Quinn Sharp named All-America kicker by AFCA
Oklahoma State kicker/punter Quinn Sharp was named the American Football Coaches Association’s All-America kicker on Wednesday.
Sharp is the first Cowboy to earn All-America honors in three different seasons. He was named to the Football Writers Association of America’s team as a punter in 2010 and kicker in 2011.
Entering OSU’s final regular season game against Baylor, Sharp leads the nation with 2.09 field goals per game and leads all kickers with 11.8 points per game. His 0.833 field-goal percentage ranks third in the nation. He is also 61-for-61 on PATs and leads the nation with 65 touchbacks on kickoffs.
Sharp has also excelled as a punter this season, leading the Big 12 with 46.2 yards per punt. OSU ranks eighth nationally in net punting (40.46).
2012 American Football Coaches Association All-America Team
WR – Marqise Lee, USC
WR – Terrance Williams, Baylor
TE – Zach Ertz, Stanford
OL – Chance Warmack, Alabama
OL – Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
C – Dalton Freeman, Clemson
OL – Jonathan Cooper, North Carolina
OL – David Yankey, Stanford
QB – Tajh Boyd, Clemson
RB – Kenjon Barner, Oregon
RB – Montee Ball, Wisconsin
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