1. Kohl's Kicking National Player of the Week

    Recognizing Top Performances by High School Specialists Across America

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Posted November 17, 2021 | Bret

The Kohl's staff wants to recognize Kohl's kicking, punting, and long snapping prospects across the country for their outstanding performances each week during the 2021-2022 high school football season.

Football is back and teams across the country have started their season! The Kohl's National Player of the Week Award has officially begun for the 2021 high school football season. Kohl's athletes, log in and enter your stats each week by Monday 11:00 PM CST so our staff knows about your performance.

WEEK 13: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Brady Denaburg (FL) 2022 - 57-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (57, 23 yards), 5/5 extra points
  • Cade Dowd (TX) 2022 - 46-yard punt average (6 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Brandon Gilliam (MS) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (46, 43, 30 yards), 6/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 3/3 extra points
  • Ian Hershey (ID) 2022 - Game-winning field goal to send to state championship, 3/3 (52, 40, 21 yards)
  • Magnus Lepak (OK) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (40, 26 yards), 41-yard punt average, 8/8 extra points, 6 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Daniel Perez (TN) 2022 - 52-yard punt average (5 punts, 4 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Andrew Southard (TN) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (37, 29, 24 yards), 40-yard punt average, 3/3 extra points
  • Peyton Woodring (LA) 2023 - 56-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (56, 43 yards), 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points

Week 13: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Winner announced Friday via Twitter: Follow @KohlsKicking


WEEK 12: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Brian Dym (PA) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (35, 30, 26 yards)
  • Reice Griffith (FL) 2023 - 49-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Ian Hershey (ID) 2022 - 3/4 field goals (58, 50, 45 yards), 58-yard field goal, 45-yard game-winner
  • Will McManus (NJ) 2022 - 3/4 field goals (34, 28, 25 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Collin Rogers (AL) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (53, 42 yards), 45-yard punt average
  • Lance Spaniel (WA) 2022 - 54-yard punt average (3 punts)

Week 12: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ian Hershey - Class of 2022 - Idaho

3/4 field goals (58, 50, 45 yards), 58-yard field goal (state record), 45-yard game-winner


WEEK 11: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Brandon Bush (FL) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (51, 40, 40, 32 yards)
  • Alex Davis (FL) 2023 - 43-yard game-winner in district championship, 3/3 field goals (43, 32, 24 yards), accounted for all of teams points, 41-yard punt average (5 punts, 4 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Max Ellis (MO) 2023 - 4/4 field goals (41, 30, 25, 21 yards)
  • George Laster (TN) 2023 - 3/3 field goals, go-ahead field goal with 3 minutes left
  • Alex McPherson (AL) 2022 - 61-yard field goal (Alabama High School State Record)
  • Liam Quigley (NJ) 2023 - Walk-off game-winning field goal (40 yards), 3/3 extra pointns, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Collin Rogers (AL) 2022 - 47-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 6/6 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 11: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Brandon Bush - Class of 2022 - Florida

4/4 field goals (51, 40, 40, 32 yards)




WEEK 10: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Brady Denaburg (FL) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (49, 42, 40, 28 yards), 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Nathan Dibert (MI) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (51, 46, 40. yards) 2/2 kickoffs
  • Chase Folser (GA) 2022 - 55-yard field goal, 5/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Jace Gilbert (OK) 2022 - 52-yard field goal, 10/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, pinned only punt on 3-yard-line, 7/7 extra points, 3 passing touchdowns as QB
  • Lucca Labattaglia (GA) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (47, 38, 27, 23 yards), 2/2 extra points, 5/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Adam Watford (AL) 2023 - 53-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Peyton Woodring (LA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals ( 48, 43, 41 yards), 11/11 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 10: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Brady Denaburg - Class of 2022 - Florida

4/4 field goals (49, 42, 40, 28 yards), 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, As QB: 17/23, 203 yards, 2 TD passes


WEEK 9: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Cooper Badics (FL) 2024 - 3/3 field goals
  • Bryson Franklin (GA) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (45, 26, 22, 19 yards), 7/7 extra points
  • Elijah Guyton (AL) 2022 - 2 field goals (34, 30 yards), 7/7 extra points, 52-yard punt
  • Kollin Samaha (VA) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (45, 32, 31 yards), 5/5 kickoff for touchbacks
  • Trevor Schulz (WI) 2023 - Field goal to send it to OT as well as game-winner, 2/2 field goals (45, 40 yards)
  • Elijah Slibeck (IN) 2023 - 2/2 field goals (46, 45 yards), 5/5 extra points, 6/8 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 9: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Trevor Schulz - Class of 2023 - Wisconsin

