March 29, 2012

Elite kicker visits Charlottesville

Coaches like to say that special teams play is one-third of the game of football. Even though that might not technically be the case, it doesn't change the fact that its a facet of the game that can doom a team.

And yet specialists are often overlooked, not only by fans but coaches. Think about it: How many games have been decided by kicks that sail through the uprights as time expires, and how many seasons have ended in heartbreak for a team as a kick sails wide?

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