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No. 22 Florida changing specialists again

A week after changing place-kickers, No. 22 Florida is switching punters. And it means benching a 2012 finalist for the Ray Guy Award. Coach Will Muschamp announced Monday he's replacing punter Kyle Christy, a preseason All-American, with freshman Johnny Townsend. Christy has punted 21 times for a 39.6-yard average, which ranks 13th in the Southeastern Conference. Christy...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators to switch punters

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A week after changing place-kickers, No. 22 Florida is switching punters. And it means benching a 2012 finalist for the Ray Guy Award. Coach Will Muschamp announced Monday he's replacing punter Kyle Christy, a preseason All-American, with freshman Johnny Townsend. Christy has punted 21 times for a 39.6-yard average, which ranks 13th in the Southeastern...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Muschamp turns to Townsend

The punter job seemed to be locked down for the next two seasons. Kyle Christy returned to Florida as a Ray Guy Award finalist and a preseason All-American by numerous publications. On Monday, he lost his job. The junior punter struggled through the first six games of Florida’s season, and freshman punter Johnny Townsend will take the starting job this Saturday at Missouri.
Via florida.scout.com
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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