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THE MEN WITH THE Golden Legs
STEWART MANDEL
August 16, 2012
With titles turning on their capricious talents, placekickers are being sought—and taught—as never before
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August 16, 2012

The Men With The Golden Legs

With titles turning on their capricious talents, placekickers are being sought—and taught—as never before

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Last season, a whole bunch of reliable kickers had the misfortune of suffering bad games at inopportune times. But nearly all of them return this fall. Sharp's goal for his final season in Stillwater is to win the Groza as well as the top honor for a punter, the Ray Guy Award, a feat never achieved. And he, like every kicker, would also like to be remembered more for his many makes than for a particularly notable narrow miss.

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