The first annual McGaughey Cup will take place in 2023. It features the collegiate punters with the highest Simple Kicking Index from the 2020 season.
Congrats to the members of Team USA and Team Australia for your selection, and the team with most match points wins, or to reach 14.5 points wins!
There will be 3 separate matches: 2 team, and 1 individual which will be tracked on the Simple Kicking App. The event will take place in Dallas, TX in Early 2021. Details to be released shortly.
The Cup is named after Special Teams Coordinator (STC) Thomas McGaughey Jr. who is currently the STC for the New York Football Giants. In his career he has scouted, recruited, and coached punters from both nations with much success.
Punters representing TEAM USA are the following:
Jack Martin, Troy University Trojans (Troy Trojans)
Julian Diaz, University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada Wolfpack)
Jake Camarada, University of Georgia Bulldogs
Pressley Harvin III, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Jake Julien, Eastern Michigan University Eagles
Michael Turk, Arizona State Sundevils
Zach Von Rosenberg, LSU Tigers
Dom Dizoban, Miami University (OH) Redhawks, and
Kirk Christodoulou, Pitt Panthers
Tory Taylor, Iowa Hawkeyes
Lou Hedley, Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Ben Griffiths, USC Trojans
Max Duffy, Kentucky Wildcats
Jimmy Smith, Cincinnati Bearcats
Lucas Dean (University of Texas, San Antonio) UTSA Roadrunners
Adam Korsak, Rutgers University