Jake Moody
K · Michigan

Physical Attributes:

Proj Rd: 5
Height: 6005
Weight: 209
Forty: 5.08
Arm: 30 7/8
Hand: 09 1/2
Wingspan: 73 3/4


2022 (Grad student): Appeared in all 14 games as the team's placekicker and kickoff specialist; converted a single-season record 29 field goals (of 35) including 10 conversions from 40-plus yards, adding 60-of-60 PATs with 66 touchbacks on 102 kickoffs and three tackles (one solo) to earn his fifth varsity letter…Second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, AP, and AFCA…All-Big Ten selection (consensus first team)...Lou Groza Award Finalist…Named the team's Specialist of the Year…William V. Campbell Trophy semifinalist…Two-time Lou Groza Award Star of the Week (after Penn State, Michigan State)...Shared Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Michigan State…Shared Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Illinois…Delivered in field goals of 31, 26, and 34 yards and punched through seven touchbacks on eight kickoffs against Colorado State (Sept.3)...Produced four touchbacks on seven kickoff attempts and went a perfect six-for-six on PATs…Converted on seven PATs, tacked on five touchbacks on seven kickoff attempts, hit a 26-yarder and missed a 62-yarder against UConn (Sept. 17)...Put through a 52-yard try against Maryland (Sept. 24), and also converted on a 38-yard try while drilling five of seven kickoffs for touchbacks…Converted field goals from 35 and 44 yards, and drilled five touchbacks on six kickoffs at Iowa (Oct. 1)...Converted on a 44-yard field goal with four PATs and three touchbacks on six kickoffs at Indiana (Oct. 8); had one kick blocked…Made his first career tackle on a kickoff against Penn State (Oct. 15); converted on four field goal attempts and hit five touchbacks on nine kickoffs…Totaled 17 points on five made field goals including a career-best 54-yarder, on FGM shy of his single-game program record, against Michigan State (Oct. 29) and recorded six touchbacks on eight kickoffs…Had six touchbacks on nine kickoffs and converted on a 29-yard field goal at Rutgers (Nov. 5)...Against Nebraska (Nov. 12), converted on field goals of 30 and 43 yards and delivered two touchbacks…Went four-for-four on field goals, including the game-winner with nine seconds remaining, and delivered five touchbacks on six kickoff attempts against Illinois (Nov. 19)...Split field goals frome 49 yards (made) and 57 yards (missed) and delivered four touchbacks on eight kickoffs at Ohio State (Nov. 26)...Converted on five PATs, setting a single-season record for most made in a year (58 and counting) against Purdue in the Big Ten Championship (Dec. 3)...Set the program and Fiesta Bowl records for longest field goal (59 yards) among three conversions (21, 42 yards) with four touchbacks in eight kickoffs against TCU in the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl/CFP Semifinal (Dec. 31)...In his final game as a Wolverine, broke the single-season (147 points) and career scoring (355 points) records at U-M while adding to his single-season (29 field goals made) and career (69 fgm) records

2021 (sr):Appeared in all 14 games as placekicker and kickoff specialist; led the team with 125 points, the second-highest single-season total in program history and most-ever by a kicker, on 23-of-25 field goals and a program-record 56 PATs; also delivered 98 kickoffs with a 62.8-yard average and 65 touchbacks to earn his fourth varsity letter…Consensus All-American…Lou Groza Award Winner, the first in program history…Bakken-Andersen Big Ten Kicker of the Year, the first in program history…All-Big Ten honoree (first team, coaches; third team, media)...Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week following the game at Nebraska…Lou Groza Award Star of the Week after his performance at Michigan State…Named Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance at Wisconsin…Twice Named Co-Special Teams Player of the Week for his performances against Washington, at Nebraska…Delivered six touchbacks on nine kickoffs and converted field goals of 20 and 37 yards against Western Michigan (Sept. 4)...Nailed a career-long 52-yard field goal against Washington (Sept.11) and also registered five touchbacks on six kickoffs…Produced nine PATs, one shy of the single-game team record, and generated seven touchbacks on nine kickoff attempts against Northern Illinois (Sept. 18)...Connected on field goals of 20 and 32 yards against Rutgers (Sept. 25) and also went five-of-five on touchbacks during his kickoff attempts…Fired off field goals from 26, 47, and 48 yards and delivered six touchbacks on eight kickoffs at Wisconsin (Oct. 2)...Delivered four field goals at Nebraska (Oct. 9) with a 39-yard long to win the game with 0:21 remaining, and added all eight kickoffs for touchbacks…Converted 20- and 44-yard field goals during a nine-point day against Northwestern (Oct. 23)...Successful on all four of his field goal tries with a 38-yard long and 15 total points at Michigan State (Oct. 30)...Against Indiana (Nov. 6), converted on field goals from 32, 34, and 34 yards for 11 total points with 0 kickoff return yards allowed…Drilled four touchbacks on four kickoffs and hit all three PATs at Penn State (Nov. 13)...Hit a 39-yard field goal and eight PATs at Maryland (Nov. 20) with six touchbacks on 10 kickoffs…Converted five PATs and produced five touchbacks on seven kickoff attempts against Ohio State (Nov. 27)...Converted six PATs and bombed seven kickoffs for six touchbacks against Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game (Dec. 4)

