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GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators have their question marks, and then they have kicker Caleb Sturgis.
Probably the best kicker in the country, Gators coach Will Muschamp said.
When Sturgis was voted preseason All-SEC first team earlier this summer, Muschamp shared the news with the rest of the team.
I texted our team, Congratulations to Caleb Sturgis and the SEC coaches must not think much of the rest of you guys, Muschamp quipped at SEC Media Days. He's really good. He's accurate; he's got a great leg, very dependable. Just have to keep him healthy.
A redshirt senior, Sturgis hit 22 of 26 field goals last season, including three from 50 or more yards. Sturgis 46 career field goals on 60 attempts are the second-most in school history.
Sturgis was a Lou Groza Award finalist last season and one of only two kickers at FBS schools to kick three field goals of 50-plus yards. The return of Sturgis...