placekicker

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placekicker

(ˈpleɪsˌkɪkə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) football rugby a player who takes place kicks
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Noun1.placekicker - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goalplacekicker - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goal
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
kicker - a player who kicks the football
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McDavitt is also one of the best placekickers around, as he helped Wachusett to a perfect 13-0 football season and the Division 1 Super Bowl title, which was his most memorable sports moment.
Wristen coached Colorado's placekickers, and kickoff return and punt coverage units.
AMERICAN FOOTBALL Salaries for placekickers range from pounds 300,000 to pounds 2million per season and careers last into 40s (eg Morten Andersen, 44).
A two-time T&G Super Team selection, Lemieux set five Wildcats records, including career marks for most field goals and most extra points, and established himself as one of the top placekickers in Central Mass.
He has the longest field goal among college placekickers this season with a 58-yarder against California on Sept.