46 - Chris Diniz|
|Previous School:||Delta JC|
2009 Season: Was an honorable mention all-Big Sky selection as a kicker…enjoyed the most accurate season by a kicker in school history, making 12-of-13 field goals…made his first 10 attempts of his career, including a 44-yarder as time expired in the first half at UNLV…longest field goal of the season was 52 yards at Montana State…that distance tied him for the second-longest in school history and was just one yard shy of the school record…his 12 made field goals are tied for the fifth most in school history…made 30-of-32 extra points and finished the year with a team-high 66 points…also handled the kickoff duties where he had eight touchbacks and never kicked a ball out of bounds during the year.
2008 Season: Sat out the year as a redshirt.
Prior to Sacramento State: Spent two years at San Joaquin Delta JC in Stockton, Calif…as a sophomore, he led the team with 64 points…was 7-of-12 on field goal attempts and made 43-of-46 extra points…longest field goal was 46 yards…made 6-of-8 field goal attempts inside of 40 yards…had six touchbacks on kickoffs…as a freshman, he ended the year with 34 points.
High School: Graduated from Escalon HS in 2005…was named second team all-area by the Stockton Record…helped the team to an 11-2 overall record and a Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV title…served as the team’s kicker and punter…averaged 33.2 yards per punt with a long of 51 yards…finished the year with five field goals and 64 PATs for a total of 79 points…68 of his 90 kickoffs went for touchbacks…as a junior, he scored 59 points on five field goals and 44 extra points.
Personal: Born 7-28-88…majoring in business administration…parents are Paul and Kathleen Diniz.