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UGA's Coutu named Lou Groza star
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ATHENS — For the second time this season, Georgia senior Brandon Coutu has been named a Lou Groza Collegiate Place-kicker Award Star of the Week, the Palm Beach Sports Commission announced Monday.
Coutu kicked two field goals at Vanderbilt on Saturday including the game-winner from 37 yards as time expired.  He also booted a 31-yarder to tie the game at 17-17 with 6:12 left in the game.
Coutu was honored along with Auburn’s Wes Byrum and Kentucky’s Lones Seiber
The Lawrenceville, Ga., native has connected on 10-of-14 field goals and has been perfect on all 23 extra point attempts this season.  He leads the team with 53 points scored.  Coutu was also named a Lou Groza Star of the Week after kicking two field goals in Georgia’s 26-23 win over Alabama on Sept. 22.
The 2007 winner of the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award will be announced on Dec. 6 during the ESPN Home Depot College Football Award Show in Orlando, Fla.  The top three finalists will be honored during the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Banquet and Silent Auction on Dec. 4.
All Division I-A kickers are eligible for the award named for the NFL Hall of Fame kicker Lou “The Toe” Groza.  Voters for the award include Division I-A head coaches, sports writers and sportscasters, conference representatives, professional kickers and previous Groza Award finalists.
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