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Corey Acosta
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Corey Acosta

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Christian Brothers HS

Weight:
195

Position:
PK

Experience:
2L

10/05/2013

Golden Eagles Lose Nail-Biter to FIU, 24-23

Last second field goal attempt blocked.

08/31/2013

Golden Eagles Fall in Season Opener

Rickey Bradley catches seven passes for 193 yards in 22-15 loss to Texas State.

08/31/2013

Golden Eagles Fall in Season Opener

Rickey Bradley catches seven passes for 193 yards in 22-15 loss to Texas State.

09/29/2012

Golden Eagles Drop Heartbreaker to No. 19 Louisville, 21-17

Jalen Richard had one touchdown for Southern Miss.

09/15/2012

Turnovers Plague Golden Eagles in 24-14 Loss to ECU

Chris Campbell passes for 145 yards and a touchdown.

2012 (r-So.)
Took over the primary kicking duties for the Golden Eagles, including place kicking and kickoffs ... Led the team in scoring with 60 points on the season, going 11-for-17 in field goals and 27-of-28 in point after attempts ... Connected on his first two attempts of the season, at Nebraska, including a 45-yarder ... Nailed two kicks from 50 yards or better ... Had a season and career-long of 51 yards against Marshall ... Averaged 56.8 yards per kickoff with eight touchbacks ... Added one touchdown saving tackle on the season

2011 (r-Fr.)
Saw first career action against Louisiana Tech (9/3) when he nailed two second-half field goals from 25 and 42 yards due to injury to starter Danny Hrapmann ... Also had three kickoffs for 168 yards against the Bulldogs

2010 (Fr.)
Redshirted

Prep
Converted 14-of-19 field goals, including a long of 49 yards, and connected on 29-of-30 extra points for coach Kevin Locastro at Christian Brothers HS ... Added a 68-yard kickoff average and tallied 85 percent touchbacks ... A two-star athlete by Scout.com and was ranked the No. 14 kicker in the country ... Rated the 17th-best kicker by Rivals.com and a two-star prospect ... Was 3-of-5 from 40-yards and beyond ... An all-metro and all-Mid South honoree ... Lettered three times in both football and soccer ... Played on 2009 state soccer championship team as he was an all-region performer for that squad

Personal
A member of the National Honor Society, the Key Club and 1st Honors four years, as well as a member of the Spanish National Honor Society ... Garnered the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholarship Award ... A member of the blue squad for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All Star game ... Mom was a cheerleader at Tennessee-Martin and brother, Hunter, played soccer at Maryville College

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