16 Philippe Panico
16 Philippe Panico
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boston, MA
High School: Buckingham Browne & Nichols
Position: Pk

2011: Started every game as placekicker, including kickoffs... Connected on eight of 13 field goals... Long FG of 39 yards vs. Dartmouth and Georgetown... Split uprights on 25 of 31 PATs... Had two touchbacks on kickoffs.

2010: Ledyard Mitchell Award (Proficiency in Kicking for Yale)... Earned first varsity letter by starting the last seven games... Kicked winning, 19-yard field goal with no time left at Dartmouth (23-20) that was first of his career... Gold Helmet Award by Gridiron Club of Greater Boston... Connected on all four attempts between 30-39 yards and was 6-14 overall... 39-yard FG against Penn was season long... 17 for 18 on PAT... 16 kickoffs that averaged just shy of 60 yards.

2009: Played on JV team.

At Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School:  Played five seasons of football... All-league as senior... Owns state record with 58-yard field goal... Also made a 53-yard field goal his junior year...Connected on 35 of 36 PATs his senior year... 2006 NEPSAC Class B Bowl champions ... 2008 ISL Champions... 2008 NEPSAC Bowl champions with undefeated season... Boston Herald All-Scholastic... Jack Grinold E-Mass National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete... Two-time all-league golfer who won the league title his junior year.


Personal:  Philippe John Panico is the son of Olavo and Suzanne Panico... Born in Brazil... Father's side of family lives in Brazil... Chose Yale over scholarship offer from Boston College and offers from other Ivy League schools...Interested in sports broadcasting...Berkeley College resident...Wears number 16 in honor of high school teammate Zack McCleod