Found November 07, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
The Brigham Young Cougars have struggled with placekicking this season, but so have their opponents—at least when they play BYU. Surprisingly, BYU has made a greater percentage of attempted field goals than opponents, and the extra point percentage is pretty close as well.The placekicking situation was dicey to start the year with junior Justin Sorensen taking longer than expected to return from back surgery. Two missed field goals that, essentially, cost BYU a win against Utah, followed by three missed point after touchdown attempts in the next three games exacerbated the situation and fan frustration. Even now, thanks to a very ugly field goal attempt at Notre Dame, confidence is very much lacking. With the amount of attention focused on the Cougars’ kicking woes, it has been easy to overlook how BYU’s opponents have been equally as bad. The Cougars have made 53.8 percent of their field goal attempts this season (7-13), and 90 percent (27-30) of their point-after-touchdown (PAT) a...
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