Virginia Tech Hokies
- Year: Senior
As a Recruit: Journell was recruited from Giles (Pearisburg, VA) class of 2009. He committed to Virginia Tech on 6/9/2008.
COLLEGE: (2012 at Virginia Tech) 2011: An honorable mention All-ACC selection at place-kicker ... Has played in 12 games, attempting 61 kicks ... Has made 14 of 17 field goals (82.4 percent) and 43 of 44 extra points on the season ... Has a season-long field of 42 yards and has totaled 85 points ... Has made a field goal in every game he's played in this season ... Connected on his first collegiate field goal attempt from 28 yards against Appalachian State ... Made 9-of-9 extra point attempts for 12 total points ... Made one of two field goals at ECU, connecting from 30 yards ... Also was 2-for-2 on PATs ... Hit a 31-yard field goal and missed from 40 yards out in the win over Arkansas State ... Made 3-of-3 extra points ... Made a 41-yarder at Marshall, but missed from 37 ... Also hit on 3-of-4 PATs ... Hit a 24-yard second quarter field goal on his lone kick against Clemson ... Made a 28-yard field goal in the third quarter in the win over Miami, while connecting on all five PATs ... Connected on five more extra points at Wake Forest and booted a 24-yard field goal in the fourth quarter ... Was 3-of-3 on field goals against BC, hitting from 26, 36 and 24 yards ... Also made three PATs for 12 total points ... Missed the Duke game due to a quadriceps injury ... Returned for the Georgia Tech game and made a 23-yard field goal in the fourth quarter ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 on extra points ... Made all three extra points and a 22-yard field goal against UNC ... Booted a 40-yard field goal and five extra points at Virginia ... Connected on a 42-yard field goal to end the first half in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson and made his lone extra point.
2010: Joined in the kicking competition during the fall … Dressed for the Orange Bowl but did not see action … Connected on four of his five field goal attempts in the third scrimmage of the spring … Was 6-for-9 overall in scrimmages … Booted a 26-yard field goal during the Maroon-White game.
2009: Competed for the kicking job during the preseason … Ended up taking a redshirt year … Was 1-for-2 on field goal attempts during spring scrimmages … Hit a 22-yarder and missed from 32 yards out … Handled three kickoffs during the spring Maroon-White game.
High School: A multi-talented player for Coach Steve Ragsdale … Listed as the No. 3 kicker nationally by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 7 kicking prospect in the nation by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 13 kicking prospect in the nation by Rivals … Ranked the No. 48 player in the state of Virginia bySuperPrep … Rated the No. 50 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … A PrepStar All-American … A member of SuperPrep’s Mid-Atlantic Team … Named to PrepStar’s All-Atlantic Region Team as a kicker … Booted six field goals as a senior, including three of at least 42 yards … Also was a running back and rushed for 1,060 yards and 13 touchdowns, and he returned a kickoff for a touchdown … A first-team All-Timesland selection by The Roanoke Times … Kicked 10 field goals his junior season, including a long of 54 yards … A first-team All-Group A selection by The Associated Press as a junior.
Personal: Cody James Journell … Born 6/13/91 … Son of Jim and Debbie Journell … Enrolled in marketing management.
- Early Enrollee
- Gray Shirt
- Video Highlights
- Medical Redshirt
- Primary (Inactive)
- Secondary (Inactive)
- Keeper (Inactive)