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Palomar Comets Football 2008


NO. 14 / KICKER / PUNTER, FRESHMAN, 6-4, 190

HOMETOWN: Temecula, CA

HIGH SCHOOL: Linfield Christian (Temecula) (Class of 2008)

PERSONAL: Full name is Collin Michael Yost. ... Born Feb. 21, 1990 in San Diego. ... Son of Bryan Yost and Cindy Farrar. ... Has overcome two broken legs in his athletic career.

2008 SEASON: Finished 4-for-7 on field goals after winning the starting place-kicking job the eighth week and also was 15-for-16 on PAT kicks. ... Also averaged 57.1 yards per kickoff with two touchbacks. ...  Averaged 64.5 yards for four kickoffs in 16-0 win over Victor Valley on Sept. 13. ... Averaged 60.3 yards for six kickoffs in 37-17 rout of San Diego Mesa on Sept. 20. ... Connected on a PAT in the third overtime and averaged 61.8 yards for four kickoffs as the Comets defeated College of the Desert 47-41 in four overtimes in a battle of unbeaten teams on Sept. 27, handing the Roadrunners their first regular-season loss since the 2006 season. ... Averaged 56.2 yards per kickoff for two kickoffs vs. Grossmont on Oct. 4. ... Kicked field goals of 37 and 27 yards and two PATs and averaged 56.4 yards for four kickoffs as the Comets downed Long Beach City College 20-7 on Oct. 25. ... Kicked a 22-yard field goal and was 2-for-2 on PAT tries vs. Fullerton on Nov.1. ... Averaged 61.0 yards for five kickoffs against the Hornets. ... Was 5-for-6 on extra points on Nov. 8 as the Comets routed Orange Coast 41-14 to finish the regular season. ... Kicked a 19-yard field goal for Palomar's first three points in a 38-33 victory over Cerritos in the Golden Empire Bowl on Nov. 22 in Bakersfield as the Comets concluded an 8-3 season. Was 5-for-5 on PAT attempts in the game and averaged 56.7 yards on seven kickoffs.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: All-Big Sky League selection in three sports as a senior in 2007 and a four-year letterman in football at Linfield Christian. ... Scored 112 points his senior season for the Lions with seven touchdown receptions, 50-of-53 extra points and four field goals. ... Was a two-way starter for coach Jim Kemmis at wide receiver and safety. ... Caught 29 passes for 603 yards including the seven TDs, including a 70-yard reception against Army-Navy Academy, when Linfield Christian won 17-14 on his 35-yard field goal. ... Scored 17 points vs. Newport Beach Sage Hill with two TD receptions and 5-of-5 PATs. ... Had 38 tackles on defense, including nine vs.  Brentwood in a CIF-Southern Section playoff game.

OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: All-Big Sky League selection in soccer and baseball.

ACADEMICS: Undecided major. ... Carried 2.8 grade-point average in high school.

(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)

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