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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Bowling for Kickers 2010, part 1

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Junior kicker Chris Philpott hit a 36 yard FG with 6:30 remaining to give Louisville a 31-28 win over Southern Miss.
"Maybe next year [a BCS game]."
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
Sophomore kicker Jack Griffin hit a 34 yard FG as time expired to give Florida International a 34-32 win over Toledo.
"I was really confident. It was another part of the process....
Being able to win and seeing all the support we have now, we just have to be able to build off it and accomplish something higher every year."
Champs Sports Bowl
Senior kicker Josh Czajkowski hit FGs of 45, 38 & 40 yards in North Carolina State's 23-7 win over West Virginia.
"Going out winning is great, because we haven't done this for a long time."
Texas Bowl
Junior kicker Derek Dimke opened the game with FGs of 38, 28 & 43 yards a Illinois won 38-14 over Baylor.
"It gives us momentum and confidence, and we showed we can compete at a high level anywhere with anyone."
Valero Alamo Bowl
Senior kicker Dan Bailey made FGs of 40, 50 & 44 yards in Oklahoma State's 36-10 win over Arizona. He also handled kickoff and punting since Quinn Sharp was ineligible for the game.
"It was a fun way to go out. I got a chance to do a little bit of everything.... It happened so quick. I just said, ‘I’m going to have fun with it.' "

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