DODGE RECEIVES WEEKLY PUNTING HONOR

Posted by Jim on September 14, 2009 at 12:41 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

 Senior Was Named College Football Performance Awards Punter-of-the-Week  

GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina senior punter Matt Dodge was namedIn all, the Morehead City, N.C. native booted five balls for 333 yards with three going for 50-plus yards including a 53-yarder in the second quarter. On the young season, Dodge has punted 12 times for 553 yards (46.1 avg.) and currently ranks third on ECU’s all-time punting charts with a 42.8 average.

 

  College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Punter-of-the-Week after averaging 47.6 yards a punt against West Virginia on Sept. 12. CollegeFootballNews.com, an All Conference USA selection by Phil Steele Magazine and Rivals.com and was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List, which is given annually to the nation’s top punter. College Football Performance Awards is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferments in college football. CFPA recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams.

Heading into the season, Dodge was named preseason honorable mention All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com, an All Conference USA selection by Phil Steele Magazine and Rivals.com and was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List, which is given annually to the nation’s top punter.

 


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