Third-year member of the team • junior walk-on • will battle with redshirt freshman Frank Raggo and walk-on Erik Martinez for kickoff and placement duties and will backup All-American punter Eric Enderson • converted extra point in Blue-White Spring Game in May • honor student.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Saw first career action at Delaware • handled kickoff chores for Blue Hens and was backup on placements behind Garrett Greenway and behind All-American Eric Enderson on punts • played in 11 games (did not play vs. James Madison) and had 46 kickoffs, averaging 56.8 yards per attempt • had five touchbacks and helped Delaware lead the CAA and rank No. 16 in the NCAA in kickoff coverage (16.8 yards per return) • executed perfect on-side kick vs. New Hampshire - one of only two successful on-side kicks in nine attempts by CAA teams during the season • had tackles on returns vs. Colgate and Rhode Island • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. New Hampshire • earned a spot on the Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll.
Did not see game action as a backup kicker and punter • earned a spot on the CAA Academic Honor Roll.
Three-sport standout in football, soccer, and track & field at Cardinal Gibbons High School • two-year regular in football for head coach Mike Morril as team's kicker and punter • led teams to marks of 8-2 and 6-4 • earned second team All-State (AAA) honors as a kicker as a senior • converted 12 of 16 field goals in in 2012, setting a school record for field goals in a season and leading the area in field goals • scored 70 points and kicked a 51-yard field goal • three-year starter in soccer where he played stopper and defensive midfield • led teams to three-year mark of 42-25 • competed for track & field team as a pole vaulter and distance runner in 2009 • AP Scholar • served as President of Latin Honor Society and Key Club.
Kevin Patrick McLaughlin • born Dec. 13, 1993 • son of Jim and Ann McLaughlin • has a younger brother, Matthew, who kicks for his high school team • honor student as a finance major at Delaware • aspires to become a CFO at a Fortune 500 company • father is a marine engineer • father is a native of Ireland • enjoys listening to country music and traveling • avid fan of NFL's New York Jets • has worked as a kicking coach during the summers • took part in a financial advisor internship with Edward Jones this past summer.