kicker kicker  /ˈkɪ kər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a player who kicks the football

Usage(s):

  1. The most exciting kicker of the year does everything wrong too-but makes it work right.
  2. And here's the kicker: They're only accessible via an 8.
  3. And here's the kicker: it has a sliding, shoji-like door.

News

  1. National Camp Series (NCS) Associate and Retired NFL Kicker Mike Hollis of ProForm Kicking Academy Joins Kicking For ...

    National Camp Series (NCS) Associate, and retired NFL kicker Mike Hollis, of ProForm Kicking Academy, has joined Kicking For The Dream’s effort to fight ovarian cancer according to NFL Kicker, and Kicking For The Dream Founder, Billy Cundiff. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10838286.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. West Florence kicker commits to Clemson

    West Florence Knights kicker and punter Alex Spence has made his college football commitment to play at Clemson in 2014, according to TigerNet.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence

  3. Patriots cut kicker David Ruffer

    The Patriots released undrafted rookie kicker David Ruffer today. Ruffer got a lot of reps during the Pats' offseason workouts, conceivably to rest Stephen Gostkowski , but he clearly didn't impress the coaches enough to remain in town until training camp. The Pats will likely add another kicker to continue spelling Gostkowski, which is standard practice. Ruffer's Patriots tenure will now be ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "It's hard luck. You know, we had (an) opportunity to win this game," Gyan said, "but unfortunately, that is football for you.Substitute Sebastian Abreu, Uruguay's fifth kicker scored the last penalty shootout when his squad was lead with 3-2...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Asamoah Gyan Source: The Go (blog)

  2. "He was one heck of a kicker," said Carroll. "He was a key ingredient in our success the past two years. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Trojan family go out to the Danelo family on this sad, sad day."
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Pete Carroll Source: CBS News

  3. "You've got to know that Robbie is a Pro bowl kicker," Hester said. "That's what he was there for. In a situation like that you know that he is good for it. That pass interference was a big part of a victory. It set up the field goal in range...
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Devin Hester Source: USA Today

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