Florida Gators kicker Caleb Sturgis is Lou Groza Award semifinalist
Florida senior kicker Caleb Sturgis is a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award for the nation's best kicker.
Sturgis was a finalist for the award last season and a semifinalist in 2009.
He leads the Gators in scoring with 68 points, and is 15-for-18 in field goals and 23-for-24 in point after attempts. He is 3-for-3 in 50-plus yard field goal attempts.
Sturgis is tied for eighth in the nation in field goals (1.67) and is fourth in the SEC in kick scoring and fifth in overall scoring. He also leads the league in field goals with 15 this season.
In his career, Sturgis has eight 50-plus yard field goals which ties him for the lead amongst active players in the nation.
Here are the other semifinalists:
Brett Baer, Louisiana; Casey Barth, North Carolina; Chris Boswell, Rice; Jeff Budzien, Northwestern; Anthony Cantele, Kansas State; Chandler Catanzaro, Clemson; Brian Davis, Arkansas State; Trey Farquhar, Idaho; Brendan Gibbons, Michigan; Dustin Hopkins, Florida State; Michael Hunnicutt, Oklahoma; Austin Lopez, San Jose State; Jaden Oberkrom, TCU; Cairo Santos, Tulane; Steven Schott, Ball State; Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State; Jeremy Shelley, Alabama.