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2014 Kicking World All-America Team Announced

2014 kicking world all-america team

The 2014 Kicking World All-America Team is comprised of the best HS & Collegiate kickers & punters from across the country.

On Christmas Eve, Coach Brent Grablachoff released the 2014 Kicking World All-America Team, comprised of the best kickers & punters in the nation for the 2014 football season. This year we are pleased to announce three different 2x recipients. Grant Carlson (Class of 2016, Ridge Point HS, TX) and Cooper Garcia (Class of 2015, Nordhoff HS, CA) were All-American kickers in 2013, and now both earned 2014 Kicker and Punter All-American honors. Zakary McCrary (Class of 2015, Ft. Zumwalt South HS, MO) picked up his 2nd consecutive All-American Punter honor. Connor Flanigan (Class of 2015, Bowie HS, TX) was a 2013 All-American Punter and this year earned All-American Kicker honors.

View the complete 2014 Kicking World All-America Team.

The 2014 Kicking World All-America Team is comprised of outstanding prep kickers & punters from junior and senior classes from Texas, California, Missouri & Arizona. The 2014 Honorable Mention recipients consist of kickers & punters from Texas, California, Arizona & Kansas. Coincidentally the entire list (including Honorable Mention recipients) are on the Kicking World Hot Prospect List. Ten of the Fifteen students on this year’s All-America Team participated in the 2014 Kicking World Invite-Only Showcase Event. While we have camps in 20+ different states, each year Texas and California continues to produce the highest level of kicking and punting talent. The majority of the students on our Hot Prospect List are from Texas and California. Congratulations to our 2014 Kicking World HS All-American Team!

In addition to our HS All-Americans, we would like to announce our 2014 Kicking World College All-America Team. Congratulations to standout kickers Matthew McCrane (K-State), Daniel Sobolewski (Albright), Peter Yoder (Richmond) and Blake Levin (Santa Barbara CC) on outstanding 2014 college football seasons. These young men put several points on the board and proved their consistency over the long collegiate football season. Matthew, Peter & Blake were also KW All-Americans as High School seniors. Daniel Sobolewski has earned his 2nd consecutive Kicking World College All-American honors!

Matthew McCrane finished #1 in the Big XII in Field Goal Percentage (94.1%) with 16 of 17 field goals made. He also earned USA Today Sports Freshman All-American honors among several other honors. Daniel Sobolewski made 15 field goals this season including (2) from 52 yards. He earned 1st Team USA College Football All-American honors among several other honors. Peter Yoder had several multi field goal games, including (6) total field goals over 40 yards and 19 total field goals setting a school record for most field goals made in a season. He consistently produced touchbacks for the Spiders. Blake Levin had 5 field goals over 40 yards including his first collegiate game, first kick, 48 yard field goal.

As always, the Kicking World All-America Team consists of standout kickers & punters whom we personally coached at private lessons and/or camps. Students are nominated by the Kicking World staff, high school coaches, and students & parents can submit their stats & video at the end of the season for consideration. Coach Brent makes a final decision based on various metrics. We wish the 2014 Class of Kicking World All-Americans much continued success in their kicking & punting endeavors!

View the complete 2014 Kicking World All-America Team.