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Spencer Lanning

Spencer Lanning

Induction year: 2019

• York Comprehensive High School (2002-2006)
• University of South Carolina, BS (2006-2010)

• Lettered in Football (2) and Soccer (3) while a student athlete at YCHS
• All-Region and Region Player of the Year in Soccer - 2004
• All-Region Punter (’04 & ’05), All-Region Kicker (’05), Rock Hill Herald All-Area Team  (’04 & ’05),
• 15 time Area Specialist of the Week, YCHS Impact Player of the Year 2005
• 2005 South Carolina AP All-State Punter (1st Team), SC Football Coaches Association 4A All-Star Kicker, North-South All-Star Game Selection (Offensive MVP)
• 4 Year Letterman at the University of South Carolina (2007-2010)
• 2008 – Starting Punter, 42.1 yd/punt, 5th in SEC, 28th in nation, SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance against Tennessee
• 2009 – Starting Placekicker and Punter, only player in SEC to handle both duties, Led team in scoring with 79 points, 4th in SEC in scoring, 6th in punting average, finished 1st in SEC in FG percentage (17-20) including 5-5 against Georgia, SEC Player of the Week versus Ole Miss, SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2010 - Starting Placekicker and Punter, Team Captain (1st kicker under Steve Spurrier), only player to be on both Lou Groza Award (top kicker) and Ray Guy Award (top punter) Watch Lists, SEC Special Teams Player of the Week against Florida (3FG’s all over 40 yards), member of the only team in school history to win the SEC East crown, 2010 Burlworth Trophy Candiate (most outstanding player who began as a walk-on), 2nd on team in scoring (3rd most in school history), SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 – Punter for the Cleveland Browns, Week 3 AFC Player of the Week for performance at Minnesota – 1st player since 1968 to throw a touchdown pass, kick a field goal and punt in a single game; 43.8 Yard Avg, 37.9 Yard Net Avg, 28 punts inside the 20 (5th in franchise history)
• 2014 - Punter for the Cleveland Browns, 2nd in Pro Bowl Fan Voting, 44.3 Yard Avg, 39.2 Yard Net Avg (3rd most in franchise history), 25 punts inside the 20, limited teams to a Franchise Record 7.0 yards per return

• Colleen’s Dream Foundation for Ovarian Cancer
• Spearheaded a campaign that saw a $10,000 donation to the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina to support Ovarian Cancer research
• He also co-chaired a campaign that ended with a $20,000 donation to the Cleveland Clinic’s Ovarian Cancer Research Department in Cleveland, Ohio