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  1. Lou Groza Award: The case for Brad Craddock

    Brian Bennett

    Maryland's Brad Craddock missed his last field goal attempt of the 2014 regular season. We bring this up not to criticize Craddock -- the try, after all, was somewhat of a desperation attempt from 54 yards as the Terrapins tried to tie Rutgers lat...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  2. Brad Craddock is automatic for Terps

    Brian Bennett

    A fall Saturday doesn't go by without "#collegekickers" popping up on Twitter, as fans and media types commiserate over field-goal unreliability at this level. But that hashtag is one that Maryland fans never have to type. The Terrapins have the m...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  3. Gophers hope to add Axe to special season

    Brian Bennett

    Rhys Lloyd doesn't remember much about the 2003 Wisconsin-Minnesota game except the final seconds and his wild dash afterward. Lloyd drilled a 35-yard field goal on the game's final play to give the Gophers a 37-34 win. As he recalls it now, Lloyd...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  4. Reports: Wisconsin interviews Andersen

    Brian Bennett

    Wisconsin got a close-up look at Utah State coach Gary Andersen earlier this year. He brought his Aggies into Madison in September and nearly pulled off the upset, losing 16-14 on a late missed field goal. Could Andersen's next trip to Camp Randal...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  5. Ficken's kickin' no longer a PSU problem

    Brian Bennett

    After the worst day of his life as a kicker, Sam Ficken found out how many people were in his corner. The Penn State sophomore suffered through a nightmarish performance in Week 2 at Virginia, missing four of his five field goal attempts and an ex...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  6. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Let's go, Redbirds. Protecting the quarterback is still a work in progress for Wisconsin. Kyle French is getting a second chance as the Badgers' field goal kicker. Purdue feels like it's in a better position to stop Denard Robinson this year. B...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  7. Big East in the Super Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    One of the biggest plays in the NFL playoffs this past weekend was from a rookie out of USF. Giants linebacker Jacquian Williams forced the decisive fumble in overtime against San Francisco, allowing his team to kick the game-winning field goal an...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  8. Special teams comes through for WVU

    Brian Bennett

    They have given up kickoff returns for touchdowns, punt returns for touchdowns. Had shanked punts and a blocked field goal, too. So it may have come as a shock to West Virginia fans on Saturday afternoon when the Mountaineers' special teams came t...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  9. Final: Syracuse 37, Tulane 34

    Brian Bennett

    Well, Syracuse does not make it easy on itself against teams from outside the power conferences. The Orange barely escaped Tulane 37-34, after Ross Krautman kicked the game-winning 21-yard field goal with no time left. The struggles in this game f...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  10. Penn State leads Iowa in field-goal battle

    Brian Bennett

    Remember 6-4? We can't have the same score in today's Iowa-Penn State meeting, but this game is shaping up as the same kind of defensive struggle as the Nittany Lions lead 6-3 at the half. (Adam's 12-10 prediction looks pretty good right now). ...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  11. Penn State offense still scuffling

    Brian Bennett

    I'd like to report that the Penn State offense has been liberated from the Alabama defense and is responding well today at Temple. Unfortunately, that's not the case. The Nittany Lions have had two possessions and have only a missed field goal to ...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  12. Purdue falls on the road

    Brian Bennett

    Say this for Purdue: it knows drama. This time, not a happy ending for the Boilermakers. Rice 24, Purdue 22: Last week, Purdue blocked a field goal to secure the win against Middle Tennessee State. This time, the Boilers were on the opposite end o...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  13. Four Big Ten kickers on Groza watch list

    Brian Bennett

    Time for more preseason watch list action, and it gets even more exciting when you're talking about kickers. Seriously, you can make fun of kickers until your team needs a 40-yard field goal with three seconds left to win the game. Then it's not s...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  14. Cincinnati spring game review

    Brian Bennett

    Reviewing Cincinnati's Bearcat Bowl V from Saturday, which the defense won 63-53 in a modified scoring system: Offensive MVP: Danny Milligan. The wide receiver/kicker caught two touchdown passes and kicked a 52-yard field goal. Milligan also had a...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  15. UConn clinches BCS bid -- barely

    Brian Bennett

    TAMPA, Fla. -- What an unbelievable finish to the Big East regular season. Connecticut blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead but still managed to beat South Florida when Dave Teggart drilled a 52-yard field goal with 17 seconds to go. The 19-16 win ...

    Blog | December 04, 2010
  16. Kickers leading UConn closer to BCS

    Brian Bennett

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There isn't much to look at offensively, but the Connecticut kickers have been money tonight. I told you about Cole Wagner in the last post. Well, Dave Teggart just drilled a 50-yard field goal after it appeared South Florida had ma...

    Blog | December 04, 2010