC Specialist of the Week honors for her performance against Pittsburgh … Made a 42-yard field goal against Duke … Sailed a 56-yard field goal as well as a 47-yarder through the uprights and made three PATs at Boston College and received ACC Specialist of the Week honors for his performance … Connected on six PAT attempts in the win at Miami … Was dismissed from the team on Nov. 13 for violation of team policies.
2012: Played in all 13 games … Earned honorable mention All-America honors from SI.com … Was Tech’s primary place-kicker, but also kicked off late in the season … Was 20-for-25 on the year on field goals and 34-for-36 on PATs … Made game-winning kicks against Georgia Tech and Rutgers in overtime, as well as against Virginia as time expired … Made a 41-yard field goal as time expired to force overtime in the season opener against Georgia Tech, only to later make a 17-yarder in overtime for the victory … Was named ACC Specialist of the Week for his late heroics against the Yellow Jackets … Made a 32-yard field goal at Pittsburgh … Made a 35-yard field goal and hit on 4-of-5 PATs against Bowling Green … Made three PATs, while adding a 24-yard field goal against Cincinnati … Went 2-for-2 on PATs, also hitting 40- and 35-yard field goals at North Carolina … Put 41- and 37-yard field goals through the uprights, while also going 5-for-5 on PATs against Duke … Made a 40-yard field goal and both extra point attempts at Clemson … Made 2 of 3 field goal attempts, from 22 and 20 yards, at Miami … Attempted three field goals and made two, from 35 and 21 yards, also making both attempted PATs against Florida State … Made all three field goal attempts including a 41- and 42-yarder, also making all three PAT attempts at Boston College … Made a 29-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Hokies past Virginia, also handled kickoff duties in the game, kicking off three times for a 53.3 yard average … Put a 22-yard field goal through the uprights to defeat Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl in overtime, also adding two tackles in the game on kickoff coverage … Was 4-for-7 on field goals during spring scrimmages with a long of 55 yards … Did not attempt a field goal in the spring game but connected on his only extra point attempt.
2011: An honorable mention All-ACC selection at place-kicker ... Played in 12 games, attempting 61 kicks ... Made 14 of 17 field goals (82.4 percent) and 43 of 44 extra points on the season ... Had a season-long field of 42 yards and totaled 85 points ... Made a field goal in every game he played in ... Connected on his first collegiate field goal attempt from 28 yards against Appalachian State ... Made 9-of-9 extra point attempts for 12 total points ... Made 1 of 2 field goals at ECU, connecting from 30 yards ... Also was 2-for-2 on PATs ... Hit a 31-yard field goal and missed from 40-yards out in the win over Arkansas State ... Made 3-of-3 extra points ... Made a 41-yarder at Marshall, but missed from 37 ... Also hit on 3 of 4 PATs ... Hit a 24-yard second quarter field goal on his lone kick against Clemson ... Made a 28-yard field goal in the third quarter in the win over Miami, while connecting on all five PATs ... Connected on five more extra points at Wake Forest and booted a 24-yard field goal in the fourth quarter ... Was 3-for-3 on field goals against BC, hitting from 26, 36 and 24 yards ... Also made three PATs for 12 total points ... Missed the Duke game due to a quadriceps injury ... Returned for the Georgia Tech game and made a 23-yard field goal in the fourth quarter ... Was a perfect 5 of 5 on extra points ... Made all three extra points and a 22-yard field goal against UNC ... Booted a 40-yard field goal and five extra points at Virginia ... Connected on a 42-yard field goal to end the first half in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson and made his lone extra point … Was suspended for the Sugar Bowl game.
2010: Joined in the kicking competition during the fall … Dressed for the Orange Bowl but did not see action … Connected on four of his five field goal attempts in the third scrimmage of the spring … Was 6-for-9 overall in scrimmages … Booted a 26-yard field goal during the Maroon-White game.
2009: Competed for the kicking job during the preseason … Ended up taking a redshirt year … Was 1-for-2 on field goal attempts during spring scrimmages … Hit a 22-yarder and missed from 32-yards out … Handled three kickoffs during the spring Maroon-White game.
High School: A multi-talented player for Coach Steve Ragsdale … Listed as the No. 3 kicker nationally by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 7 kicking prospect in the nation by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 13 kicking prospect in the nation by Rivals … Ranked the No. 48 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 50 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … A PrepStar All-American … A member of SuperPrep’s Mid-Atlantic Team … Named to PrepStar’s All-Atlantic Region Team as a kicker … Booted six field goals as a senior, including three of at least 42 yards … Also was a running back and rushed for 1,060 yards and 13 touchdowns, and he returned a kickoff for a touchdown … A first-team All-Timesland selection by The Roanoke Times … Kicked 10 field goals his junior season, including a long of 54 yards … A first-team All-Group A selection by The Associated Press as a junior.
Personal: Cody James Journell … Born 6/13/91 … Son of Jim and Debbie Journell … Graduated with a degree in marketing management … Working on a second degree in finance.