Historically, the SEC has come to be known as the most dominant conference in college football. This past week, they released their all-conference teams as voted on by the coaches, with both first and second team kicker/punter honors going to Kohl's Kicking athletes. All athletes competed in the Kohl's National Underclassman Challenge and the Kohl's National Scholarship Camp.
By Bret Culbertson | KohlsNews.com
First impressions are everything, especially as a college football specialist. Some of these young men are expected to step out in front of 70,000-plus live spectators as well as a national TV audience and are expected to perform with their first career rep as a college football player.
By Charles Goldberg | AuburnTigers.com
Gus Malzahn doesn't want to tire out Daniel Carlson's leg, the one that kicks off, tries field goals and punts, but the redshirt freshman may be on his way to doing all three for Auburn this foot
Daniel Carlson, Auburn commit for the class of 2013 hits some big kickoffs at the Kohl's Kicking National Underclassman Challenge. Carlson is ranked the No.1 kicker in the nation for the class of 2013 by Kohl's Kicking camps and played in the Army All-American Game following his senior season at Classical Academy in Colorado.
Kohl's Kicking Camps has released their high school all-american list for the 2012 football season. The all-american team was based on the stats entered by athletes at kohlskicking.com throughout the football season. The Kohl's staff has verified these statistics with school athletic officials and other valid media outlets. Athletes are only allowed to qualify for one team.
Daniel Carlson comes from a family of world-class athletes. With an expectation of playing soccer at the next level, Carlson instead finds a hidden talent in place-kicking. He quickly catches the eye of Kohl's Kicking Camps, and becomes the No. 1 kicker in the nation, earning himself a scholarship to play for Auburn University.
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Auburn commit Daniel Carlson hit 6 of 6 kickoffs for touch-backs this past week and went 2 of 2 on field goals. Here he is crushing kickoffs at the Underclassman Challenge last January. Carlson is ranked in the class of 2013 as the number one kicker in the nation according to the Kohl's National Ranking System (NRS).