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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goalplace-kicker - (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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The Palm Beach County Sports Commission established the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker award in 1992 and has become a prominent honor for the top collegiate place kickers in the nation.
The slightly older, wiser Oregon coach - who opted to keep his offense on the field against the Cardinal for a failed pass on fourth down in a scoreless game - allowed place-kicker Matt Wogan to attempt a first-quarter field goal this time.
And I think Will Hooley is a better place-kicker than he showed.
The value of a place-kicker was seen tonight," said Lions fly-half Jonny Sexton.
When news emerged that Clermont place-kicker David Skrela would miss today's semi-final, smiles grew wide all over the province as the name Brock James emerged as his likely replacement.
Dan Parks goes into the tournament as Scotland's place-kicker having been named at outside-half for tomorrow's Calcutta Cup clash with England at Murrayfield.
He is now on the coaching staff at Super League Salford but has been turning out at outside centre, where Hoppers utilised him as a place-kicker in their recent 20-17 victory at Otley.
Australia play USA there on Friday and their place-kicker, James O'Connor, has been ruled out with a hamstring strain.
And Maynard is happy to have such a creative talent and a consistent place-kicker in his ranks.
Joshua Shene, the place-kicker for Ole Miss, boomed three field goals in the game Oct.
ROMANO recently sponsored the 15th Annual Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, presented to players and coaches selected by Palm Beach County high school coaches and media representatives.