FAYETTEVILLE (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – University of Arkansas junior punter Sam Irwin-Hill has been named to the watch list for the Ray Guy Award, as announced on Friday by the Augusta Sports Council.
A native of Bendingo, Australia, Irwin-Hill has averaged 43.8 yards a punt this season, ranking seventh in the SEC and 22nd nationally in punting average. Irwin-Hill has placed 12 punts inside the 20-yard line, which is the second-highest total in the SEC this season. Irwin-Hill was named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance vs. No. 14 South Carolina, which included a 79-yard punt, which is tied for the seventh-longest punt in school history, the longest punt in the SEC this season and tied for the second-longest punt nationally in 2013. Irwin-Hill averaged 53.5 yards per punt vs. the Gamecocks.