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The Lou Groza Award is presented annually to the top college football placekicker in the United States by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. The award is named after former Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns player Lou Groza. It has been presented since 1992, with Joe Allison of Memphis receiving the inaugural award. The incumbent award holder is Andre Szmyt of Syracuse. The award is part of the National College Football Awards Association coalition.

Lou Groza Award
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The Lou Groza Award logo
Given forthe top college football placekicker in the United States
LocationPalm Beach County, Florida
CountryUnited States
Presented byPalm Beach County Sports Commission
History
First award1992
Most recentAndre Szmyt, Syracuse
Websitehttp://www.lougrozaaward.com

WinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Lou Groza Award Winners". Sports Reference. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
Footnotes
  1. ^ "Davey Allison's cousin honored". The Index-Journal. Associated Press. December 4, 1992. p. 18. Retrieved February 16, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Dame, Mike (December 3, 1993). "Florida Kicker Judd Davis Wins Lou Groza Award". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Lou Groza Award Winners". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Associated Press. December 10, 2015. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "Janikowski wins second Groza award". ESPN.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  5. ^ Mallozzi, Vincent M. (December 31, 2000). "Champions 2000; From Sydney To the Bronx, the Winners". The New York Times. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  6. ^ Fred, Bierman; Gustines, Elena Aida (December 30, 2001). "2001: Looking Back; A Year of Champions: The Fastest, the Strongest, the Best". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved February 16, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ "Jonathat Nichols wins Groza Award". United Press International. December 10, 2003. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  8. ^ "Carmody wins Groza Award as top kicker". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 7, 2006. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  9. ^ "College: 2007 Award Winners". Indiana Gazette. December 7, 2007. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  10. ^ "Graham Gano Wins Lou Groza Award For Nation's Top Placekicker". seminoles.com. Florida State University. December 11, 2008. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  11. ^ "UCLA's Kai Forbath wins Lou Groza Award". The Seattle Times. Associated Press. December 10, 2009. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  12. ^ Owens, Shannon J. (December 9, 2010). "Oklahoma State's Dan Bailey wins Lou Groza Award". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  13. ^ "A&M's Randy Bullock wins Lou Groza Award as nation's top kicker". The Dallas Morning News. Associated Press. December 8, 2011. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  14. ^ Nunez, Tammy (December 6, 2012). "Tulane kicker Cairo Santos wins the Lou Groza Award". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  15. ^ Nohe, Patrik (December 12, 2013). "Roberto Aguayo Wins the Lou Groza Award". Miami Herald. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  16. ^ Boyer, Zach (December 11, 2014). "Maryland's Brad Craddock wins Lou Groza Award as nation's best kicker". The Washington Times. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  17. ^ Helfand, Zach (December 10, 2015). "UCLA's Ka'imi Fairbairn wins Lou Groza Award as the nation's top kicker". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  18. ^ "ASU's Zane Gonzalez wins Groza Award as nation's top kicker". Fox Sports. December 14, 2016. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  19. ^ "Utah's Matt Gay, with memory of his best friend on his mind, wins Lou Groza Award". Salt Lake Tribune. December 8, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  20. ^ Bailey, Stephen (December 6, 2018). "From walk-on to nation's best, Syracuse football K Andre Szmyt wins Lou Groza Award". The Post-Standard. Syracuse, NY. Retrieved December 7, 2018.

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