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Dental student is backup kicker for Florida Gators

By SCOTT CARTER GatorZone.com Senior Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Neil MacInnes had to change his plans for Friday night. The house party MacInnes and a couple of friends scheduled will go on, but MacInnes won’t be there. He’ll be in Jacksonville at the team hotel preparing...
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How college kickers cope with getting iced more than ever before

By: Laken Litman | October 8, 2015 10:51 am     USA Today http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/10/how-college-kickers-cope-with-getting-iced-more-than-ever-before There were 32 seconds left Saturday when Oklahoma State kicker Ben Grogan took the field, prepared for everything to come...
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Summerall had some memorable kicks

From NFL.com Pat Summerall spent 10 years in the NFL as a player. He spent another 40 years describing the game he loved as one of the sport’s iconic broadcasters Summerall passed away Tuesday at the age of 82, Fox Sports spokesman Dan Bell confirmed to NFL.com and NFL...
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Lions sign Norweigian Internet sensation

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lionsare giving a Norwegian Internet kicking sensation a shot to make the team. Detroit signed kicker Havard Rugland on Thursday, declining to disclose details of the deal. With the move, the Lions seem to be giving newly acquired kicker David...
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Count ’em: 146 Prokicker.com alum in bowls

By MARK MAYNARD / Senior Writer You want to play with the best? Better be a part of Prokicker.com, just like the 146 kickers, punters and long-snappers who participated during the college bowl season this year. Those players all had a connection to Prokicker.com, the best way to...
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Ray, Powell repeat at championship

BRADENTON, Fla. – Kicker Houston Ray and long-snapper Ike Powell were repeat winners in the Ray Guy Prokickercom National Kicking Championships this weekend. More than 60 participants competed from 22 states. Ray, a Class of 2013 kicker for Owensboro Catholic High School in...
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Morehead State kicker receives academic honor

MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State senior kicker/punter Rainer Duzan has been named to the Academic All-Pioneer Football League First Team.  This marks the second time in as many years that Duzan has won the honor. Duzan, a native of Dublin, Ohio, has maintained a 3.54 grade...
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Bears trying out kickers this week

CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears will be working out kickers this week with Robbie Gould’s status for Sunday’s showdown with the Green Bay Packers uncertain. The Chicago Tribune reported the Bears are expected to have a three-man tryout at Halas Hall. Gould injured a left...
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Coe dominates at Nashville Prokicker camp

NASHVILLE – Andrew Coe of Scott High School (class of 2013) was the top kicker, punter and combo kicker at last weekend’s Ray Guy Prokicker.com winter kicking camp. Coe captured the long distance kickoff competition (68 yards, 2.93 hangtime) and had the best hang time punt (52...
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Texas kicker hits game-winner

By MARK MAYNARD / Prokickernews.com HOUSTON — Stephen Giacobbe couldn’t have scripted a better finish to his high school career. The senior kicker booted a game-winning 40-yard field goal to lead Kingwood High School past Spring High School, 59-56, in a wild Texas shootout. “It...
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