UND Roster

2020-21 Football Roster

#39 Jonathan Doerer


Height 6-3
Weight 197
Class Senior
Hometown Charlotte, NC
High School South Mecklenburg


  • Groza Award Watch List (2020)
  • Game ball recipient vs. Southern Cal (2019)


  • Connected on 2-2 field goals (48, 34) and 3-3 PAT in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12).
  • Went 1-2 on field goals and a perfect 6-6 on PAT in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19).
  • Was 6-6 on PAT and 0-1 on FGAs, with seven kickoffs for 445 yards (63.6 avg.) and three touchbacks in the win vs. Florida State (10/10).
  • Made 2/2 FGA (32 yards and 30 yards), kicked four kickoffs for 254 yards (63.5 yard avg.) with one touchback. His field goals gave the Irish an early lead on a day that experienced wind gusts upwards of 30 MPH in the 12-7 win vs. Louisville (10/17).


  • Was a perfect 57-for-57 on PATs while going 17-for-20 on field goals with a pair of makes from beyond 50 yards
  • Scored 108 points on the year, the most prolific scoring season by a kicker in school history
  • Became the first kicker in school history and just the sixth player at Notre Dame to have a 100-plus point season
  • Was just the second kicker in program history to connect on every PAT while attempting 50 or more extra points
  • Completed just the 13th kicker in program history to have a perfect season of PATs with at least 20 attempts
  • Ended the season with 62 consecutive PATs made, tied for the sixth-longest streak in school history
  • Earned the game ball against Southern Cal after making three field-goal attempts from 45, 52 and 43 yards
  • Connected from 51 yards out in the Camping World Bowl victory over Iowa State, one of four FGs made in the game
  • Became the fourth kicker in school history with multiple 50-plus yard field goals in a season and the fifth to have multiple 50-plus yard field goals in a career
  • Owns two of the top 10 games for kicking points scored with 16 points against Boston College and 15 points against the Cyclones


  • Kicked off 56 times with 25 touchbacks
  • Four of eight kickoffs against Navy went for a touchback
  • Handled placekicking against Navy for an injured Justin Yoon, going 5-for-6 on PATs and making his first career field goal attempt from 30-yards out


  • Saw action in seven games as the kickoff specialist
  • Averaged 61.2 yards per kickoff over his 32 attempts
  • Nine of his 32 kickoffs went for touchbacks


  • Connected on nine of 16 field goals with a long of 44 yards as a senior in 2016
  • Registered a touchback on 92 percent of his kickoffs
  • No. 6 kicker by Scout.com
  • No. 17 kicker by 247Sports.com
  • No. 20 kicker by ESPN.com
  • Played for coach Rocky White at South Mecklenburg
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology