Scouting Tulsa: Special Teams

Posted: October 14, 2014 in Football

Special teams are always important and for the Bulls on the road in a stadium they have never been to, it will be important to get points and keep the battle for field position on their side. This is what they will be facing in this game.

Place kicker: At the starting kicker position is senior Carl Salazar (5’8″ 172 lbs.). He is 7 for 10 in field goals this year (long of 44 yards) and 16 for 16 in extra point attempts. Behind him is redshirt freshman Redford Jones (5’10” 172 lbs.).

Punter: At punter is sophomore Dalton Parks (6’3″ 202 lbs.). He has punted it 39 times, averaging 43.3 yards per punt attempt, hitting a long of 62 yards. Behind him is Redford Jones.

Direct snapper: At snapper is junior Rey Higuera (5’10” 210 lbs.) who started all 12 games last year. Behind him is redshirt freshman Zach Downing (5’11” 215 lbs.)

Holder: At holder is junior tight end Tyler Wilson (6’6″ 248 lbs.) (odd to see a TE at the holder spot).

Kick return: At kick return is senior free safety Demacro Nelson (6’1″ 195 lbs.) who has 1 return for 20 yards. Behind him is freshman running back D’Angelo Brewer (5’9″ 185 lbs.) 11 returns for a total of 229 yards on the year.

Punt return: At punt return is Demarco Nelson who has 1 return on the year for no yards. Behind him is junior wide receiver Conner Floyd (6′ 202 lbs.) who has 8 returns for 40 yards.


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