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  1. Spring position breakdown: Place-kickers

    Kevin Gemmell

    Our look at position groups in the Pac-12 continues with place-kickers. Arizona: Casey Skowron, Bret Miller and Michael Unzicker are all in the mix this spring to replace Jake Smith, who converted 12 of 19 kicks (63.2 percent) last season, includi...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Georgia Bulldogs' Marshall Morgan won't play for second straight ...

    David Ching

    Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan will not play Saturday, coach Mark Richt revealed.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  3. SEC position rankings: Special teams

    Chris Low and Edward Aschoff

    We took a little hiatus from the position rankings last week while attending the SEC media days. We'll pick back up today with special teams. Place-kickers and punters are important, especially those with experience, but so are dangerous return me...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  4. Three from SEC on Groza watch list

    Chris Low

    The 2011 Lou Groza Award watch list features three SEC place-kickers -- Arkansas' Zach Hocker, Ole Miss' Bryson Rose and Georgia's Blair Walsh. The Lou Groza Award is given annually to the most outstanding place-kicker in college football. The 201...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  5. Ranking the SEC kickers and punters

    Edward Aschoff

    We're pulling double-duty with the kickers today. Instead of ranking 10 place-kickers and 10 punters, we're doing the top five for each position. These aren't the workout warriors that grab all of the headlines, but try to find a team that would g...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  6. Five SEC kickers on Groza list

    Chris Low

    Five of the SEC's 12 place-kickers have been named to the watch list for the 2010 Lou Groza Award, which goes annually to the top place-kicker in college football. Making the list were: Wes Byrum, Auburn Josh Jasper, LSU Spencer Lanning, S...

    Blog | August 23, 2010
  7. Two from Big East on Groza Award list

    Brian Bennett

    Just call this kickers day on the blog. Two Big East place-kickers made the preseason watch list for the Lou Groza Award, presented to the top collegiate kicker. They are Tyler Bitancurt from West Virginia and Dan Hutchins from Pitt. Hutchins l...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  8. Big year for SEC place-kickers

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Scanning the list of semifinalists for the 2009 Lou Groza Award is pretty telling when you start rating the quality of place-kickers in the SEC. In short, this league has a few guys who can kick the ball. Five ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  9. Pre-spring checkup: Kickers

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett It's easy to overlook place-kickers -- until your team needs a 40-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter. There were a lot of talented kickers in the Big East last season, but three big names -- Pat McAf...

    Blog | March 04, 2009
  10. Virginia's Ian Frye battles through father's in-game heart attack...

    Jared Shanker

    Mark Frye makes sure his rental cars come with unlimited miles. His son Ian's football games are not always all that close to their Bristol, Virginia, home, but Mark hadn't missed a single kick. So when Ian, the place-kicker for Virginia, connected o...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  11. Six SEC kickers on award watch lists

    David Ching

    Today's college football award watch lists are all about the kickers. The lists for both the Lou Groza Award, which goes to the nation's top place-kicker, and the Ray Guy Award, which goes to the top punter, were released Wednesday. Players from S...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  12. Big 12 spring breakdown: Special teams

    Jake Trotter

    As we await the start of spring ball, we've been examining and ranking the positional situations of every team in the Big 12. Thursday, we close this series out with special teams. 1. TCU: Honorable mention All-Big 12 place-kicker Jaden Oberkrom w...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  13. U.S. Department of Education looking into Michigan Wolverines' re...

    Chantel Jennings

    The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Michigan's response to the 2009 rape allegations against Brendan Gibbons, according to The Detroit News.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  14. Syracuse PK Ryan Norton suspended

    Andrea Adelson

    After he was arrested last week and charged with resisting arrest and underage drinking, Syracuse kicker Ryan Norton has been suspended for the Wake Forest game on Saturday, leaving place-kicking duties to two punters. Coach Scott Shafer told loca...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  15. Video: Front Row: Utah's Andy Phillips staff

    Holly Rowe takes a closer look at University of Utah kicker Andy Phillips' transition from a nationally ranked skier to a game-winning place-kicker....

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  16. Maryland Terrapins spring wrap

    Heather Dinich

    2012 record: 4-8 2012 conference record: 2-6 (fifth place in Atlantic Division) Returning starters: Offense: 7; Defense: 5; kicker/punter: 2 Top returners: QB C.J. Brown, WR Stefon Diggs, TB Brandon Ross, CB Dexter McDougle, LB Cole Farra...

    Blog | May 07, 2013