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Today In Sports History for Oct. 7 involved Arkansas - against Mississippi in 2001 and Kentucky in 2003.2007 - Houston's Kris Brown becomes the third kicker in NFL history to hit three field goals from beyond 50 yards in a game. His last is a career-long, 57-yard game-winner...
Brees' 400th TD pass beats Cowboys in OT

...290 yards and no turnovers. Sam Bradford threw three second-half touchdown passes for the Eagles (1-3), but their new kicker, Caleb Sturgis, missed an extra-point attempt and a 33-yard field-goal try.BEARS 22, RAIDERS 20CHICAGO - Jay Cutler...
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Unsung heroes bring pigskin plays to life

...the signal and jettison the ball, either up into the quarterback's hands or back 10 or so yards to a punter or field goal kicker.Sounds simple - but it's not.The snapper has to be a powerful player with a solid work ethic. He has to identify who...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

...Douglas Highway. She was taken to LCCC.? At 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, JPD received a report of a stolen Yamaha steel grey kicker boat motor in the 700 block of 10th Street. Investigation continues.? At 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, an unknown man and woman...
Favre, Owens, Faneca among first-year nominees

...running backs Brian Westbrook and Clinton Portis; place-kicker John Carney; and linebackers Keith Bulluck and Mike Vrabel...Arizona.Finalists from 2015 who are on the ballot are place-kicker Morten Andersen; coaches Don Coryell, Tony Dungy and Jimmy...
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Hasselbeck looking for meaningful snaps in Colts' preseason finale

...too, like I do - how to figure out finances, family obligations, what happens when a baby is on the way or whatever," kicker Adam Vinatieri said. "He's been in a lot of playoff games, a lot of preseason games and there's a comfort level that...
Hoyers leads Texans over Saints 27-13

...for 56 yards, including a 23-yard gain that included an effective spin move to avoid a tackler.KICKING COMPETITIONSaints kicker Zach Hocker connected on field goal attempts from 28 and 53 yards in the first half. The former Arkansas kick is competing...
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Late field goals are a sure thing in NFL

...decisive points.And the kickers are coming through...own strong-willed kicker in former Jet Mike...guy. He's a great kicker."And what instructions do these kickers need?"I just thought...Seems nearly ever kicker is doing it to win...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Women kickers finish second at state meet 5/24/98

Archives Back to archive page Home Sunday, May 24, 1998 Women kickers finish second at state meet Crimson Bear women get to finals for second time in three years, but can't get over the hump...
NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

...on PATs to make them more challenging. In recent seasons, kickers made more than 99 percent of the kicks with the ball snapped...noted that placekickers can handle such an alteration."The kicker's a skill position now," Vincent said. "We're not trying...


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