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NFL snapper Carson Tinker (Prokicker.com Alum) is thankful for his roots

Article first appeared decaturdaily.com It’s been nearly 10 years since Carson Tinker left Decatur when his father’s job took the family to Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Tinker was a freshman at Austin High in 2005 when he had to say goodbye to his friends here. It’s been a long...
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Kicking game seems lost in the mix at all levels

Article first appeared murfreesboropost.com By: By Jeff Jordan, Post Columnist Published: October 20, 2014 Comment   Email   Print Each week in high school and college football, teams are putting up an unprecedented number of points. Teams are frequently scoring 30, 40 even 50...
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Ravens sign long snapper Kevin McDermott

Article first appeared in baltimorebeatdown.com After a workout Monday morning, the Ravens reached an agreement with long snapper Kevin McDermott. McDermott will replace Morgan Cox, who tore his ACL during the Ravens’ 29-7 win over the Falcons on Sunday. Cox will move to...
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“He’s Saved My Life”: Service Dog Alerts HS Kicker

Article first posted on nbclosangeles.com Pacing the sidelines of Upland High School’s football field, Astro keeps a close eye on kicker Luke Van Ginkel. The Labrador retriever raises some eyebrows from the stands since trained rescue dogs are often accompanied by a...
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Colts’ Vinatieri now 6th Place on NFL F.G.’s List

Article first posted on bleacherreport.com Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri converted a pair of field goals in Sunday’s 27-0 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to overtake John Kasay for sole possession of sixth place on the all-time field-goals-made list. Sitting at...
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Former Raiders boosted by Cardinals’ victory

article first posted azcentral.com OAKLAND – The Cardinals had no grand plan to build a pipeline to carry talented players from Oakland to Arizona. But one has been in place over the past two seasons. Carson Palmer solidified the Cardinals quarterback position. Jared Veldheer has...
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Gregory punted on Alabama, finds place at ECU

Article first published in charlotteobserver.com GREENVILLE It started with a game of kickball, but kicking the ball just might end up a career for East Carolina’s Worth Gregory. During his junior year at Fort Mill High School in South Carolina, Gregory’s football team needed a...
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Kicker Yazdani comes through for Ohio U.

Josiah Yazdani looks back at himself as a senior at Alexander High School on the outskirts of Athens and says a prayer of thanks for how far he has come as a place-kicker. “Coming out of high school, I was a head case,’’ he said. “Oh, it wasn’t that extreme, but I worried too...
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NFL rookie kicker has record-tying start

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said he had confidence in kicker Chandler Catanzaro when he chose him over veteran Jay Feely back in August. But the rookie has surpassed his expectations. Catanzaro tied the NFL rookie record for the longest streak to...
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Aussie punters on both sides of LSU-Miss game

Article first posted on clarionledger.com OXFORD — Aussie Aussie. When No. 3 Ole Miss plays at No. 24 LSU on Saturday (6:15 p.m., ESPN) there’ll be not one but two Australians on the field: the Rebels’ Will Gleeson and the Tigers’ Jamie Keehn each serve as...
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