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3  James Farrimond
James Farrimond

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
San Antonio

High School:
Churchill

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220

Position:
K/P

Birthdate:
12/09/1992

Experience:
1L


11/01/2014

Strong Start Paves Way for Fifth-Straight Win

Rice takes down FIU on the road, 31-17

10/11/2014

Owls Fend Off Army for Third-Straight Win

Rice notches 41-21 road win at West Point

09/27/2014

Football Notches Conference Win at Southern Miss, 41-23

Rice forced three turnovers in the victory

07/22/2014

Three Owls Named to CFPA Watch Lists

Callahan, Covington and Farrimond receive more preseason attention

07/11/2014

Callahan Named to Thorpe Award Watch List

Third among active NCAA players with 11 interceptions

11/09/2014

UTSA Highlights

11/02/2014

FIU Highlights

09/28/2014

Rice-USM Highlights

09/28/2014

Southern Miss recap

10/05/2014

2014 Challenger Game

The Owls hosted their annual event with the Challenger League on October 5

10/04/2014

Football vs. Hawai'i

Rice 28, Hawai'i 14 Oct. 4, 2014

08/11/2014

2014 Fall Camp First Scrimmage

The Owls held their first scrimmage of 2014 Training Camp on August 11

01/30/2014

Liberty Bowl Photos II

More photos from the 2013 AutoZone Liberty Bowl

12/31/2013

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Dec. 31, 2013 Rice vs. Mississippi State

Rice
Former walk-on punter who took over the starting role in 2013 and enters season on both the Ray Guy and CFPA watch lists... Two-time member of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014
Opened the season by averaging 48.2 on five punts at Notre Dame, including a career-best 67 yarder...Added placekicking duties for six games as well... Made his debut as a kicker in the Southern Miss game, knocking through both attempts as well as all five PATs... Has converted all 25 PAT attempts and 8-11 field goal attempts. Switched to No. 3 this year.

2013
Placed three of four punts vs. Marshall inside the 10 while averaging a season-best 49.2... Averaged 44.5 on a pair of late punts with Tulane trailing just 17-13 to hold off the Green Wave's final challenge... Last effort was downed at Tulane 3 with just 2:13 left... Walk-on who took over punting chores in the opener at Texas A&M, averaging 42.5 yards on four punts, with three touchbacks and a long of 51.

2012
Back-up to Chris Boswell who made his debut on special teams vs. Houston and attempted his first career PAT vs. Air Force.

2011
Redshirted in his first season while earning a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Churchill High School
2011 graduate of Churchill High School... All-District 26-5A as a senior for coach Glenn Hill as a safety and punter for the Chargers... Earned second-team All-San Antonio honors... Had 65 tackles as a senior, five for loss, forced one fumble, recovered three others and had one interception... Returned his lone interception for an 87-yard touchdown to earn San Antonio "Play of the Week" accolades... Forced 29 touchbacks on kickoffs and averaged 40 yards per punt... Earned Academic All District and All State honors and graduated Summa Cum Laude... Served on the Churchill High Parliament, a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society... Elected senior class Vice President as a senior.

Personal
James Farrimond... Born: Dec. 9, 1992 at San Antonio... Son of Scott and Ann Farrimond (three sisters)... Cousin, Ashley Gross, played volleyball at Trinity from 2002-06... Economics and Sport Management major with a Business minor... Rice College: Sid Richardson.

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