Following is an excerpt from the 'Bear65's Blog' pertaining to kicking specialist Will Snyderwine.
“The summer kicking work helped me particularly on my kickoffs”, #96 said, “I learned to reduce the height and get more depth. Coach Zauner was a big help and I enjoyed passing the knowledge that I had about kicking field goals to the younger campers.” Coach Z, who has tutored big time kickers for 35 years, said "After working just two days with Will Snyderwine and seeing the improvement he made, I believe he will be One of the better kickers in College football the next two years.”
ESPN’s ACC blogger named Will as the special team’s player of the week. He is also a second time semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award; the group of 20 kickers includes all of the big time programs in the BCS category. The award, given by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, is usually a good predictor of future NFL success. The press release issued with the semifinalist list noted:
Past Groza finalists include current NFL kickers, Nate Kaeding, Sebastian Janikowski, Mike Nugent, Jason Elam, Mason Crosby and Graham Gano.
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