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BEST IN BOOTS
STEWART MANDEL
August 21, 2012
They are tried and true, all but automatic after a touchdown and dead solid in the clutch. Here, in alphabetical order, are the nation's top kickers
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August 21, 2012

Best In Boots

They are tried and true, all but automatic after a touchdown and dead solid in the clutch. Here, in alphabetical order, are the nation's top kickers

BRETT BAER LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE SENIOR

The only kicker in the country to make 90% of his field goal tries in 2011, Baer has missed only two of 27 career attempts; as the Ragin' Cajuns' punter in '11, he averaged 40.3 yards.

ANDRE HEIDARI USC SOPHOMORE

Stocky (5' 10", 210 pounds) and strong-legged, the highly regarded 2011 recruit earned All--Pac-12 honors as a true freshman, making 15 of 17 attempts, among them a 50-yarder against Stanford.

MICHAEL HUNNICUTT OKLAHOMA SOPHOMORE

As a walk-on redshirt freshman, Hunnicutt beat out more experienced teammates to become the Sooners' primary placekicker. Successful on 21 of 24 field goal attempts, he nailed a 53-yarder at Kansas State.

DUSTIN HOPKINS FLORIDA STATE SENIOR

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