COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 15, 2016) – University of South Carolina senior placekicker Elliott Fry has been named to the preseason All-SEC third-team by the media who participated in the voting during SEC Media Days, it was announced today.
Fry, a 6-0, 170-pounder from Frisco, Texas, has been Carolina’s placekicker in every game over the past three seasons and owns the school record with 124 consecutive extra points made. His 130 career PATs made and 131 attempted are also South Carolina records, and he stands second in career points with 289. Fry has hit nearly 75 percent of his career field goal attempts, including 81 percent of attempts under 50 yards. In 2015, he led the team with 85 points scored, hitting 20-of-28 field goals and all 25 extra points.
A 2016 Harold White GPA Award winner, two-time member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, and a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, Elliott was a 2014 second-team All-SEC selection by the league’s coaches and is on the preseason Groza Award watch list, which goes to the nation’s top placekicker.
Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly, now the starter at Ole Miss, in the first-team All-SEC performer at his position.