Scouting UCF: Special teams

Posted: November 25, 2014 in Football

Special teams are always very important, no matter who you are facing. And when it comes to a rival school coming to town, every play and every yard will matter as both teams close out the 2014 season. Let’s see what USF is facing in this game. 

Place kicker – At kicker is senior Shawn Moffitt (5’11” 180 lbs.). He is 11 for 15 on field goals this year with a long with 47 yards. He is also 23 for 23 in extra point attempts. Behind him is redshirt senior Rodrigo Quirarte (6’1″ 202 lbs.) who is 4 for 6 on field goal attempts this year.

Punter – At punter is redshirt sophomore Caleb Houston (6’1″ 200 lbs.). He has punted 41 times, averaging 37.7 yards per kick. He has landed 13 inside the opponents 20-yard line. Behind him is freshman Mac Loudermilk (6’1″ 200 lbs.).

Long snapper – At long snapper is redshirt senior Scott Teal (6’2″ 228 lbs.). He has been the long snapper since 2012. Behind him is redshirt sophomore Gage Marsil (6’1″ 220 lbs.).

Holder – At holder is redshirt senior JJ Worton (6’2″ 212 lbs.) who has held the position for two years now. Behind him is Caleb Houston.

Kick return – At kick return is freshman wide receiver Jordan Akins (6’3″ 237 lbs.). He has 13 kick returns on the year 326 total yards. Behind him is senior wide receiver Rannell Hall (6’1″ 200 lbs.) who has 12 returns for 330 yards.

Punt return – At punt return is wide receiver JJ Worton. He has 17 returns for 167 total yards. Behind him is redshirt senior wide receiver Josh Reese (6′ 180 lbs.).


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