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Kaare  Vedvik
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Kaare Vedvik

RS Senior

Stavanger, Norway

High School:
McPherson (Kan.)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 207



MCGILL: Marshall Keeps Bowl Win Streak Intact, Beats CSU in New Mexico Bowl

The Word on The Herd


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 31, Colorado State 28 (Gildan New Mexico Bowl)


MCGILL: Senior Night Ends in Heartbreak as Herd Falls to USM

The Word on the Herd


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Southern Miss 28, Marshall 27


Marshall Postgame Notes

UTSA 9, Marshall 7

R-SENIOR SEASON (2017): Handled punt, kickoff and field goal duties for the Herd … Named one of three team captains at the end of the 2017 season … Earned Special Teams MVP honors from the coaching staff … Named to the Conference USA all-conference first team as a punter … Punted 59 times for 2,597 yards and a 44.0-yard average … Made national headlines for a 92-yard punt against Old Dominion on Oct. 14, 2017 … The 92-yard punt is the seventh-longest in FBS history and the longest by an FBS punter in 45 years … 92-yard punt was the longest among FBS punters this season by 12 yards … 26 of 59 punts were downed inside the 20-yard line … 16 of 59 punts were returned for a total of 62 yards … Ranked in the top 10 for fewest punt return yards allowed among punters who had 55 or more attempts … Tied for No. 19 nationally in average yards per punt … Ranked third in C-USA in punt average … the 44.0 yards per punt ranks as eighth-best in Marshall history … Averaged 63.6 yards per kickoff … 32 of 60 kickoffs went for touchbacks … All six kickoffs against Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl went for touchbacks … Made 10 of 16 field goals, including a long of 45 yards … Connected on 41 of 42 extra points … Made a 27-yard field goal and four extra points against Miami … Nailed a pair of field goals (33 yards and 45 yards) versus N.C. State, the latter of which was a career long … Made a 26-yard field goal and 5 of 5 extra points against Cincinnati …Made a 25-yard field goal and 5 of 5 extra points at Middle Tennessee … 28-yard field goal at FAU … Made all three field goal attempts (29, 42 and 44) versus Western Kentucky … Made a field goal and all four extra points against Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl … Selected as a game-by-game captain for Miami, N.C. State, FIU, UTSA, Southern Miss and Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl.

R-JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Played in 12 games, handling each of Marshall’s 71 punt attempts on the season … Punted 70 times (one was blocked) for 2,800 yards, a perfect 40.0 average … Named the Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Southern Mississippi on Oct. 29 … Punted 10 times for 469 yards (46.9 yard average) against Southern Miss … Longest punt against USM went for 72 yards, which was the fifth-longest punt in program history … 72-yard punt, which was downed at the 5, flipped field position more than any punt in MU history because the four longest punts all went for touchbacks … Punt of 72 yards vs. USM was the 11th-longest punt in the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2016 … Punted nine times for 355 yards against nationally ranked Louisville … Ranked No. 42 nationally in punt yardage … Had 23 punts downed inside the 20, which ranked fourth in Conference USA … Nine punts covered at least 50 yards.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Did not see game action while learning to punt, and serving as backup to Tyler Williams
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Had 45 touchbacks in 98 kickoffs for the 13-1 Herd before being replaced late in the season as the primary kickoff man by Nick Smith … Averaged 61.9 yards per kick, but his 8 out-of-bounds kickoffs topped the nation … Had a 77-yard kickoff following a Herd penalty in a win at Old Dominion … Had a season-high six touchbacks in a home win over Rhode Island and had five touchbacks at ODU … Made one tackle on kickoff team in his 13 games.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.
HERD FILE: Born March 16, 1994 in the Norwegian coastal city of Stavanger … Name is pronounced CORR-e Ved-VICK … Spent junior season as transfer student at McPherson (Kan.) High School before returning to his native Norway for his final year of high school … Received recruiting attention after his efforts at a Kohl’s Kicking Camp in Texas with a 70-yard field goal. He added a 57-yarder at the Texas Showcase Camp to rank among the top kickers in the recruiting Class of 2013 … Moved to Kansas hoping to play American football as a wide receiver, but because he wasn’t versed in the game and could kick from his soccer days, McPherson coaches convinced him to try place-kicking.