Position: Kicker / Punter
Height /Weight: 6-1 / 195
Hometown: Southampton, Pa.
High School: William Tennent HS
At Delaware: Outstanding kicker with powerful leg... athletic player who is not afraid to make the tackle...returns as the Hens' kickoff specialist and likely will replace two-time All-CAA punter Ed Wagner...looking to continue the Hens’ impressive streak of not having a punt blocked since the 2005 season, a streak of 280 straight attempts over 66 games...looks to gain more confidence that will come with experience...will also battle with All-CAA kicker Mike Perry for action on placements…kicked a 32-yard field goal in the spring game.
2010 Season: Was a key member of Delaware special team unit that ranked sixth in the league in kickoff coverage...averaged 61.4 yards on 87 kickoffs...had nine go for touchbacks on the season, including a season-best three vs. Towson on Homecoming...had six total tackles on the year, including a solo stop on his first collegiate play in the season opener vs. West Chester...named Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Richmond...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
High School: Enjoyed an outstanding career at William Tennent High School where he was 20 of 24 on extra points and 2 of 4 on field goals over his final two seasons…had a 47-yard field goal and 15 touchbacks on kickoffs as a senior…averaged 41.3 yards per punt as a senior with a long kick of 67 yards…had 10 punts land inside 20-yard line as a senior…earned honorable mention All-State honors as a kicker and punter as a senior in 2009…first team All-Suburban One selection at both positions as a senior…second team All-Suburban One and second team Bucks County Golden Team punter in 2008 as a junior…has earned Most Valuable Player honors at several kicking camps over the last two years.
Personal: Sean Allen Baner (“bay-nur”)...business major at Delaware….born June 15, 1991…son of Hal and Colleen Baner....big country music fan...has taken part in three Habitat for Humanity projects in Appalachia.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive