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Syracuse kicker Andre Szmyt was named the winner of the 2018 Lou Groza Award at the College Football Award Show on Thursday night, beating out LSU senior placekicker Cole Tracy for the honor.

Wyoming's Cooper Rothe was also a finalist for the award.

Tracy, a transfer from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, made 25 of 29 field goals this season and knocked in all 28 extra-points he attempted. He would have been the first Tiger to win the award.

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Szmyt,a redshirt freshman started the year as a walk-on, made 28 of 32 field goals attempts; he also knocked down 57 PATs. I think he earned the Groza Award?
Reply4 days
Bullpoop! He deserved it.
Reply5 days
You could argue that his miss against A&B cost us the game.
Reply6 days
Tracy will be known for his miss against Bama for some time.
Reply6 days
lost the Groza when he missed the kick against Bama
Reply6 days
Kid earned himself an NFL job coming here and playing lights out. Good for him
Reply6 days
Larry, I have an honest question for you. Did you ever graduate from high school?
Reply7 days
I have a honest question. Did you even read who posted the article or just assume it was Larry? It was Staff Reporter btw.
7 days
It’s a bot
6 days
Syracuse kicker had better stats
Reply7 days
Kicking indoors
7 days
"Lou Gorza"?
Reply7 days
His celebrity status in Baton Rouge got him more pussy the 2 weeks following the Auburn game than those other kickers will get in a lifetime
Reply7 days
Still part of LSU folklore forever. An inspirational kid from Nowheresville College who won over each and every LSU fan . My hat is off to Cole. Mad Respek.
Reply7 days
WTF. Total BS
Reply7 days
Motherfrickin robbed
Reply7 days
The TAM game with the Auburn game alone should have been enough. Every kick was win or go home a loser. He made all of them. Has to be about more than stats. What about all of the pressure kicks he made? Cole Tracy is LSU Forever. Always a Tiger.
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