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Pressley Harvin III, Georgia Tech Punter 2020 Ray Guy Award

Simple Kicking

Pressley Harvin III is currently one of the top punting prospects for the 2021 NFL Draft. He is the former punter for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. He finished atop the NCAA for gross punting (minimum 20 punts). He was named the winner of the 2020 Ray Guy Award, an annual award given to college football’s top punter.Here is the most impressive thing about Harvin’s season. According to the Simple Kicking Punting Index he is the most improved punter in college football from 2019 to 2020. He improved 16.6% in a single year.On 45 punts he averaged 48 yards per punt and net 44.8 yards. His 2020 season ranked 12th best since 2013: here are the others on his list:1) Mitch Wishnowsky, University of Utah, San Francisco 49ers2) Michael Dickson, University of Texas, Seattle Seahwaks (also holds #10)3) Max Duffy, University of Kentucky, 2021 NFL Draft Prospect4) Dane Roy, University of Houston, NFL Free Agent5) Braden Mann, Texas A&M, New York Jets6) Tom Hackett, University of Utah (also holds #7)7) Jimmy Smith, University of Cincinnati, NFL Free Agent8) Cameron Johnston, Ohio State University, Philadelphia Eagles9) Tyson Dyer, University of New Mexico11 Joseph Charlton, University of South Carolina, Atlanta FalconsThe two other finalists in 2020 Ray Guy Award were Jake Camarda (University of Georgia Bulldogs) and Lou Hedley (University of Miami.)Harvin made his way to Atlanta after graduating from Sumter High School in Alcolu, South Carolina. Thanks to Kansas City Chiefs Kicker Harrison Butker, there is a game called Punt Golf which started under kicking Coach Joe Struniolo at Westminster in Atlanta. Harvin loves to play Punt Golf, playing his saxophone, and working on his Dodge Dart.In Harvin’s free time he loves retrofitting cars, with dreams of opening his own custom car shop one day. And one more fun fact, he loves to play the saxophone.Harvin has aspirations to play in the NFL, and this episode covers topics of growth in college. His freshman year he was named All-ACC which was the first time a Georgia Tech freshman had received the honor other than Calvin Johnson. Harvin shared how he experienced the most improvement in 2020 again which was 16.6% year over year. Also he named to the all ACC team in a year when ACC punting talent was stacked with Lou Hedley, (University of Miami Hurricanes ) and Kirk Christodoulo (Pitt Panthers) Ben Kiernan (University of North Carolina Tarheels) and Porter Wilson (Duke University Blue D) This was his second naming to the All-ACC team. Additionally, in 2020 Harvin was named first team all American according to the AP.


26 Feb 2021

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Hour 3: Winner of the Ray Guy Award

Packer And Durham

Pressley Harvin III joins the show to talk about winning the Ray Guy Award last night and how his family helped him practice honing his skills.


8 Jan 2021

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Max Duffy, Kentucky Punter, 2019 Ray Guy Award Winner

Tech of Sports

Rick is joined this week by University of Kentucky punter, Max Duffy. He just won the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s top college punter. Duffy, of Perth, Australia, has been an absolute weapon for the Wildcats this season, dominating the field position game with his booming and accurate leg. He leads the nation in … Continue reading Max Duffy, Kentucky Punter, 2019 Ray Guy Award Winner →


25 Dec 2019

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UK's Duffy wins Ray Guy Award, UK-UofL women's hoops showdown this weekend & Calipari the politician

Locked On Kentucky - Daily Podcast On Kentucky Wildcats Football & Basketball

Kentucky punter Max Duffy won the Ray Guy Award. Kentucky hosts Louisville at Rupp Arena Sunday in women's hoops. Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner tells the Herald-Leader that he believes John Calipari will run for office when he retires from basketball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


13 Dec 2019

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OUR 161: “Ray Guy Award Winner, Tom Hackett”


Former University of Utah Punter and two-time winner of the Ray Guy Award, Tom Hackett stopped by Ol’ Ute Radio with Johnny McKeon, Sascha Blume, and Brittany Johnson. Tom explains how he got his start in Australian Rules football and how it taught him the core basics of Punting. Tom explains the difference between American […]


13 Nov 2016