• Third straight trophy for a Utah punter

  • Utah punter wins back-to-back awards

  • MEMPHIS' TOM HORNSEY: FIRST AUSTRALIAN TO WIN AWARD

  • 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

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Texas Punter Michael Dickson earns Ray Guy Award Weekly Honor for 2nd time!

Mitch Wishnowsky

Texas Punter Michael Dickson earns 2nd Ray Guy Award Weekly Honor

Augusta, GA (October 16, 2017) - The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce Michael Dickson of the University of Texas as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 7 games. This is Dickson's second time this season as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week. Dickson punted 5 times during the Saturday game against Oklahoma for 275 yards. His gross average for the game was 55 yards and his net average was 51.2 yards making him first on the list for NCAA net average and second for NCAA gross average. Two of Dickson's punts were marked inside Oklahoma's 20-yard line and his long punt for the game was 69 yards. Michael Dickson is a 6’2″, 215 lb. junior at the University of Texas studying Business. Dickson was a 2016 finalist for the Ray Guy Award, Texas’ first-ever finalist for the award.

CURRENT RAY GUY AWARD WATCH LIST:
  • Derek Adams, Kent State
  • Austin Barnes, East Carolina
  • Alex Kinney, Colorado
  • Austin Parker, Duke
  • Alan Luna, UTEP
  • Billy Kinney, West Virginia
  • Corliss Waitman, South Alabama
  • Drew Galitz, Baylor
  • Hayden Whitehead, Indiana
  • Jake Bailey, Stanford
  • Jake Hartbarger, Michigan State
  • 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 Bojorquez, New Mexico
  • Corey Fatony, Missouri
  • Blake Gillikin, Penn State
  • Blake Johnson, Arkansas
  • Cameron Nizialek, Georgia
  • Dom Maggio, Wake Forest
  • Jack Fox, Rice
  • Joe Schopper, Purdue
  • Josh Growden, LSU
  • Jonathan Hernandez, USF
  • Sterling Hofrichter, Syracuse
  • Kaare Vedvik, Marshall
  • 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
  • Tyler Newsome, Notre Dame
  • Zach Sinor, Oklahoma State
  • Michael Sleep-Dalton, Arizona State
  • Spencer Smith, Memphis
  • Will Spiers, Clemson
  • Reid Budrovich, USC
  • Johnny Townsend, Florida
  • Shane Tripucka, Texas A&M
  • Ryan Winslow, Pittsburgh
  • 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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