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Derek Schmidt Bio

  Derek Schmidt
Derek Schmidt

Hall of Fame Class:
1997 (Football)

Derek Schmidt rewrote the Florida State record books as the Seminoles’ kicker from 1984-1987. When Schmidt graduated in 1987, he left he had scored more points (393) than anyone in the history of college football. Schmidt led Florida State in scoring in each of his four seasons as a Seminole. He was selected to the All-South Independent and All-Metro Conference teams as a sophomore and received Associated Press and UPI All-American honorable mention. In 1986, he made 108 consecutive PATs, and earned Associated Press All-American honorable mention. He held the school record for the longest field goal (54 yards,), most field goals made (73), best career percentage (70.2), most PATs (174) and most consecutive PATs with 108 when he left.

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