2020 (jr):Appeared in all six games, handling kickoffs in every game and field goal duties in two games; netted 14 touchbacks on 29 kickoffs with a 57.3 yard average and went 1-of-4 on field goal tries to earn his third varsity letter…Academic All-Big Ten honoree…Handled kickoffs and field goals at Minnesota (Oct. 24) but went 0-for-3 kicking…Handled kickoffs at Indiana (Nov. 7), at Rutgers (Nov. 21), against Michigan State (Oct. 31), Wisconsin (Nov. 14)...Connected on a 40-yard try against Penn State (Nov. 28) and also hit two PATs while handling his usual kickoff duties

2019 (soph): Appeared in all 13 games handling kickoffs, and also went 6-for-9 on field goals to earn his second varsity letter…Academic All-Big Ten honoree…Named Special Teams Player of the Game for his performance against Army (Sept. 7)...Converted 27- and 34-yard field goals and handled kickoff duties against Middle Tennessee State (Aug. 31)...Drilled a 43-yard game-winning field goal against Army (Sept. 7)...Kicked off twice with one touchback, and also converted a successful onside kick at Wisconsin (Sept. 21)...Converted a 33-yard field goal against Rutgers (Sept. 28) and kicked off eight times with two touchbacks…Kicked off three times and hit a 28-yard field goal against Iowa (Oct. 5)...Kicked off seven times with three touchbacks and hit three extra points at Illinois (Oct. 12)...Kicked off and converted three extra points at Penn State (Oct. 19)...Converted a 21-yard field goal and six extra points to go along with eight kickoffs against Notre Dame (Oct. 26)...Kicked off seven times with four touchbacks at Maryland (Nov. 2), and missed a 37-yard field goal try…Kicked off nine times with six touchbacks against Michigan State (Nov. 16)...Collected four touchbacks on seven kickoffs at Indiana (Nov. 23), totaling 380 yards…Totaled 340 yards on six kickoffs with four touchbacks against Ohio State (Nov. 30)...Produced three touchbacks on four kickoffs against Alabama in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl (Jan. 1)

2018 (fr): Earned his first varsity letter…Appeared in all 13 games, handled kickoffs in all 13 games and was placekicker for three games; made 10-of-11 field goal tries to earn his first varsity letter…Co-Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 19) after his performance against Indiana…Recognized as the Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Indiana…Recipient of the Team Rookie of the Year Award (Special Teams)...After handling kickoff duties in the first 10 weeks, took over place kicking duties against Indiana (Nov. 17) and set a program record with six made field goals (23, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 yards)...Also converted one extra point against IU to bring his game total to 19 points scored, a single-game kicking record at Michigan…Handled kickoff duties against Notre Dame (Sept. 1), Western Michigan (Sept. 8), SMU (Sept. 15), Nebraska (Sept. 22), and Northwestern (Sept. 29), Maryland (Oct. 6), Wisconsin (Oct. 13), at Michigan State (Oct. 20), Penn State (Nov. 3), at Rutgers (Nov. 10), Indiana (Nov. 17)...Hit field goals from 23, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 yards and converted both PAT tries to at a new Michigan single-game scoring record…Converted field goal tries from 31 and 39 yards as part of an eight-point day at Ohio State (Nov. 24)...Drilled a career-long 48-yard field goal against Florida in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl (Dec. 29) and also converted a 26-yarder.

High school: Attended Northville High School (2018)...National Honor Society member…Three-time Kensington Lakes Athletic Association (KLAA) scholar athlete (2015-17)...Also lettered in baseball and led his team to the state finals as the starting third baseman….2018 Kensington Lakes Athletic Association (KLAA) All-Conference and MHSAA All-District honoree…Ranked as a 5-star player by Kornblue Kicking (No. 1)...Ranked as a 5-star player by Kohl's Kicking (No. 14)...Converted 39-of-53 career field goal attempts…Connected on long kicks of 50, 52, 55, 57, and 58 yards…Owner of the second- (58 yards), third- (57), fourth (55), and seventh-longest (52) field goals in Michigan High School History…Associated Press All-State selection (2017)...Two-time Dream Team honoree by the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, and MLive (2016-17)...2018 Detroit Free Press Sports Awards Football Player of the Year nominee…Two-time KLAA All-Conference selection (2016-17)


Son of Chad and Lisa Moody…Father, Chad; Aunt, Lori Cipicchio; Uncle, Douglas Horton all attended Michigan…Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in sport management