In his first year on the field, Emmit Carpenter has put up outstanding numbers, and has been named the Big Ten kicker of the year.
Carpenter has converted 21-of-23 field goals during this season for a 91.3% conversion rate, and had 4 games with 3 or more field goals. He also made the semifinalist list for the Lou Groza Award.
Chicago lived up to it's "Windy City" nickname for the Kohl's Midwest Showcase Camp. With the windy conditions, the group of close to a hundred athletes were put to the test and the truely talented athletes rose to the occasion. The Kohl’s Kicking Camp staff was able to accurately evaluate the top talent in the Midwest.