Tony returns for his senior season with the Wildcats. In 2012 he established himself as one of the top punters in the nation and led the nation in punting prior to a season-ending injury. Was named to the College Football Performance Award Punter Watch list prior to the 2013 season. In three seasons he has appeared in 27 career games at Weber State. Has spent three seasons playing safety but will likely only focus on punting this season.
2012 (Junior) Played in six games during the season for the Wildcats before suffering a season-ending knee injury...Prior to the injury he was leading the nation in punting...In just six games had one of the best punting seasons in WSU history...Had 32 punts for 1,536 yards, an average of 48.0 yards per punt, the best single-season average in school history...Half of his punts were 50 or more yards...Set a school record with an average of 55 yards per punt in the home opener against McNeese State where he had eight punts for 440 yards...Had the fifth best average single-game average at 51.3 at UC Davis and had the seventh best average of 50.7 at BYU...Had a career-high punt of 74 yards at BYU, the seventh longest punt in school history...Also started all six games at safety and recorded 42 tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Had one interception for 25 yards against BYU...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors.
2011 (Sophomore) Had a strong sophomore year and played and started in 10 games for the ‘Cats...Earned Honorable Mention Big Sky All-Conference honors as a safety...Recorded 68 total tackles during the season, third most on the WSU team and 16th most in the Big Sky...Averaged 6.8 tackles per game...Had 43 assisted tackles and 25 unassisted tackles...Had a career-high 12 tackles Oct. 29 at Montana and recorded 11 tackles in WSU’s 39-12 Homecoming win over Idaho State on Oct. 15...Also recorded 2.5 tackles for loss and had one pass breakup...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors in Business Administration.
2010 (Freshman) Played in all 11 games as a freshman for the Wildcats...Recorded three tackles on the season with one tackle each coming against Northern Colorado, Sacramento State, and Idaho State...Also punted the ball in the first three games of the season for the ‘Cats...Had seven punts for 235 yards, an average of 33.6 yards per game.
2009 Sat out the 2009 season as a red-shirt after signing with the Wildcats in February 2009.
Park City High School Played at Park City High School under coach Brandon Matich, the same school as current Wildcat teammate Erik Walker...Was named First Team All-State Class 3A by the Deseret News and Second Team by the Salt Lake Tribune...Helped lead the Miners to the semifinal game of the 2007 Class 3A playoffs...Played both free safety and wide receiver.
Personal Full name is Anthony John Epperson...Birthday is Oct. 14...Is majoring in Business Administration at Weber State...Loves to solve Rubiks Cubes and has figured out the 7 x 7 cube.