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Updated: January 28, 2015
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 20-plus-yard 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 of four times for a 61.8-yard average, also going 3 for 3 on PATs against East Carolina … Made three 30-plus-yard 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 20-plus yard 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 , 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.
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 4/10/1996 in Albuquerque, NM … Son of David and Laura Slye … Plder brother, A.J., passed away in February, 2014, after a battle with leukemia … Majoring in engineering.