Was named to the preseason watch list for the Lou Groza Award given to the top kicker in the country...talented kicker who had a dramatic flair in 2010 with a pair of game-winning field goals as Huskies made their run to the BCS...Named to the preseason watch-list for the Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award...In the UConn record book, is first in career field goals, first in single-season field goals, first in single-season consecutive extra points, second in career extra points, second in career points...Has made all 99 of his extra points attempts in his career.
2011: Named first team All-BIG EAST for the second straight season...Selected as an ECAC Division I-FBS All-Star...Set UConn career marks for field goals (74), extra points (128) and point (349)...Kicked a field goal in 22 of his final 25 collegiate games and had multiple field goals in eight games in 2011 and 11 career games with three or more...Awarded the team's Special Teams Player of the Year...Participated in the Players All-Star Classic (Feb. 4) at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Ark...Hit two field goals, including a 52-yarder at home against Iowa State (Sep. 16)...Nailed three field goals and kicked a season-long 53-yard score at West Virginia (Oct. 8)...Posted three field goals for the second straight game, going 3-3, in a 16-10 win over USF (Oct. 15)...Posted two field goals and four extra-points in a 40-22 win vs. Rutgers (Nov. 26) in the final home game of his career...Tied his season-long with a 53-yard field, on a 4-4 day, in the season finale at Cincinnati (Dec. 3).
2010: Earned first team All-BIG EAST honors in 2010...Also earned All-ECAC honors...Had two game-winning field goals during the Huskies five-game winning streak to end the regular season...Hit a 52-yard field goal in the final seconds of the USF (Dec. 4) game to give the Huskies a 16-13 win and the BCS appearance...The 52-yarder was a career long, which topped a 50-yarder he had earlier in the game...Kicked four field goals in the USF win...Was named the BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week for his game vs. the Bulls...Was tied for 26th in the country in scoring (first in BIG EAST) and was fourth nationally in field goals at 1.92 per game...Hit a 27-yard field goal on the final play of overtime to lead UConn to a 16-13 win over West Virginia (Oct. 29)...Also earned BIG EAST Special Team Player of the Week honors for that game as he had three field goals vs. the Mountaineers...Dating back to 2009, has made a field goal in 14 of the last 15 games...Has connected on 16 of his last 17 field goal attempts...Has connected on all 99 of his career extra point attempts - including 36 last year and 47 in 2009...The 47 consecutive attempts in 2009 was a school single-season record...has 52 career field goals, a UConn school record...His 99 extra points is tied for second in school history...His 254 career points is second in school history and his 25 field goals were first in single-season history...Earned the Special Teams Game Ball this year for the West Virginia and USF games...Also kicked a game-winning field goal on the final play of the 2009 game vs. USF...A member of the 2010 BIG EAST All-Academic team.
2009: Delivered the game winning field goal on final play of the 2009 regular season with a 42-yard field goal against USF (Dec. 5) as time expired...hit a 44-yard field goal in the win vs. South Carolina (Jan. 2) which set a new Papajohns.com Bowl record...was a perfect 47 for 47 in the extra point department last season...the 47 extra points is the fourth-highest in school history...the 47 consecutive extra points ties as the longest streak in school history...he tied his career-high with a 49-yard field goal vs. North Carolina (Sept. 12)...kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:10 left in regulation against Notre Dame (Nov. 21) in a game that the Huskies eventually won...has converted on all 63 of his career extra point attempts...moved into the starting kicking role midway through the 2008 season and made his first 11 career field goal attempts - a first in school history...Earned the Special Teams game ball for the win vs. USF.
2008: Kicked in the final six games of the season ... was 13 of 15 on field goals and a perfect 16 for 16 on extra points ... made the first 11 field goals of his collegiate career ... the 11 consecutive field goals set a school record ... in his first career game against Cincinnati (10/25) was a perfect four of four in field goals ... a two-time BIG EAST Special Team Player of the Week for his performances against the Bearcats and Syracuse (Nov. 15) - when he connected on three field goals ... career long is 47 yards against Cincinnati ... contributed five extra points and a 32-yard field goal in the International Bowl victory over Buffalo (Jan. 3).
High School:Named to the 2006 Worcester Telegram & Gazette and MetroWest Daily News Super Teams ... Was an All-Star pick by the Telegram & Gazette in 2005 and the Daily News
in 2004 and 2005 ... Twice named All-League ... For his career was 18-for-24 on field goals with a long of 47 ... Hit 50 of 51 career extra point tries ... Averaged 41 yards for his 128 career punts with a long of 63 ... Played linebacker as well ... Also started at third base and hit .458 as Algonquin won the state baseball championship in 2006 and was runner-up in 2007 ... Named to the Daily News All-Star team on the diamond as well ... Baseball team captain as a senior.
Personal Profile: David A. Teggart ... Born on October 23, 1988 ... A sport science-sport/leisure major.
DAVE TEGGART'S CAREER HIGHS
Most FGs: 4, 2x, last at USF, 12/4/10 Most FG Att: 5, at Temple, 9/18/10 Longest Made FG: 52, at USF, 12/4/10 Longest Att FG: 53 vs. Pittsburgh, 12/6/08 Most PATs: 8 vs. Syracuse, 11/28/09 Most PAT Atts: 8 vs. Syracuse, 11/28/09 Most Points: 16 vs. Cincinnati, 10/25/08