SU punter Riley Dixon named to Ray Guy watch list

Published 07/09 2014 08:32PM

Updated 07/09 2014 08:38PM

Riley Dixon
Riley Dixon/Photo courtesy of Syracuse University athletics
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The 2014 season hasn't begun yet for Syracuse University football, but punter Riley Dixon is receiving preseason praise.

Dixon was one of 25 punters in the country to be named to the Ray Guy Watch list on Wednesday.

Dixon, a Christian Brothers Academy graduate, was ranked 16th in the nation for punting yards at the conclusion of the 2013 season with a total of 3,161 yards. The red-shirt sophomore averaged 42.1 yards per punt and had 21 punts downed inside of the 20-yard line.

The winner of the Ray Guy award will be announced during The Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN Dec. 11.

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