37 Peter Mortell  
Peter Mortell

RS Junior

Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 192


2 Letters

Applied Kinesiology


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Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Averaged 51.2 yards on five punts against Eastern Illinois, which included punts of 61 and 60 yards • placed two punts against Eastern Illinois inside the 20 and zero of his five punts were returned (two touchbacks, two downed and one fair caught) • punted five times against Middle Tennessee and averaged 42.4 yards • averaged 46.6 yards on eight punts at TCU • punted four times for 176 yards (44.0 average), which included two punts inside the 20-yard line and punts of 54 and 52 yards agaisnt San Jose State • placed three of six punts (41.0 average) inside the 20-yard line at Michigan • averaged 44.8 yards on five punts against Northwestern • punted four times for an average of 47.0 yards against Purdue • averaged 44.2 yards on six punts at Illinois, which included a 57-yard kick • placed all three of his punts inside the 20-yard line against Iowa • connected on a career-long 64-yard punt against Ohio State while averaging 51.8 yards on five punts.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and handled all punting and holding duties • punted 62 times for 2,687 yards (ninth all-time in team history) • average punt of 43.3 yards was third in the Big Ten and ranked third all-time in team history • recorded 15 punts of 50 yards or more and placed 21 punts inside the 20-yard line • had 12 punts fair caught, while six were touchbacks • named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the coaches and media • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Averaged 38.3 yards on three punts against UNLV • averaged 42.7 yards on three punts • punted five times, averaging 45.4 yards against Western Illinois • averaged 42.3 yards on three punts against San Jose State • punted seven times for an average of 46.6 yards against Iowa • booted a 58-yard punt against Iowa, where he also placed two punts inside the 20 • punted three times at Michigan, averaging 38.3 yards-per-punt • averaged 44.7 yards on seven punts at Northwestern, which included a 57-yard punt • punted five times and averaged 35.0 yards against Nebraska • connected on a 52-yard punt while averaging 43.0 yards on five punts at Indiana • averaged 46.0 yards on three punts against Penn State • placed three punts inside the 20 against Penn State and connected on a career 62-yarder • punted six times for a 40.0 yard average against Wisconsin, while also booting a 59-yarder • had a 56-yard punt, while averaging 47.2 yards on five punts at Michigan State • made one tackle and averaged 47.7 yards on six punts against Syracuse, while also recording a 57-yard punt.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in two games, participating in two fake field goal attempts from the holder position • rushed for 7 yards on an attempted fake field goal vs. Northwestern • completed a 5-yard pass on an attempted fake field goal vs. Michigan • named Academic All-Big Ten.

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Notre Dame Academy • ranked as the No. 8 punter in the nation by Kohl's Professional Kicking & Punting Camps • earned first-team all-state honors from the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association • named a finalist for the Kevin Stemke Award as the state's top senior kicker or punter • first-team all-conference selection • averaged 44.8 yards per punt as a senior • second-team all-conference selection at wide receiver, after hauling in 22 receptions for 343 yards and eight scores • earned honorable mention all-conference honors at defensive back, after tallying two interceptions • coached by John Nowak.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 29, 1992 • son of Jerry and Ellen Mortell • has already graduated with a degree in marketing from Minnesota's Carlson School of Management • working on his master's degree in applied kinesiology.