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    Is the Punter THAT bad??

    The punt last night was BRUTAL. He didn't even kick it 20 yards, and it almost got blocked. Please tell me that won't happen again?

    If the same thing happens against Iowa (we will have to punt several times I'm sure) I can totally see one getting blocked, and giving Iowa a short field every time will really hurt. Iowa is notorious for blocking punts, just don't want to see that happen.

    Hopefully the kick was just a fluke.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Blockable kicks? Adrian Clayborn is drooling in anticipation.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    That's my #1 concern as well. It could be a bloodbath in IC if he can't punt worth a crap.


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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    That punt formation was odd. Lamaak and two others as deep blockers?


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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    The punt last night was BRUTAL. He didn't even kick it 20 yards, and it almost got blocked. Please tell me that won't happen again?

    If the same thing happens against Iowa (we will have to punt several times I'm sure) I can totally see one getting blocked, and giving Iowa a short field every time will really hurt. Iowa is notorious for blocking punts, just don't want to see that happen.

    Hopefully the kick was just a fluke.
    Watch Van Der Kamp in pre-game warm-ups. He has a huge leg.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    That punt formation was odd. Lamaak and two others as deep blockers?
    the same as last year.

    and of course the punter isn't that bad. But Kuehl is supposed to be the consistent one, and since he messed up badly, my guess is we see Van der Kamp next week.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    The truth is we just don't know whether the punter is that bad or not - we only have one punt to go off of.


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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by edr247 View Post
    Adrian Clayborn is drooling.


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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    The truth is we just don't know whether the punter is that bad or not - we only have one punt to go off of.
    I'm going to go ahead and quote this for the truth.


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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Isn't Clayborn always drooling? Last I heard he didn't even know what state he was in.

    My guess would be someone has to remind that ape to eat, sleep and bathe too.

    Life is tough when you're operating on brainstem alone.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    The truth is we just don't know whether the punter is that bad or not - we only have one punt to go off of.
    Good comment. At this point, it is a concern, but not a panic situation. Every punter shanks one now and then. It's just unfortunate that the bad punt came on his first attempt. I'm sure that Kuehl will be able to bounce back. If he doesn't, then Van Der Kamp is always another option.



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    The truth is we just don't know whether the punter is that bad or not - we only have one punt to go off of.
    True, it is the shortest punt of his career, so give him a break as he is bound to do better in the future.

    (the is because I'm pretty sure it is also his longest punt of his career.)



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    I am more concerned about Field Goals and XP's. He is kicking the ball extremely low and not confidently. I know he is good and I want him to succeed. I have big hopes for Grant. . Iowa is going to be going after our kicking game no doubt..



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    Re: Is the Punter THAT bad??

    It looked to me like the protection breaking down on that punt affected the kick. I think everyone is making way too big of a deal out of this. If the guy can't punt the ball further than 20 yards he wouldn't be wearing a college uniform. It was one bad kick. If it becomes a habit and Van Der Kamp isn't any better, then we can start worrying. The fact that we only punted the ball once is a good thing. That means our offense either scored or turned it over. I'm more worried about the turnovers than the punting game



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