Michigan kicker Kenny Allen doing something special with part of his bowl gift

Michigan kicker Kenny Allen is in the giving mood this holiday season. The fourth-year junior from Fenton, Mich., tweeted that he is taking some of his bowl swag from the Wolverines' upcoming appearance in the Citrus Bowl and trying to make a difference for others in need. He credited Minnesota punter Peter Mortell with the idea. The gifts from the bowl included a $315 shopping...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan Kicker Kenny Allen Is Giving Bowl Gifts To Needy Children

Each year, bowl games make sure the players and coaches participating in them receive plenty of cool gifts. But Michigan kicker Kenny Allen decided he didn’t want to use the Citrus Bowl gifts he picked out. Rather, Allen is electing to donate the swag — Gummy headphones and ITunes gift cards — to children in need. Allen said he was inspired to do so by Minnesota punter Peter...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers punter donating bowl gifts and raising $25k for children's hospital

Every once in while, among the endless stream of bad stories in sports we find a real gem. Minnesota Golden Gophers punter Peter Mortell is a selfless and genuinely nice a young man as you will find in college football. Last season, he used his $452 Best Buy gift card from the Gophers' Citrus Bowl package last season to purchase gifts for children at the St. Joseph's Home for Children...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota punter donates bowl gifts to children’s hopsital

Minnesota punter Peter Mortell is not only the 2015 “Holder of the Year” and a legend on social media, but a downright great guy as well. He proved that just a week before the Golden Gophers’ Quick Lane Bowl game. Everyone knows that the players get cool gifts for participating in a bowl game. Mortell made sure that some children at the St. Joseph’s Home for Children in Minneapolis...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota's Peter Mortell awards himself 'Holder of the Year' for placeholding excellence

Minnesota Golden Gophers senior Peter Mortell is the team's punter and also the placeholder -- two crucial but usually thankless jobs offering little notoriety unless disaster strikes. Case in point: Fellow Big Ten punter Blake O'Neill of Michigan.On Tuesday, the Big Ten announced its conference's team and individual award winners, which made no mention of special teamers, including...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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