Spring battles: kicker
By: Nick de la Torre
In part two of our spring position battles series we will take a look at who will replace Florida's all time points leader, Caleb Sturgis. Florida fans have been spoiled the past four years with Sturgis as their placekicker. Sturgis leaves Florida with the most field goals in school history and was about as automatic as a college placekicker can be.
Kickers and punters are often overlooked on a football team. While the offense and defense grind out practice after practice of full-contact hitting under the hot Florida sun, the specialists can be found in the shade sipping tropical drinks in lounge chairs. Ok, that’s not exactly what kickers and punters do at practice but you get the idea.
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