Accurate former walk-on who set school records for kick scoring and conversions. Honors Named to the Groza Award Watch List... Selected to the 2009 Conference USA All Academic Football Team.
Converted on a pair of PATs vs. Houston to end his career as Rice's career kick scoring leader with 266 points, second on the C-USA career chart and 17th on the NCAA career list with 179 career PATs.... Moved past Trevor Cobb into second on the Rice career scoring list with six points vs. UTEP... Moved past Brad Palazzo of Tulane into 10th on the C-USA ca- reer kick scoring list with his four PATs vs. Tulane... Kicked a pair of field goals in a game for the 4th time in his career vs. ECU and moved into third on the Owls' career FG chart (low- er right).. Saw his streak of consecutive PAT conver- sions end at 101 at SMU when his second attempt of the day was blocked... streak began after miss- ing his first attempt vs. SMU in 2007 (had con- verted the first 68 in his career)... has the highest career percentage (.994) among all C-USA kickers who have attempted at least 130 PATs... Booted a 45-yard FG at Texas Tech, the second longest of his career (46 at Houston in `07 and vs. Army in `08)... on the Watch List for the Lou Groza Award, which honors the top kicker in college football... Second team All C-USA preseason selection by the media in a poll conducted by the New Orleans Times Picayune.
Became Rice's career kick scoring leader with 217 points, includ- ing a career-best 91 during the season ... also set season and ca- reer marks for PAT conversions and attempts ... Converted all 73 attempts in 2008 ... 73 PATs smashed his previous season record of 47 set in 2007 .... broke the school and C-USA single-game re- cords by converting 11 PATs vs. North Texas ... 11 points in the game were also a career-high ... kicked his 21st career field goal in the Texas Bowl ... kicked off twice vs. Vanderbilt and was credited with his first career tackle ... candidate for CoSIDA District VI aca- demic honors with a 3.33 grade point average in Mathematical Economic Analysis.
Broke what were then the Rice season marks with 46 PATs and 47 PAT attempts ... tied the Owls' single-game mark by converting eight PATs against UTEP ... saw his streak of consecutive PATs to start his career end at 68 when he missed his first attempt at SMU ... streak was at the time the longest streak by an Owl and was the eighth-longest active streak in the NCAA ... kicked a careerbest 46-yard ield goal at Houston ... C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking the winning field goal as time ran out at SMU.
Consensus All-C-USA freshman pick after converting all 35 PAT attempts ... was also 8-of-11 in field goal attempts to finish third on the team in scoring with 59 points ... named C-USA special teams player of the week after he beat ECU with a 40-yard field goal with three seconds left ... booted a season-best, 43-yard field goal in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, which also rep- resented the first field goal for the Owls in their bowl history ... thirty-five PATs matched the second best single season total in school history, tying Johnny Bagwell, who converted all 35 of his attempts as a freshman in 1993 ... Fangmeier's 35-of-35 effort was the most without a miss by a freshman kicker in the nation in 2006 (freshman all-America kicker Bret Swenson of Michigan State was 33-of-33) ... six perfect PATs at Army matched the third highest total PATs in a game by an Owl ... did not appear vs. Hous- ton, but made his debut the following week at UCLA with his first PAT ... also handled the kick-off chores at Florida State and Army.
Northland Christian High School
2006 graduate of Northland Christian School in suburban north Houston ... three-year starter for coach Nathan Sandford ... North- land Christian's male athlete of the year in 2005-06 ... twice an all-state placekicker in TAPS Class 3A ... twice all-district and the his league's special teams most valuable player in 2005 ... had a 55-yard field goal as a junior and a 47-yard three-pointer as a se- nior ... also a two-time all-district selection in soccer ... chose Rice over Missouri, Kansas State and Harvard.
Full Name: Clark Jonathan Fangmeier ... Born: June 10, 1987, at Houston ... Parents: Keith and Anne Fangmeier, Houston (three brothers) ... Rice Major: Mathematical Economic Analysis ... Wiess College.