|High School:||Pueblo South HS|
2009: Redshirted in 2009.
High School: Was an all-city selection for Pueblo South High School in Pueblo, Colo. ... In two years of work as the team's placekicker, was 9-for-9 on field goal attempts, his longest being a 43-yarder ... 51-for-56 on extra points ... Also competed in track and field for the Colts ... Graduated with a gold cord while maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.
Personal: Son of Linda and Wade Kliesen ... Has one younger sister, Brittany ... Plans to major in civil engineering.