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    Three SEC Punters On Ray Guy Award Watch List

    Augusta, GA (July 10, 2013) - The Augusta Sports Council has announced the preseason watch list for the 2013 Ray Guy Award, which honors the nation’s top collegiate punter.
     
    The 25 candidates on the list incorporate a broad spectrum of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) punters. Returning Ray Guy Award semifinalists from 2012 include Kyle Christy (Florida), Steven Clark (Auburn) Tyler Williams (Marshall) and Kirby Van Der Kamp (Iowa State).
     
    The number of eligible candidates for this season will grow when the award opens for nominations in September. The complete list of candidates will be released on October 25. In early November, the Ray Guy Award committee will meet to select the ten semi-finalists, who will be announced on November 8. A national body of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) sports information directors, coaches, media representatives, and previous Ray Guy Award winners will then vote for the top three finalists, to be announced on November 25. After the finalists are named, the voting body will cast ballots again to select the nation’s top punter. The winner will be announced live during The Home Depot College Football Awards airing on ESPN on Thursday, December 12, 2013.
     
    2013 Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List
    Steven Clark (Sr.), Auburn
    Pat O’Donnell (Gr.), Miami (Fl.)
    Darragh O’Neill (Jr.), Colorado
    Will Monday (So.), Duke
    Trent Tignor (Sr.), East Carolina
    Kyle Christy (Jr.), Florida
    Richie Leone (Sr.), Houston
    Justin DuVernois (Jr.), Illinois
    Kirby Van Der Kamp (Sr.), Iowa State
    Anthony Melchiori (So.), Kent State
    Landon Foster (So.), Kentucky
    Tyler Williams (So.), Marshall
    Colter Johnson (Sr.), Massachusetts
    Tom Hornsey (Sr.), Memphis
    Mike Sadler (Jr.), Michigan State
    Ben Skaer (Sr.), New Mexico
    Cayle Chapman-Brown (Sr.), New Mexico State
    Thomas Hibbard (Jr.), North Carolina
    Keith Kostol (Jr.), Oregon State
    Cody Webster (Sr.), Purdue
    Harrison Waid (Sr.), San Jose State
    Mike Loftus (Jr.), SMU
    Ethan Perry (So.), TCU
    Hunter Mullins (Jr.), UAB
    Michael Bowlin (Sr.), Washington State