Luke Cherry - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in three games and made one punt attempt... Tallied a 29-yard punt against Furman (10-15)... Punted three times for the White team in the spring game and averaged 42.3 yards per punt with a long of 50 yards.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010): Saw action against Western Carolina... Joined the team as a walk-on after attending Florida State as a student, but did not participate in athletics.
FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team All-State kicker as a senior and second-team all-city selection at kicker... Played in two all-star senior bowls... Went 9-10 in field goals and had a long field goal of 50 yards as a senior... Also had 40 touchbacks that year... Played for Coach Paul Peterson... Earned three letters in football and two in basketball... Captain of nationally ranked Providence basketball team as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born Luke Wynton Cherry on April 8, 1990 in Jacksonville, Fla.... Mom, Reina, played basketball at Texas Tech... Cousin Skip Cherry played basketball at Valdosta State... Has made several mission trips to Haiti... Lists Messailler, Haiti, as his favorite place... Favorite color is blue... Favorite food is his mother’s chicken parmesan... Would most want tickets to the World Cup final match because “that tournament carries more bragging rights than all other tournaments”... Favorite movie is “Shawshank Redemption”... Older brothers Jay and Elliott have had the biggest influence on his life because “they have showed me how to live this life well and do it with great character, passion and joy”.
MAJOR: Pre-Business Administration.