TV: Federico Wins PK Job

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Sophomore Kyle Federico formally emerged as the starting Rutgers place kicker yesterday with the release of an updated depth chart by coach Kyle Flood. Federico, who missed the second half of 2012 with a hip injury, discussed the camp battle and anticipations for his Thursday return to the field.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Kyle Federico is feeling similar jitters this week to when he prepared for his college debut last year against Tulane.

Out of action for the second half of 2012 with a hip injury, the Rutgers sophomore place kicker makes his return as a starter Thursday night against Fresno State.

Federico, formally named starter Sunday afternoon by coach Kyle Flood, will start against the Bulldogs and kick in California for the first time.

Federico said his leg feels stronger than it did as a freshman, where he kicked a 52-yard field goal, and he is not concerned about a hostile crowd after kicking in front of 72,000 in Arkansas.

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