May 4, 2007

Spring Review: Experience abounds in kicking game

The Players: Placekicker: 86 Jamie Christensen; 18 Leigh Tiffin; 15 Andrew Friedman. Punter 11 P.J. Fitzgerald; 7 Adam Hill. Holder: 11 P.J. Fitzgerald; 7 Adam Hill. Snapper: 54 Brian Selman. Kickoff return: 28 Javier Arenas; 38 Glen Coffee; 20 Jonathan Lowe; 11 Matt Caddell. Punt returner: 28 Javier Arenas.

2006 Season: Christensen: Converted 13 of 17 field goal attempts (long of 46 yards) and 17 of 18 PATs. On kickoffs, Christensen posted four touchbacks and sent three kicks out of bounds. Tiffin: Converted eight of 13 field goal attempts (long of 47 yards) and 12 of 13 PATs. Friedman: On kickoffs, Friedman recorded one touchback in 11 attempts. Fitzgerald: Picked up freshman All-SEC honors after averaging 38.2 yards per punt. Nineteen of his 57 punts were downed inside opponents' 20-yard line. Arenas: Averaged 9.2 yards per punt return and 19.1 yards per kickoff return. Had punt return scores of 65 and 86 yards.


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