PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Nov. 1, 2013) – Rutgers senior punter Nick Marsh (Petaluma, Calif.) has been selected as a nominee for the 2013 Ray Guy Award. The honor goes to the nation’s top collegiate punter.
Marsh, who immediately took over the starting punter duties for the Scarlet Knights after transferring from Utah, has downed 16 of his 36 punts inside the 20-yard line, while forcing 12 fair catches overall. He has knocked four over 50 yards, with a long of 58 at Louisville, and has an average of 40.2 yards per kick.
The nominee list for the Ray Guy Award will be narrowed to ten semi-finalists and announced Nov. 8. Following the semi-finalists announcement, a national body of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) sports information directors, coaches, media representatives and previous Ray Guy Award winners will vote for the top three finalists, who will be identified on November 25. The voting body will then cast ballots to select the winner.
The presentation of the Ray Guy Award will be featured on The Home Depot College Football Awards live on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
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