Placekicker James Wilhoit hit 17 of 24 field goals as a true freshman for the Vols last season. He hit 12 of his last 14 earning him 2nd team Freshman All-America honors from the Sporting News. Wilhoit nailed a 51 yarder against the Gators in "The Swamp". He also nailed 41 consecutive PAT's. The Henderson native pinned opponents deep for 29 kickoffs for touchbacks. Long snapper Adam Miles has snapped for the placekicks for the past year and a half.
Florida senior Matt Leach hit 21 of 27. Leach also nailed 41 PAT's. The senior from Lakeland had a long of 50 yards against LSU. Leach is expected to have a strong senior season. Long snapper Casey Griffith of Vero Beach is a two-year starter.
Long kicker Matt Piotrowicz had 26 kickoffs sail into the endzone for touchbacks. The hit man has been a starter for four years. He has been one of the leading tacklers on the special teams and a fantastic motivator.
Punter Eric Wilbur finished with a 44.8 yards per punt. 1st team Sporting News AA. Wilbur is a competitor and will use this game as an opportunity to go head-to-head with Colquitt.