UVA placekicker Ian Frye named to Lou Groza Watch List

Frye_Ian_07(jd)_9Virginia football senior placekicker Ian Frye has been named to the preseason Lou Groza Award Watch List, announced the Palm Beach County Sports Commission on Thursday.

The Lou Goza Award has been presented to the College Placekicker of the Year since 1992.

Frye (Bristol, Va.) was a Lou Groza Award semifinalist and a second-team All-ACCperformer in 2014 after finishing the regular season No. 2 in the ACC and No. 6 in the nation with 22 field goals. His 22 field goals rank No. 2 all-time in UVa history for makes in a season.

Semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award will be announced Nov. 5, 2015, while the three finalists will be unveiled Nov. 23,2015. The winner of the 2015 Lou Groza Award will be announced as part of the Home Depot College Football Awards Show held on Dec. 10, 2015.

The 24th Annual Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award, presented by the Orange Bowl Committee, recognizes the three finalists during an early week celebration in Palm Beach County, culminating with a gala awards banquet at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Dec. 7, 2015, prior to joining ESPN in Atlanta.

The award is named in honor of one of the all-time great kickers in football history, Lou Groza. Groza played 21 seasons for the Cleveland Browns setting numerous franchise records, including most games played, most points scored, and an amazing 107 consecutive games in which he scored a point. Groza was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1974.

         
 

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