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Arkansas Punter Breeding is a candidate for the 2011 Ray Guy Award

11/1/2011 8:17 AM

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas punter Dylan Breeding was named a candidate for the 2011 Ray Guy Award, which identifies the nation’s top collegiate punter, on Monday.

Breeding has punted 39 times this season and is averaging 44.3 yards per punt, which ranks second in the SEC and 18th in the NCAA. The junior from Hoover, Ala., has dropped nine punts inside the 20-yard line and has 12 punts of 50 yards or more, including his season long of 59 yards.

The list of candidates will be narrowed to 10 semifinalists on Nov. 11. Following the semifinalists announcement, a national body of Football Bowl Subdivision sports information directors, coaches, media representatives and previous Ray Guy Award winners will vote for the top three finalists, who will be identified on Nov. 21. The voting body will then cast ballots to select the winner. The presentation of the Ray Guy Award will be featured on The Home Depot College Football Awards live Dec. 8 on ESPN.

This week, No. 8 Arkansas hosts 10th-ranked South Carolina inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville. Kickoff is set for 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.


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