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Wichitan Jack Cantele named to preseason kicker list

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 10:31 a.m.


Kansas State junior Jack Cantele has been named one of 30 kickers on the Lou Groza Award watch list to open the 2014 season.

Cantele, from Wichita's Kapaun Mount Carmel, was 11 of 13 in field-goal attempts last season and 40 of 41 in extra-point attempts.

Cantele is the eighth K-State kicker to be on the Groza watch list. Brother Anthony Cantele was a semifinalist in 2012, Martin Gramatica won in 1997 and was runnerup in 1998, Jamie Rheem was a two-time runnerup in 1999 and 2000, Joe Rheem was a 2004 semifinalist and Brooks Rossman was on the 2007 watch list.

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