Bishop Diego alum Jack Luckhurst was selected as a second-team honoree on the Cal-Hi Sports All-Decade Football Team for 2010-20.
Luckhurst, a 2019 graduate, was an outstanding kicker/punter for the Cardinals. He attends Arizona State, where he is entering his redshirt freshman season with the Sun Devils football team.
Luckhurst was a two-time Cal-Hi All-State punter, makng the Medium Schools Division first team in 2017 and second team in 2018. He was a member of Bishop’s squad that won the 2017 CIF-Southern Section, Regional and State Championships.
As a punter, he averaged 44.6 yards per punt over three seasons, including a whopping 53.3 yards during his junior year. He dropped 20 of 35 punts inside the 20-yard line and had a career-long 83-yarder in a CIF-SS playoff win over San Marino.
He was named to the MaxPreps All-American team as junior.
As a place-kicker, Luckhurst made 16 field goals in his career, with a career-long of 51 yards, and scored 260 points. He had 66 touchbacks on kickoffs.
Luckhurst also starred in soccer. He scored 29 goals in his senior season, leading Bishop Diego to its best season in program history, which included a Frontier League championship and berth in the CIF-SS semifinals.
The son of former NFL kicker Mick Luckhurst is only the third South Coast area player and the fifth from Santa Barbara County to make a State All-Decade Football Team. Santa Barbara High alums Ernie Zampese and Sam Cunningham made the teams for the 1950s and 1960s, respectively. St. Joseph quarterback Mark Brunell was chosen to the 1980s’ squad and Lompoc running back Napoleon Kaufman was on the 1990s’ team.
The All-Decade team for 2010-20 includes current NFL players JuJu Smith-Schuster, Adoreé Jackson, Jared Goff, Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, Marcus Peters, among others.