2015 Ray Guy Award preseason watch list announced
The 2015 preseason watch list for the Ray Guy Award has been released by the Augusta Sports Council.
The award, which has been handed out since 2000, is for the top punter in college football. It is part of the National College Football Awards Association. Last year's winner, Utah punter Tom Hackett, returns this year for his senior season and headlines the list. Hackett can become this second back-to-back winner of the award, after Louisiana Tech's Ryan Allen in 2011-12.
There are 25 names on the preseason watch list, including 17 seniors.
Ray Guy was a punter for Southern Mississippi where he earned a unanimous All-American selection in 1972 and he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1973.
Player, School, Year
Devon Bell, Mississippi State, Senior
Mattias Ciabatti, South Florida, Senior
Korey Durkee, Washington, Senior
Luke Ferguson, Arkansas State, Senior
Will Gleeson, Ole Miss, Sophomore
Tyler Grassman, Buffalo, Senior
Tom Hackett, Utah, Senior
Hayden Hunt, Colorado State, Junior
Cameron Johnston, Ohio State, Junior
Drew Kaser, Texas A&M, Senior
Jamie Keehn, LSU, Senior
Alex Kinal, Wake Forest, Senior
Anthony Melchiori, Kent State, Senior
Will Monday, Duke, Senior
Peter Mortell, Minnesota, Senior
Dalton Parks, Tulsa, Junior
Austin Rehkow, Idaho, Junior
Drew Riggleman, Arizona, Senior
Dalton Schomp, Florida Atlantic, Junior
J Schroeder, Western Michigan, Senior
JK Scott, Alabama, Sophomore
Taylor Symmank, Texas Tech, Senior
Alex Tardieu, Army, Senior
Justin Vogel, Miami, Junior
Logan Yunker, UNLV, Senior