The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communications
AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior punter Colin Downing has been selected to the preseason Ray Guy Award watch list, announced today by the Augusta Sports Council.
Created in 2000, the award is given annually to college football’s best punter and is honor of Ray Guy, who is considered the greatest punter in football history.
A native of Whitefish Bay, Wis., Downing is entering his third season as the Cyclones’ punter. Downing averaged 40.9 yards per punt in 2015, recording 21 fair-catches, 20 punts downed inside the 20 and seven 50-yarders.
He had a season-long punt of 61 yards vs. Texas Tech in 2015