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Caleb Sturgis rookie year in review: Cause for concern?

With free agency right around the corner – 5 days to be exact – and the draft nearly two months away, there has been a lot to talk about what positions the Dolphins need to address. They have significant cap room to spend in free agency, even after the recent signing of cornerback Brent Grimes. Much has been to do about the holes in the offensive line, the incompetent performance...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis strives for long-term reliability

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It's not enough for Caleb Sturgis just to reach the NFL and become part of a small fraternity of players at his position. The Miami Dolphins placekicker wants to develop the sort of reliability and durability associated with Phil Dawson, who went from Cleveland to San Francisco last offseason. After spending 14 years kicking for the Browns, he helped the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Kicking woes continue

For years Florida Gators football fans were spoiled. Spoiled by a player that played a position that is often overlooked: kicker. Caleb Sturgis was a model of consistency throughout his five years as a Gator, before moving on to the NFL. He was a key part in the team’s success in 2012, going 24-for-28 on the season, including 8-for-9 on attempts from 40 yards or more. The battle...
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins select kicker Caleb Sturgis, Carpenter could see boot soon

Coming off a year in which he was anything but sure, Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter is set to count $2.7 against the cap in 2013. On Saturday the team selected kicker Caleb Sturgis out of Florida with the 166th overall pick in the NFL draft. Sturgis was the first kicker selected in the draft ahead of Dustin Hopkins who later was selected by the Bills with pick 177. In his last season...
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators battle to find a replacement kicker

GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators knew replacing kicker Caleb Sturgis would be difficult. That has turned out to be the case this spring as Brad Phillips and Austin Hardin have been up-and-down in getting a leg up on the competition. Florida coach Will Muschamp has described them as "inconsistent" much of the spring and recently tossed redshirt junior walk-on Frank Velez into...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring preview: Special teams

The departure of Caleb Sturgis leaves a big hole to be filled on the Florida special teams unit. The first step to finding his replacement begins on March 13 when the Gators open spring practice. The future kicker will be the focus of the special teams. Florida returns Kyle Christy, one of the top punters in the country, and multiple experienced returners on punts and kickoffs.
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UF kicker Caleb Sturgis will be hard to replace

GAINESVILLE, Fla. There's a reason he keeps saying it. More like many reasons. In Will Muschamp's two seasons as Florida's head coach he has searched to find out which players he could depend on and which ones he couldn't. That's the quest of any coach but especially one that takes over a program in transition and loaded with players from the previous regime...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Sturgis gives Gators stellar kicking advantage

Scott Carter breaks down each position for the Gators as they open fall camp 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Gators' Caleb Sturgis goes for Groza Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. He aced the first test of the season. That's when Caleb Sturgis knew. He knew he still had the leg. He knew he could still do what he did before the injury. He knew that when he planted his left foot and swung his right foot to meet the ball, his back didn't hurt. The moment Sturgis discovered those answers came on the Gators' very first drive of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

UF kicker Caleb Sturgis a semifinalist for Lou Groza Award

GAINESVILLE – Florida kicker Caleb Sturgis has been named a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award.
Via Orlando Sentinel
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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