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Updated: December 15, 2015
2015 Semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award
2015-16: Played in 12 games ... Logged 116 plays on special teams ... Went 21-of-28 on field goals with a long of 48 yards and went 34-of-35 on PATs ... Had 64 kickoffs with 42 touchbacks ... Went 1-of-2 on field goals and 3-of-3 on extra points against Ohio State ... Went 3-of-3 on extra points against Furman ... Went 3-of-4 on field gields and 6-of-6 on PATs at Purdue ... Went 4-of-4 on PATs at East Carolina ... Went 2-of-2 on field goals against Pittsburgh with a long of 48 yards ... Went 4-of-4 on PATs against NC State ... Went 2-of-2 on field goals and 2-of-2 on PATS ... Went 3-of-4 on field goals and 2-of-2 on PATs against Duke ... Went 4-of-4 on field goals and 2-of-2 on PATs at Boston College ... Went 1-of-2 on field goals and 2-of-3 on extra points at Georgia Tech ... Went 2-of-3 on field goals and 3-of-3 on PATS at North Carolina ... Went 3-of-3 on field goals including the game-winner and 2-of-2 on PATs at Virginia
2014-15: Played in all 13 games … Logged 83 plays … Was 20-for-28 on field goals with a long of 49 yards and was 33-for-34 on PATs … Went 4 for 4 on PATS and added a pair of field goals in the season opener against William & Mary … Went 5 for 5 on PATs and averaged 58.3 yards on six kickoffs to help the Hokies upset Ohio State on the road … Kicked off four times for a 61.8-yard average, also going 3 for 3 on PATs against East Carolina … Made three field goals, including one from 42 yards, and also kicked off three times against Georgia Tech … Made a 37-yarder in the first quarter and a 27-yarder in the fourth against Western Michigan, also adding three PATs … Went 4 for 4 on PATs and added a pair of field goals at North Carolina … Was 3 for 3, including a 42-yard field goal, and also made his only PAT attempt of the game at Pitt … Was in on one play against Miami … Made a 27-yard field goal and also kicked off twice against Boston College … Put a 35-yard field goal through the uprights at the end of the third quarter and kicked off four times at Duke … Made a 28-yard field goal in overtime, but was unable to convert on a 53-yard attempt in the second overtime at Wake Forest … Put the Hokies on the board with a 22-yard field goal and made all three PATs, and also kicked off three times, against Virginia … Set a new Military Bowl record by making all four field goals against Cincinnati … Set a new Tech bowl record, and a new Military Bowl record, with a 49-yard field goal … Was named to ESPN.com’s all-bowl team … A Super Iron Hokie in the weight room … Posted a 355-pound bench press and a 335-pound front squat in spring max testing.
High School: Played at North Stafford High for Coach Joe Mangano … Lettered four times … Connected on four field goals as a senior, including a 46-yarder, and 80 percent of his kickoffs went for touchbacks … Earned all-conference, all-region, all-state and all-area honors as a kicker and linebacker … Named The Free Lance-Star’s male high school athlete of the year … In his only high school track season, finished all-state in both the shot put and discus, placing fifth and eighth in the events at the state meet, respectively … Played soccer for three years, helping lead his team to a state title.
Personal: Joseph David Slye … Born April 10, 1996 in Albuquerque, N.M. … Son of David and Laura Slye … Older brother, A.J., passed away in February, 2014, after a battle with leukemia … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.