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Florida’s Johnny Townsend named Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week


Week 5 of the 2016 college football season is in the books, so the weekly honors are beginning to roll out. For Florida Gators punter Johnny Townsend, that meant adding a piece of hardware to his trophy case for a strong effort in a blowout win over Vanderbilt over the weekend.

On Monday, the Augusta Sports Council and Ray Guy Award announced Townsend has been named the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week.

Townsend punted the ball seven times for 363 yards, averaging 51.9 yards per punt with five punts downed inside of Vanderbilt’s 20-yard line. The junior’s net average was 49.9 yards, with a long punt of 62.

Previous Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week winners for the 2016 season can be seen below:

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Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated,,, and many others.
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