Alabama Football’s JK Scott Named to Ray Guy Award Watch List
Alabama punter JK Scott has been named to the 2016 Ray Guy Award watch list announced today by the Augusta (Ga.) Sports Council.
Scott is among 28 punters from around the country named to the preseason list. He was a finalist for the award as a freshman in 2014.
Scott, a two-year starter for the Crimson Tide, produced the best season for a punter in Alabama football history as a true freshman and followed that with a solid outing in 2015. He earned first team All-America honors from Sporting News and boasts a career average of 45.9 yards per punt on 125 career kicks. Scott has dropped 56 career punts inside the 20-yard line with 44 going 50 yards or more. As a freshman in 2014, he led the nation in punting at 48.0 yards per kick and net punting at 44.7 yard per boot.
The Ray Guy Award has been presented annually since 2000 by the Augusta Sports Council to recognize the top punter in college football. The award is named in honor of former Southern Miss and Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy. The 2016 winner will be announced at the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show in December.