December 11, 2006

Searching for a punter

Four years ago, Texas Tech Head Coach Mike Leach did something in his coaching career that he had never done before by offering a kicker a scholarship. The punter from Allen (TX),Alex Reyes, was honored to be the first.

With Reyes playing his last game on Dec. 29 in Tempe, Arizona at the Insight Bowl, many wonder if Leach will offer another kicker or if it was just a one-time deal?

Coach Leach squelched that very question this weekend by extending an offer to Kingwood (TX) kicker Jonathan Lacour. How does the 6-foot-2, 190-pounder feel to be the only second kicker to ever be holding an offer from the Tech coach?

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