86 James Langford
86 James Langford
Height: 6-3
Weight: 204
Year: SO
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
High School: Foothill HS
Position: K
Experience: 1V

2010 -- One of four true freshmen to play on Mustang football team ... made all of his 19 PAT kicks and was one of five in field goals, connecting on a 21-yarder against South Dakota ... expected to handle all kickoff and placekicking duties as a sophomore.

High School -- As a senior under head coaches Matt Sweeney and John Mannion at Foothill High School, Langford made eight of 12 field goals, including four of 40 or more yards, and 44 of 44 extra-point kicks. On kickoffs, 86 percent resulted in touchbacks. Langford earned first-team All-East Bay Athletic League and third-team Cal Hi Sports all-state honors as a kicker and earned CIF-North Coast Section scholar-athlete honors with a 3.2 GPA. The Falcons were 7-5 in 2009, finishing tied for fifth in the EBAL and reaching the quarterfinal round of the CIF-North Coast Section Division I playoffs before losing to De La Salle. Langford kicked a 57-yard field goal in the Holiday Classic in December at Grant High School in Sacramento, sending the game into overtime. As a junior, Langford was 59-for-62 on PAT kicks and five of six in field goals with a 70 percent touchback rate on kickoffs as Foothill posted a 9-3 overall mark, finished tied for second in the EBAL and reached the CIF-North Coast Section Division I semifinals. Langford, who earned All-EBAL honors as a junior, also competed in track and field, specializing in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000. He chose Cal Poly over being a preferred walk-on at Stanford. He also received interest from Oregon State, San Diego State, Washington State, San Jose State, Cal, Utah State, Montana State and others.

Personal -- Son of Jim and Vicki Langford ... two siblings, Robert and Cari ... cousin Taylor Hilburn attends Cal Poly ... uncle Ron Langford attended Cal Poly ... related to Ty Cobb and former President Harry S. Truman ... great-grandfather Dr. D.H. Cobb played football at Alabama ... great-uncle Dale Cobb played for Arizona and in Armed Services Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii ... hobbies include music and the beach ... aspires to obtain an MBA ... born Jan. 3, 1992, in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... business administration major.