Palomar Comets Football
PUNTER, KICKER, SOPHOMORE, 5-10, 185; 40 TIME: 4.7
La Costa Canyon (Class of 2006)
PREVIOUS NCAA DIVISION I
University of Hawaii
PERSONAL: Full name is Briton Elgin
Forester. ... Born Feb. 26, 1988, in Springfield, MO.
... Son of Jacquie and Fred Forester. ... Has an adult
SEASON: The latest in a long line of outstanding
Palomar punters which also has included Ron Coppess
(Florida State), Bill Kushner (Boston College, New
England Patriots), Matt Kovacevich (Utah) and Ryan
Hotchkiss (UTEP). ... All-Southern Conference
honorable mention as a punter as a sophomore. ... Had a long punt of
77 yards and two others for 59 and 58 yards. ... Also had a 76-yard punt nullified
due to a penalty ... His 36.2-yard average is deceiving
as he deposited 16 punts inside the
opponents' 20-yard line. ... Also was 21-of-22 on PAT attempts with three field goals. ... Was 3-for-3 on PATs and punted three times
for a 43.0-yard average in Comets' 21-19 season-opening
win over Southwestern on Sept. 6. ... Had a 36-yard
field goal and a PAT in a 16-0 win over Victor Valley on
Sept. 13. ... Had a huge night punting in a 37-17 win
over San Diego Mesa on Sept. 20, averaging 45.2 yards
for five punts, with punts of 59 and 58 yards. Pinned
the Olympians at their 15-yard line and again at the
3-yard line. Also was 5-for-5 on PAT kicks in the game
and won SCFA National Division Southern Conference
Special Team Player of the Week honors. ... Punted one
time for 42 yards and was 4-for-4 on PAT kicks on Sept.
27 in a 47-41 victory over College of the Desert in four
overtimes as the Comets handed the Roadrunners their
fist regular-season loss since the 2006 season. ...
Kicked a 37-yard field goal vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4. ...
Kicked a 27-yard field goal and made all five of his
extra-point attempts in a 38-14 win at Santa Ana on Oct.
18. Also had a 40-yard punt in the game and deposited a
coffin-corner punt at the 2-yard line in the fourth
quarter. That, and an interception by Loa Madon, set up
the field goal. ... Had three punts for a 40.7-yard
average with a long kick of 46 yards as the Comets
turned back Long Beach City College on Oct. 25. Pinned
the Vikings on their 17-yard line. ... Pinned Fullerton
at its 16-yard line with a Nov. 1 punt. ... His best day
as a Comet came in a 41-14 victory over Orange Coast
which ended the regular season on Nov. 8, when he
averaged 42.8 yards for five punts, with a long of 77
yards, and deposited all five punts inside the Pirates'
20-yard line. ... The 77-yarder was the second-longest
punt in Palomar history.Ryan Hotchkiss, who punted
as a junior and senior at UTEP, had a 79-yarder vs.
Golden West on Oct. 25, 2003. ... Put a 37-yard
punt inside the 20-yard line to help the Comets to a
38-33 victory over Cerritos on Nov. 22 in the Golden
Empire Bowl at Bakersfield as they concluded an 8-3
SEASON: Red-shirted at Hawaii
SEASON: Played at Hawaii.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Was a kicker and defensive back for coach
Darrin Brown and La Costa Canyon High in 2005 and 2006.
... First-team All CIF-San Diego Section and played in
the Alex Spanos All-Star Classic. ... Ranked among the
Top 20 kickers nationally by Chris Sailer /
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Played for La Costa Canyon's CIF-San Diego
Section Division I champion soccer team as a senior. ...
Also lettered in Track & Field
ACADEMICS: Business major. ... Carried a 3.0
grade-point average at La Costa Canyon High. ... Has a
2.8 college grade-point average.
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Soccer, track & field. ... Played on a
CIF-San Diego Section champion soccer team.
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)