Tommy Openshaw 17
Tommy  Openshaw
RS Junior

Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195





'Dores defeat Georgia 17-16

Cunningham's big day leads VU to comeback win on the road


Vanderbilt-Georgia Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 17, Georgia 16


Vanderbilt rally falls short at Kentucky

Dores' last-minute drive falls incomplete in loss


Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky 20, Vanderbilt 13


Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky 20, Vanderbilt 13


Kentucky (Lassell)

Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.


Vanderbilt Football vs. Florida. Russell (8/1/16)

Vanderbilt hosted the No. 23 Florida Gators. Photos by John Russell (8/1/16)


Middle Tennessee State (Howell)

Howell's Photos


Football Preseason Practice (8/8/16)

Commodores fifth practice of the fall camp.


Vanderbilt 10, Missouri 3

Photos from Missouri @ Vanderbilt on Oct. 24, 2015.

Academic Honors
2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Openshaw played in every game, spending much of the year in dual capacity of punter and placekicker... As first-year punter, Openshaw averaged 40.9 yards on 79 punts... Booted a 78-yard punt, equaling No. 6 all-time on team charts, against Missouri... As placekicker, Openshaw converted on 62.3 percent of field goals (12-of-19)... Made 7-of-10 attempts between 40-49 yards... Made field goals of 28, 41 and 34 yards at Ole Miss... All of team's field goal attempts came in first seven games of season... Also made all 14 extra point attempts.

Openshaw saw action in 11 games, serving as the team's primary placekicker in his redshirt freshmen season... Made 72.7 percent of field goals, converting 8-of-11... Was 6-of-6 on field goals inside 40 yards... Last two conversions came from 48 and 46 yards... Made all 21 PATs on the season... Also served as team's primary kickoff specialist during last two months of season.

Openshaw did not see action as a true freshman... Displayed excellent leg strength and accuracy as a placekicker.

High School
Ranked among nation's top kicking specialists by several services... Started three years as kicker.. Became team's kicker as sophomore, adding punting duties as a senior... Became school's first player to earn First Team 6A All-State from writers after making five FGs and 45.6-yard punting average as senior... Also named All-District as senior... Was 16-of-22 on field goals as junior, including team record 56-yarder, as team advanced to second round of state playoffs.

Thomas Reilly Openshaw... Majoring in Engineering Science... Son of Mark Openshaw and Susanne Openshaw... Born Sept. 30, 1994... Has three younger sisters: Colleen, Tara and Claire... Dad works as a construction manager; mom is retired from the U.S. Navy... Mom was a gymnast at U.S. Naval Academy... High academic achiever... Active in youth activities at hometown church... Enjoys golf.

Career Highs
Field Goals Attempted: 4, at Ole Miss, 9/26/2015
Field Goals Made: 3, at Ole Miss, 9/26/2015
Longest Field Goal: 49 yards, vs. Western Kentucky, 9/3/2015
Single-game Average: 66.0 yards, vs. Austin Peay, 9/19/2015
Longest Punt: 78 yards, vs. Missouri, 10/24/2015

Tommy Openshaw action shot 10-02-15

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