Thomas Kinney
    96
    Thomas Kinney

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    McHenry, Ill.

    High School:
    Johnsburg

    Last College:
    Winona State

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 174

    Position:
    K

    Experience:
    5th


    07/07/2014

    Kinney named to CFPA Placekicker Award Watch List

    Kinney was named preseason first-team All-America placekicker last week

    07/01/2014

    Kinney, Pruitt earn preseason All-America honors

    Kinney and Pruitt named to TSN first team; Pruitt also named to BSN first team

    10/12/2013

    Salukis take 24-17 OT win over UNI

    Southern sealed the win with a fourth-and-one stop.

    10/05/2013

    South Dakota State Post-Game Notes

    No. 7 SDSU is the highest ranked opponent SIU has defeated since Oct. 17, 2009 (No. 2 Northern Iowa).

    08/31/2013

    Illinois Post-Game Notes

    The Saluki defense has now recorded a sack in 40 of its previous 41 games.

    2013 (Redshirt Junior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    All-MVFC second team...Selected to MVFC All-Newcomer team...Starting place kicker in all 12 games...Ranked second in the conference in field goals made (18) and field goals attempted (24)...His 18 made field goals tied for the second-highest single-season total in school history...His 52-yard field goal against WIU tied for the second-longest in the FCS this season...His 94 points were second in the conference among kickers...Named MVFC Special Teams Player of the Week and CFPA National Performer of the Week for his performance against Western Illinois...CFPA Honorable Mention the following week for his performance against Missouri State...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2012 (Junior):Redshirted...Named to MVFC Academic Honor Roll

    Prior to SIU:Kicked for two years at Winona State where he hit 19 of 30 field goal attempts...As a sophomore in 2011, converted 9-of-12 field goal attempts and was 7-for-9 on attempts of 30 yards or longer...Hit a career-long 45-yarder against Concordia-St. Paul, two yards shy of the school record.

    High School: Four-time special teams player of the year...All-Conference, allarea as senior...Made IHSA playoff-record 52-yard FG

    Personal: Thomas Kinney VI...Born on Nov. 16, 1991 in Flint, Mich....Son of Tracy and Tom Kinney...Has one brother, Lucas, and one sister, Holly...Growing up, lived in Michigan, Oklahoma, Maryland and Illinois...Majoring in exercise science.

    Loading Football Stats...
    Loading Football  Stats...
    Thursday, Aug 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Football Carbondale, Ill. 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Football Charleston, Ill. 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Football Carbondale, Ill. 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Football West Lafayette, Ind. TBA
    Photo Store Coming SoonBuy Ticket