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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A 26-yard field goal by senior placekicker William Hutchinson coupled with a 6-yard run by Curran gave Barrington a 10-0 lead with 2:57 left in the half.
Nick Lowery, a former three-time NFL Pro Bowl and Kansas City Chiefs placekicker, joined Kannalife's corporate advisory board and often speaks about the company's efforts to find a clinically approved treatment for CTE.
The national anthem, coin-flip and the placekicker's meticulous placement of the ball on the tee extend the start of the game beyond it's scheduled kickoff time.
The All-American placekicker finished with a 41-yard field goal and was 5-for-5 on PATs during Oregon's 41-38 loss to Colorado.
His father was Jewish and his mother was a Christian Scientist, but playing football (he was a record-breaking placekicker) for Brigham Young University he converted to Mormonism.
Fans will select one coach and 23 players at positions including quarterback, running back, tight end, wide receiver, offensive lineman, defensive lineman, defensive end, linebacker, cornerback, safety and placekicker, the company said.
Cooper's absence is a huge blow to the Reds, who are now likely to move placekicker Mike Harris across from inside centre to take the number 10 shirt against the Sharks.
NEW YORK GIANTS placekicker Lawrence Tynes can write himself into Super Bowl history this weekend if he wins the showpiece game for his side with a field goal.
1 The first black placekicker Championship, beating Yugoslavia in the final.
He was the starting placekicker for the NFC Pro Bowl team in 2000 and was on the Bucs' Super Bowl winning team in 2002.
ARGENTINA expect their placekicker Felipe Contepomi to be ready for their Pool B clash against Scotland in Wellington on Sunday, writes Ashley Wishaw.
"We knew within the group that he is an exceptionally talented placekicker and it was definitely not a gamble from our experiences playing club football, myself and James, with him.