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Jamie Christensen
Jamie  Christensen


Norcross, Ga.

High School:
Naval Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 177



2006 Academic All-SEC
2005 All-Bowl Team
2005 Lou Groza Star of the Week vs Ole Miss
2005 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Ole Miss and Tennessee

2006 (Junior): Made his season debut against Louisiana Monroe after missing the first two games with a groin injury.He was a perfect 2-for-2 on field goals against Ole Miss and Tennessee.He made his career long field goal from 46 yards out against Florida International. He made all three of his field goals against Mississippi State to give him eight consecutive made field goals. He finished the season 13-of-17 on field goal attempts and 17-of-18 on extra point attempts. He was a perfect 10-of-10 on attempts shorter than 30 yards. He was 2-for-3 from 30-39 yards out and 1-for-4 on attempts longer than 40 yards.

2005 (Sophomore): Jamie accounted for 73 points on the season and was 16 of 25 on field goals. He kicked a 31-yarder with no time on the clock to seal a 13-10 win over Ole Miss. The next week, he booted a 34-yarder with just 13 seconds left to lift the Tide to a 6-3 win over Tennessee, thus becoming the first player in Alabama history to have consecutive game-winning field goals. Jamie then kicked a career-long 45-yarder with no time on the clock to beat Texas Tech, 13-10 in the 2006 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. Jamie emerged from spring practice as the leading candidate to replace All-SEC kicker Brian Bostick.

2004 (Freshman): Appearing in every game, Jamie performed the all-important kickoff duties for the Tide. He handled 62 kickoffs during the season, with 24 going for touchbacks and just two out of bounds.

2003: Redshirted

Prep: Jamie attended prep school at The Naval Academy in Newport, R.I., where he was 7-of-8 kicking field goals and 42 percent of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks. He was named All-County in football at Norcross High School and was an allstate soccer player as well. He kicked a school record 52-yard field goal while going 9-for-12 in field goals. As a kickoff specialist, 88 percent of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks.

Personal: He is the son of Edward and Donna Christensen and he has a brother, Derek, and a sister,Tiffany.