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  • LOUISIANA TECH'S RYAN ALLEN: BACK-TO-BACK RAY GUY AWARD WINNER, 2011-12

asc_home_logo11The Ray Guy Award is presented annually to the nation's top college punter

RECENT RAY GUY AWARD NEWS

North Carolina's Tom Sheldon is Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week

Mitch Wishnowsky

North Carolina's Tom Sheldon earns Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week honors

Augusta, GA (September 11, 2017) – The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce Tom Sheldon of the University of North Carolina as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 2 games. Sheldon punted 4 times for 214 yards. He averaged 53.5 yards per punt with 3 punts marked inside Louisville’s 20-yard line. Sheldon’s net average from the game was 51.5 yards. His longest punt was a 66-yard punt and 3 of his punts were not returned. Congrats to Sheldon on an impressive game!

CURRENT RAY GUY AWARD WATCH LIST:
  • Derek Adams, Kent State
  • Alex Kinney, Colorado
  • Austin Parker, Duke
  • Alan Luna, UTEP
  • Jake Bailey, Stanford
  • Thomas Bennett, Tulsa
  • Matt Bonadies, Middle Tennessee
  • Michael Carrizosa, San Jose State
  • Bailey Cate, Old Dominion
  • A.J. Cole III, North Carolina State
  • Jake Collins, Western Kentucky
  • Logan Cooke, Mississippi State
  • Steven Coutts, California
  • Trevor Daniel, Tennessee
  • Joseph Davidson, Bowling Green
  • Michael Dickson, University of Texas
  • Colin Downing, Iowa State
  • Corey Fatony, Missouri
  • Blake Gillikin, Penn State
  • Josh Growden, LSU
  • Jonathan Hernandez, USF
  • Logan Laurent, Massachusetts
  • Wade Lees, Maryland
  • Johnny Linehan, BYU
  • Adam Nunez, TCU
  • Nick Porebski, Oregon State
  • Dane Roy, Houston
  • Ryan Santoso, Minnesota
  • J.K. Scott, Alabama
  • Austin Seibert, Oklahoma
  • Tom Sheldon, North Carolina
  • Zach Sinor, Oklahoma State
  • Michael Sleep-Dalton, Arizona State
  • Spencer Smith, Memphis
  • Reid Budrovich, USC
  • Johnny Townsend, Florida
  • Shane Tripucka, Texas A&M
  • Mitch Wishnowsky, University of Utah

Augusta Sports Council

asc_logo_1The Augusta Sports Council (ASC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to marketing the Augusta area as a destination for amateur sporting events. The ASC attracts, creates and supports dozens of sporting events and activities each year, generating a positive economic impact and enhancing the quality of life for residents of the greater Augusta community.

To learn more, visit AugustaSportsCouncil.org.

National College Football Awards Association

ncfaalogoThe Ray Guy Award is recognized by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game’s predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients.

For more information, visit the association’s official website, ncfaa.org.

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PAST RAY GUY AWARD WINNERS

Below are the 14 winners of the Ray Guy Award since its creation by the Augusta Sports Council in 2000.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL AWARDS AND RAY GUY AWARD

The Augusta Sports Council created the Ray Guy Award in 2000 to honor Thomson, Georgia native and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Ray Guy. The Ray Guy Award winner is determined by a national voting body of sports writers, college coaches, sports information directors, and past Ray Guy Award winners. Among the statistics used to identify the winner is net punting average, number of times a punt is downed or kicked out of bounds inside the opponents 20-yard line, total yardage punted, average returned yardage, and percentage of punts not returned. The winner must display team leadership, self-discipline, and have a positive impact on the team’s success.

The Augusta Sports Council (ASC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to marketing the Augusta area as a destination for amateur sporting events. The ASC attracts, creates and supports dozens of sporting events and activities each year, generating a positive economic impact and enhancing the quality of life for residents of the greater Augusta community.

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