the blocked punt
is the most dramatic of special-teams plays.
Just look at the lineup of players scheduled to see time on punt
coverage this season: Brian Cushing, Kevin Ellison, Cary Harris, Oscar Lua, Kaluka Maiava, Clay Matthews, Maualuga, Taylor Mays, Josh Pinkard, Dallas Sartz, Kevin Thomas, Terrell Thomas and Thomas Williams.
returner would be allowed to have input in the selection of the #10 position - the blocker who must body-guard the punt
4 yards and scored one touchdown on eight punt
returns as a senior in high school.
Also go over on-side kicks, reverses, hands team, pooch punts
, fake punts
, and XP/PGs.
A strong punt
return is more likely against a long kick.
As long as you can punt
the ball from the formation, you can really cause some monumental coverage problems for the defense [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 5 OMITTED].
UCLA's Maurice Drew, the nation's leading punt
returner, didn't get a chance to return any.
We work on fair-catching the punt
, with a special alignment to set us up for a free kick.
Plus last year, they blocked a punt
so we don't want that to happen again.
has always been recognized as one of the most strategic aspects of the game.
But Fresno State coach Pat Hill demonstrated his gambling nature, when the Bulldogs faked a punt
on the ensuing possession and gained 2 yards for a first down.
Atrocious teams: Although USC features Reggie Bush, one of the most dangerous punt
returners in the nation, the Trojans are averaging a meager 8.
They're going to put Seanie FitzPatrick's head on one side and Brian Cowen's arse on the other and have a name that sounds like punt
plays provided the Ducks several highlights Saturday but also the biggest low point of a 45-2 victory at Colorado.