MINNEAPOLIS -- When Ryan Santoso stood on the sidelines as a freshman last year, he could have been mistaken for an offensive lineman or a tight end.
The Pace, Fla., native stood 6-foot-5 and weighed in at 260 pounds -- not exactly what you'd expect from a kicker.
The guy head coach Jerry Kill affectionately calls "Big Man" isn't quite so big anymore. Thanks to a rigorous training...
This is the tenth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Minnesota football team's Aug. 1 start of practice.
Today's position: Special teams
Rating (1-to-10 scale): 8
Projected starters: kicker Ryan Santoso (redshirt freshman), punter Peter Mortell (redshirt junior), kick returner Marcus Jones (senior)
Key backups: kicker Andrew Harte (redshirt freshman), kicker Justin Juenemann...