UFL New Football League: Kickers & Punters

March 12, 2009 I just heard about a new league about to get started, the United Football League (UFL).  As of right now, there will be four new teams: in San Francisco (AT&T Park), Las Vegas, Hartford/New York, and Orlando. The league will start to sign players in July, after all the rosters are formedContinue reading “UFL New Football League: Kickers & Punters”

Kicker & Punters College Pro Day Woes: TKS Pro Day April 5, 2009

You just finished your season in December. You had some contact with a few NFL teams during the season. You were all-league and had a successful season. You even hired and agent. But….you didn’t get invited to the NFL combine in Indianapolis. You haven’t talked to any NFL teams since the season ended. Your agentContinue reading “Kicker & Punters College Pro Day Woes: TKS Pro Day April 5, 2009”

Recruiting Tips for Kickers & Punters

You consider yourself a solid prospect. You’ve talked with more than a dozen schools, all of which have signed other kickers or don’t return your phone calls anymore. You had a great year, had great statistics and feel you will have no problem kicking off the ground. Your problem: You’re still seeking a scholarship. IfContinue reading “Recruiting Tips for Kickers & Punters”

NFL Combine 2009: Specalists -Buehler Strongest Kicker

February 22nd 2008 As a long time kicking coach, I had to point this out and raise a few concerns… David Buehler kicker from USC, benched 225- 25 times! Unheard of for kickers.  The NFL Network gave him honorable mention of the day, because he also had a 4.6 -40 yard dash time. What doesContinue reading “NFL Combine 2009: Specalists -Buehler Strongest Kicker”

Press Release – Local San Diego High School Athletes Sign to Colleges

    SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 18, 2009 – Seven San Diego area high school athletes have each signed a letter-of-intent to play college football, as announced by The Kicking System. The Kicking System, along with its professional staff, will honor these students at a luncheon Saturday, February 28, 2009, from 2:00 p.m. –Continue reading “Press Release – Local San Diego High School Athletes Sign to Colleges”

Salute to the Kickers: Awards Ceremony, Feb 28th, 2009 – HALL OF CHAMPIONS

Febuary 10th, 2009 The Kicking System and John Matich are pleased to announce an awards event for San Diego Kickers and Punters.  The Kicking System will hold the event at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park in San Diego, CA.  (2pm-4:30pm) The event will include signing for the 2009 class, awards presentation, food, drinkContinue reading “Salute to the Kickers: Awards Ceremony, Feb 28th, 2009 – HALL OF CHAMPIONS”

National Signing Day 2009: Kickers & Punters

Feburary 4th, 2009 TKS is pleased to announce a list of students that recently committed to playing college football on National Signing Day. Brynmor Hughes, St. Augustine HS (San Diego, CA)– Signed with Navy Lee Abelkop, La Jolla HS (San Diego, CA) – Signed with USD Brock Miller, Santa Fe Christian HS (San Diego, CA)Continue reading “National Signing Day 2009: Kickers & Punters”