Found January 03, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
Brigham Young Cougars punter Riley Stephenson was one of several role players whose well timed big plays were very influential in BYU’s 24-21 Armed Forces Bowl win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. In fact, it was the third time this junior has had a strong performance in a bowl game. Back in 2009 as a freshman, Stephenson punted four times. Three of them were into a 42 mile per hour wind. That hurt his average yards per punt, but anyone watching the game knew he performed admirably in the poor conditions. Both of his first quarter punts were 27 yards. Stephenson used a low, rugby style kick to get his punts to go that far. The short distance was understandable with the strong wind. Nevertheless, no one was singing his praises after those punts. That changed in the second quarter when BYU and Oregon State changed directions. Just like Stephenson, the Beavers’ punter punted twice into the wind during that quarter. Just like Stephenson, both his punts travelled the same distance. Unlik...
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