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Camp preview: Specialists

Camp preview: Specialists

Florida saw declines at many positions last year, but the kicker and punter jobs might have taken the biggest step back from the 2012 season. That needs to change this fall, and the beginning of fall camp is an important time for them.

The 2012 Florida team reached a BCS bowl on the back of defense and special teams. During the 2013 season, the specialists struggled. Austin Hardin stepped into the kicker job after Caleb Sturgis was a finalists for the Lou Groza Award during the previous season. Hardin’s reputation for having a big leg never translated to the field. He ended the season 4-12 on field goals with all four field...

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