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TOM HACKETT RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Utah's Tom Hackett pulls off fake punt, trucks BYU defender

Utah punter Tom Hackett isn't just a great punter, he's got some wheels too. He showed them off in the third quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday.Leading 35-14 in the third quarter, the two-time Ray Guy Award winner took the snap and immediately bolted down the field. After a 21-yard gain, Hackett bowled over a BYU defender en route to a Utah first down.Hackett, who was the...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Hackett calls BYU players 'bastards', says Cougars are living in Utah's world

Utah punter Tom Hackett is one of the greatest punters in college football history. Apparently, he's also an incredible trash talker. The 23-year old Australian, who has twice won the Ray Guy Award and is the youngest member of the Pac-12's All-Century team, threw some serious shade at BYU prior to the Las Vegas Bowl."I'm lucky enough to be one of the many players on the football...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah punter Tom Hackett is a two-time consensus All-American

Utah punter Tom Hackett was named to the Sporting News’ All-America first team on Tuesday, making him a consensus All-America pick for the second-straight season.Hackett is the first two-time All-American in Utah history. Hackett is third in the nation in punting this season, averaging 47.8 yards per punt.. Hackett has won the Ray Guy Award the past two seasons.
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Punter Tom Hackett On Why He Is A College Punter: I'm Fat And I Don't Like To Run

Utah's punter, Tom Hackett, is Australian and grew up playing Australian Rules Football, a pretty physically demanding game no matter what position you play. After winning the Ray Guy Award--which goes to the nation's best punter--he was asked why he's playing football and not the game he grew up playing.His answer is nothing short of awesome: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Utah Punter Drops The Mic With Acceptance Speech: ‘I’m Fat’

For the second straight season, Utah’s Tom Hackett was able to bring home the Ray Guy Award as the best punter in college football. The Australia native is the second player in the last five year to win the award in consecutive years. When it came time to accept the award, he could have credited his coaches or family or even the fans for the support and desire to play football...
Via Gamedayr
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah's Hackett wins 2nd straight Ray Guy Award as top punter

ATLANTA (AP) Utah's Tom Hackett has won the Ray Guy Award, given to the nation's top punter. It was the second straight year Hackett won the award, presented Thursday night. The Australian-born punter became the first Utah player and the first from the Pac-12 to win the award in 2014. The only other player to win the honor in consecutive seasons was Louisiana Tech's Ryan Allen...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah punter Tom Hackett's reaction to being named to the Pac-12's All Century team is fantastic

Utah punter Tom Hackett, a three-time first-team All-Pac-12 honoree, was named to the conference's All-Century team on Tuesday. The senior from Australia is the youngest member of the team and the only current player to be named to the list. "I'm very honored and privileged to be named [to] this team," Hackett said in a Utah news release. "This will be something I will look back...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Season Recap Holiday Style

On the first game of the season, my Utes gave to me: a Win over Harbaugh and his khakis. On the second game of the season, my Utes gave to me: 24 points and a win over the Utah State Aggies. On the third game of the season, my Utes gave to me: a Fresno Bulldog beat down and Covey, Butler-Byrd, Stevie TD’s. On the fourth game of the season, my Utes gave to me: 62 points, an offensive...
Via TornBySports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah punter Tom Hackett hits skycam wire with punt (Video)

Utah punter Tom Hackett hit one of the wires above the field holding up the skycam with a punt during the third quarter of Saturday's game against Oregon.Watching the video carefully shows the wire wobbling after the football touches it.By rule, the play didn't count and the Utes got a do-over. Utah took advantage by running a fake punt, with Hackett saving a bad snap with a great...
Via Holdout Sports
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

We can’t believe this doesn’t happen more often – Utah punt hits skycam wire

There’s plenty of action during a game of football that takes place in the air… which is why we can’t believe we don’t see more of this.  Utah punter Tom Hackett managed to nail one of the wires that holds up the skycam over the field during one of his kicks.  If you watch closely you can see the wire wobble as it’s hit by the ball. In case you’ve ever wondered what...
Via Awful Announcing
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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