Andy Blount
Andy  Blount

Bandera, TX

High School:
Bandera HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Wide Receiver

Named first team All-Sun Belt Conference tight end ... Blount started every game at tight end and was second on the team with 30 receptions and 427 receiving yards ... Was second on the team with five touchdown receptions... Averaged 15.3 yards per reception ... Had at least one touchdown reception in four of the seven Sun Belt Conference games ... Led the team with 103 receiving yards against Louisiana- Monroe ... Tied a career high with five receptions against Colorado ... Was a very physical blocker who helped running back Jamario Thomas rush for a school record 1,709 yards and set several NCAA records, including the fastest freshman to 1,000 yards and the number of 200 yard games as a freshman.

Started two games but played extensively in all 13 games, being used in various double-tight end packages ... Led the team with five touchdown receptions and was second on the team with 22 total receptions for 415 yards ... Average of 18.9 yards per catch was the best among all Sun Belt tight ends ... Averaged a touchdown in every 3.8 receptions over his career ... Had a 34-yard touchdown reception that proved to be the game-winner against Louisiana-Monroe ... Had a career-best five catches for 104 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Arkansas State.

Saw action in all 13 games, gaining 77 all-purpose yards, mostly on kickoff returns ... Caught only one pass during the season for six yards against TCU ... Returned two short kickoffs – one for 33 yards against South Florida and the other for 38 yards against New Mexico State.

After not playing in the season opener against TCU, saw action in the final 11 games of the season ... Two of Blount’s three receptions were for touchdowns ... Had receptions in two games, including his first career touchdown catch at Idaho on a three-yard reception ... Also had a 13-yard touchdown catch against Colorado State in the New Orleans Bowl .

High School/Personal
Had 66 catches for 1,549 yards and 22 touchdowns in leading Bandera to a 11-3 record and a spot in the Class 3A Division I semifinals as a senior ... Also had five interceptions in the playoffs ... As a junior, caught 35 passes for 891 yards and 13 touchdowns ... Received honorable mention all-state, and first team all-region and all-district 27-3A ... Was a first-team all-Greater San Antonio, Hill Country Super Team and first-team all-Southwest Texas area pick ... Ranked 13th out of his senior class of 140 and was named honorable mention academic all-state this year ... In the 2001 San Antonio Pizza Hut All-Star Football Game, Blount shattered Kerry Cash’s all-star game receiving record, with four catches for 160 yards and three TDs ... Son of Dale and Caren Blount ... Born September 30, 1982 in San Antonio.

North Texas Mean Green