Top Alabama PK Could Earn Scholarship

<b>Andrew Friedman</b> is one of the top place kickers in the south. He looks to be on the fast track for several scholarship offers. He has two early leaders.

Andrew Friedman, 6'1", 180, K, from UMS-Wright in Mobile, AL could be the # 1 player in the state this year if kickers were given the accolades they deserve.

Andrew Friedman had an impressive junior campaign and could kick his way to the rare scholarship offer to a place kicker. 

Friedman is seeing the benefits of his hard work paying off as his senior year approaches. "I have received around 25 letters from Alabama. I have also received letters from LSU, Georgia, Ole Miss, Miami, West Virginia, Arkansas, Florida and Virginia. I would go to any major SEC school or just any major school in general."

With signing day being a year away and recruiting just getting started for the class of 2005, Friedman has a couple of favorites. He said, "It's really between Alabama and Georgia. Alabama probably has the edge right now, because they have sent me the most letters and have been recruiting me from the beginning."

During the fall of last year, Friedman attended several Alabama games and one Auburn game. Friedman added, "I have always been an Alabama fan. My Mom and my uncles all went to Alabama. My grandfather played at Georgia. Kickers usually do not get scholarships, which I don't have a problem with, but I do not want to go somewhere and waste my time."

Friedman was honored by several publications as a junior including the Birmingham News Super All-State Honorable Mention,  Mobile Register All-Region 2nd Team Honors, Alabama Sports Writers All-State Honorable Mention, and Montgomery Advertiser All-State Honorable Mention.

Friedman is also an excellent student that will have no trouble qualifying.

Top kickers are hard to find, yet it may be the hardest position other than punter to earn a scholarship as a student athlete. Andrew Friedman should be able to earn a coveted scholarship offer, because the sound of "IT"S GOOD!" could go a long way to winning an SEC Championship or even a National Championship.

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