Lou Groza Award Watch List 2018: Who Is The Nation’s Top Kicker?

It’s officially watch list season, and now the top kickers in the country are getting their chance in the spotlight leading up to the 2018 college football season. On Wednesday, July 25, the Lou Groza Award announced its preseason watch list for the top kickers in the nation.

Matt Gay of Utah, who won the Lou Groza Award a season ago, healdlines the list while Utah State’s Dominik Eberle, a finalist from a year ago, also earned a nod.

Which kickers were named to the preseason watch list? Check it out below.


Lou Groza Award Watch List

  • Florida State junior Ricky Aguayo
  • Oklahoma State junior Matt Ammendola
  • San Diego State senior John Baron II
  • Georgia Southern junior Tyler Bass
  • Georgia junior Rodrigo Blankenship
  • FIU sophomore Jose Borregales
  • Colorado State senior Wyatt Bryan
  • Minnesota senior Emmit Carpenter
  • Mississippi State sophomore Jace Christmann
  • San Jose State senior Bryce Crawford
  • Louisville junior Blanton Creque
  • Utah State junior Dominik Eberle
  • Wisconsin senior Rafael Gaglianone
  • Utah senior Matt Gay
  • Clemson senior Greg Huegel
  • Texas A&M senior Daniel LaCamera
  • Baylor junior Connor Martin
  • Missouri junior Tucker McCann
  • UCLA junior JJ Molson
  • Michigan junior Quinn Nordin
  • UNLV senior Evan Pantels
  • Arizona State sophomore Brandon Ruiz
  • UTSA sophomore Jared Sackett
  • Oklahoma senior Austin Seibert
  • Southern Miss senior Parker Shaunfield
  • Colorado sophomore James Stefanou
  • Stanford junior Jet Toner
  • Toledo senior Jameson Vest
  • Notre Dame senior Justin Yoon
  • Ohio junior Louie Zervos