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Payton Bunch

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Position
6'2''
Height
189 lbs.
Weight
Fifth Year
Class
Pendleton, S.C.
Hometown
Pendleton
High School
Coastal Carolina
Previous School
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2023 – Senior
Played in all 12 games for the Chants as the long snapper … handled the long snapping duties for punts, field goals, and extra points all season … recorded a solo tackle against Marshall (Oct. 28) … completed his degree in Marketing.

2022 – Junior
Played in all 13 games for the Chants as the long snapper … handled the long snapping duties for punts, field goals, and extra points all season long … snapped for all 12 field goal and 47 extra-point attempts .. also snapped for all 55 punts on the season … totaled two solo tackles on the year on punt coverage … recorded his first career tackle in the 2022 Hercules Tires Sun Belt Conference Football Championship game at Troy (Dec. 3) … picked up a solo tackle in the 2022 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl versus East Carolina (Dec. 27) … awarded a full scholarship in the 2023 spring season (Click Here)

2021 – Sophomore
L ined up at long snapper in four games on the season … snapped for either an extra point or a field goal in wins over The Citadel (Sept. 2), UMass (Sept. 25), ULM (Oct. 2), and Arkansas State (Oct. 7) … earned a spot on the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher) for the 2022 spring semester

2020 – Redshirt Freshman
Did not see any game action on the year … dressed for the majority of the games on the season … named to the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher) for the 2021 spring term

2019 – Freshman
Redshirt season … did not play in a game … earned a spot on the Dean’s List (3.25 GPA or higher) for the 2020 spring semester

High School
Lettered and played tight end and long snapper for Pendleton High School and head coach Yon Radford … tabbed a four-star long snapper by RubioLongSnapping.com … named to the Western 3A All-Region Offensive Team … helped Pendleton go 9-3 overall and 5-0 in region play his senior season, advancing to the second round of the 2018 SCHSL Football Class 3A state championship playoffs … caught 42 passes for 622 yards and nine touchdowns in 10 games his senior season … averaged 14.8 yards per catch and 62.2 receiving yards per game as a senior … also returned 15 punts for 102 yards, including a long of 63 yards, and one touchdown … had 12 catches for 110 yards and two touchdowns versus Belton-Honea Path (Sept. 15) … also lettered in baseball and basketball for the Bulldogs