UofL's Creque a semifinalist for Lou Groza Award

Aubrey Yates
November 3, 2017

Colorado State junior placekicker Wyatt Bryan was one of 20 named as a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced on Thursday. Auburn senior Daniel Carlson, a finalist for the Groza in both 2015 and 2016, is on the list for the third-straight season.

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Powell has gone 14-of-17 this season, hitting three from 50-plus yards (52, 52, 56) including a career-long 56-yarder at Arizona.

Creque has connected on 11-of-12 field goal attempts this season. He leads C-USA in field goal percentage (.923) and field goals per game (2.0), marks that rank second and third, respectively, among all FBS kickers.

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Carlson, who became the SEC's all-time leading scorer earlier this year, remains flawless on extra-point attempts and ranks fourth nationally with an 84.48 touchback percentage on kickoffs. Those 19 points were also the second-most in Mountain West history by a kicker and the most by a non-senior.

The finalists will be announced on November 21 and honored at the November 26 annual Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Awards Banquet on December 4 in Palm Beach County. Oakes was named as a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award on Thursday.

The same panel will vote again to determine the victor, who will be announced live on ESPN at The Home Depot College Football Awards Show Thursday, Dec 7.

The Lou Groza Award goes to the nation's best kicker annually, and Powell, a senior from Vancouver, has worked his way onto the semifinalist list in the midst of a huge senior season. He also played offensive lineman.

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