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November 4, 2012

High schooler makes 67-yard FG

SPOKANE, Washington — A high school kicker in Washington State has made history after clearing a 67-yard field goal on Thursday. Austin Rehkow, of Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley, made the kick with 2 seconds left to tie the game 55-55 against Shadle Park High School...
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St. Pete kicker verbals to UCLA

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. Sean Covington is taking his talents to L.A. The St. Petersburg kicker, who has one of the most powerful legs in the country, has verbally commited to UCLA, head coach Joe Fabrizio has announced. Our partners at Big County Preps first reported the news. The...
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Indiana punter exceeds expectations

By TERRY HUTCHENS  / Indianapolis Star BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — If you had asked any of Erich Toth’s friends in the summer of 2009 if they could envision him playing college football, you would have gotten some odd looks. Toth was entering his junior year of high school at...
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Rayville kicker Wallace commits to Grambling

By MATT VINES / The news star.com Grambling seems to have alleviated its kicking woes over the past few games, but the Tigers may have found a long-term solution. Rayville kicker/punter Jonathan Wallace committed to Grambling Wednesday to play football and baseball. Wallace was...
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Ray Guy to be grand marshal

By DAVID TISDALE / Southern Mississippi One of the most celebrated Golden Eagles to step on the gridiron at The University of Southern Mississippi will serve as grand marshal for its 2012 homecoming parade. Ray Guy, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, played punter and...
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Purdue kicker getting a leg up

By MIKE CARMON / Boilerstation There was a point during Purdue’s training camp that walk-on kicker Sam McCartney was performing at a higher level than Paul Griggs. Griggs’ assessment of the situation was more direct. “It became pretty obvious that Sam was kicking my butt,” said...
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Female kicking tandem getting attention

By BEN FIELDS / The Herald-Dispatch CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — When Nos. 18 and 20 were warming up and stretching for Chesapeake High School’s football clash with rival Fairland on Oct. 5, they received everything from cat-calls to jeers to invitations to the Homecoming dance. That’s...
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Polian leading ST at Texas A&M

RICHARD CROOME / Theeagle.com It would be difficult to imagine Brian Polian teaching history. A classroom would seem a little claustrophobic for the energetic Texas A&M special teams/tight ends coach. “Everybody is wired their own way and that is how I’m wired, up...
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Brad Lord gets a kick out of life

By Joe O’Loughlin / Delaware County News SPRINGFIELD, Pa. — Brad Lord is someone who gets a kick out of life on many levels. The Springfield kicker truly relishes his role on the football team. “I have a very good snapper in Vinnie Marra and holder in Aaron Coyne. They makes it...
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Syracuse punt coverage better but still better

By Dave Rahme / Standard-Post SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse football coach Doug Marrone said it would take a while for his team to escape the NCAA punt-coverage basement, and he has been proven to be correct. The Orange enters Rutgers game week still at the bottom of the FBS barrel...
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