Sorry to disappont you GoGetter Uncle Rico, but BYU's kicking game will be
fine, with or without Sorensen who appears to be on the mend.Your
time would be better spent worrying about your own injury-prone starting QB
who's had THREE shoulder surgeries in the last 22 months and has never made
it through a single season uninjured.
Also Taysom Hill can fill in nicely if called upon. He was hands down the best
punter in the state of Idaho his senior year of high school and one of the best
kickers. He also lead in just about every QB statistic in the state also.
I heard Sorensen out of high school had the best leg, not just in high school,
college or pro football... best in the world.I believe it was said by his
high school coach. I have never seen it after watching him at BYU. Perhaps
coaches are in denial about his back injury. He may be out of football entirely.
I remember watching Sorenson boot it in high school. The kid has a leg. Not
sure how much different the kicking game is in college compared to high school,
but if he's anywhere near as successful as he was in high school then he
should have a great career. I hope he gets better.
GoGetterJustin Sorensen kicked 10 FGs today in practice with no back
pain, just a little leg soreness from not having kicked in awhile.Your wishful thinking just went bust.btw, how's Wynn's
One good thing is the ball is moved up 5 yards for KO's. I remember taking
my son to a kicking combine in LV and seeing Riley kick. He was probably a
freshman in HS at the time. He had a strong leg back then. He will do great on
FG's & PAT's. Funny thing his dad served his mission in GA Macon
Mission, same as Sorensen, if I'm not mistaken.
I heard that Taysom Hill did punting in high school. Having him be the punter
would force the defense to address the constant threat of a fake punt. Not only
can Hill throw, but he is an excellent runner.
just keep kickoffs in bounds and that will be a huge upgrade from Sorenson. Of
course the offense has to score in order to get those opportunities....
What happen to Justin back? Didn't know he had surgery.
No need for a punter with our offense.
"Looks like the coaches took the kicking game a little too lightly... with
no experience as a starter or a backup,..." Nice try GoGetter,
but"At Pine View High, Stephenson did ALL of the punting and
placekicking."Stephenson already has lots of experience as a
punter in college, so it's obvious BYU is well prepared to now add
placekicking to his list of responsibilities.BYU also has other
players currently playing other positions, who also have kicking experience.
BYU's kicking cupboard is well stocked.
Looks like the coaches took the kicking game a little too lightly... with no
experience as a starter or a backup, BYU should get used to seeing 6 points per
touchdown and not 7. Forget about field goals past the 20.A good
coach doesn't ignore the kicking game or special teams...