placekicker


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placekicker

(ˈpleɪsˌkɪkə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) football rugby a player who takes place kicks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Having lost their Division One opener against Clontarf, Old Crescent sent full back Ken Barrett on a crash course with former great placekicker Campbell.
Former University of Oregon placekicker Michael Bowlin pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of physical harassment, in connection with a January brawl near campus that also resulted in the criminal convictions of a former teammate and two other men.
Morin was not only a standout tight end, but he also played defense and was the UMass placekicker.
Confidence is only tempered by South Africa's lack of a truly outstanding placekicker, the job full-back Percy Montgomery has taken on since Nick Mallett succeeded sacked coach Carel du Plessis.
Former University of Oregon placekicker Michael Bowlin will be arraigned Friday in Lane County Circuit Court on charges stemming from a January brawl near campus that already has resulted in the criminal convictions of a former teammate and two other men.