Field goal to send it to OT as well as game-winner, 2/2 field goals (45, 40 yards)


WEEK 8: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Justus Chadwick (TN) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (43, 32, 27 yards), 1 punt (50 yards), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points
  • Alexander Davis (FL) 2023 - 2/2 field goals (46, 24 yards), 51-yard punt average (2 punts)
  • Ashton Hecksel (MN) 2023 - 4/4 field goals (31, 27, 28, 22 yards), 4 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points
  • Magnus Lepak (OK) 2022 - 50-yard field goal breaks high school 100-year record, 2/2 field goals (50, 26 yards), 6/6 extra points
  • Liam Padron (FL) 2024 - 49-yard punt average (4 punts), 2/3 field goals (41, 22 yards)
  • Nicholas Quadrini (MO) 2022 - 48-yard punt average (6 punts), 2/2 extra points, 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 8: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Justus Chadwick - Class of 2022 - Tennessee

3/3 field goals (43, 32, 27 yards), 1 punt (50 yards), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points


WEEK 7: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Upton Bellenfant (TN) 2022 - 48-yard punt average (5 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line), 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points
  • Devery Cagle (SC) 2022 - 47-yard punt average (7 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line, 2/2 field goals, 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Chase Folser (GA) 2022 - 53-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (53, 32 yards), 5/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Reice Griffith (FL) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (38, 30, 22 yards), 46-yard punt average (3 punts), 4/4 extra points, 6 touchbacks, onside kick recovery
  • Kellan McLaughlin (KY) 2023 - 4/4 field goals (53, 45, 39, 24 yards), onside kick recovery, 3/3 extra points
  • Ryan Millmore (IL) 2023 - 48-yard punt averag (5 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line), 6/6 extra points, 3 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Robby Smart (OH) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (49, 36 yards), 44-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 3/3 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Jake Weinberg (FL) 2024 - 4/4 field goals (47, 30, 30, 25 yards)

Week 7: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kellan McLaughlin - Class of 2023 - Kentucky

4/4 field goals (53, 45, 39, 24 yards), onside kick recovery, 3/3 extra points


WEEK 6: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Will Bettridge (FL) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (42, 30 yards), 52-yard punt average (2 punts, 1 inside 20-yard-line), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Brandon Bush (FL) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (51, 45 yards), 7/7 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Kyle Ferrie (AR) 2023 - 4/5 field goals (39, 37, 36, 25), 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1 punt for 41 yards downed inside the 20-yard-line
  • Aiden Jordan (OK) 2025 - Game-winning field goal with 2 minutes left, 1/1 field goals, 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 3/3 extra points
  • Magnus Lepak (OK) 2022 - 2/2 field goals (46, 44 yards), 5/8 kickoffs foor touchbacks, 5/5 extra points
  • Kaden Lorick (TX) 2023 - 4/4 field goals (39, 36, 36, 39), 5/5 extra points
  • Collin Rogers (AL) 2022 - 3/3 field goals ( 29, 28, 27 yards), 5/5 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 extra points, 39-yard punt average (5 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Adam Watford (AL) 2023 - 47-yard punt average (6 punts)

Week 6: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kyle Ferrie - Class of 2023 - Arkansas

4/5 field goals (39, 37, 36, 25), 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1 punt for 41 yards downed inside the 20-yard-line


WEEK 5: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Upton Bellenfant (TN) 2022 - 43-yard punt average, 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 field goals, 6/6 extra points
  • Easton Black (AZ) 2022 - 3 field goals (52, 38, 23 yards), 40-yard punt average
  • Michael Carter (FL) 2022 - 45-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Luke James (TX) 2022 - 52-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Tanner Johnson (WY) 2022 - 55-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 2/2 extra points, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Matthew Krneta (AZ) 2023 - Game-winning field goal, Team came back down 24-7 with 1:09 left in the 4th quarter
  • Will McManus (NJ) 2022 - 47-yard punt average, 1/1 field goals, 3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points
  • Liam Padron (FL) 2024 - 3/3 field goals (48, 38, 24 yards), 2/2 extra points

Week 5: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Tanner Johnson - Class of 2022 - Wyoming

55-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals (43 yards), 2/2 extra points, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks



WEEK 4: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Will Bettridge (FL) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (42, 41, 27 yards), 5/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points
  • Jackson Courville (OH) 2023 - 3/4 field goals ( 42, 40, 26 yards), 3/3 extra points
  • Jace Gilbert (OK) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (42, 39 , 37 yards), 10/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 7/7 extra points, 42-yard punt downed inside 20-yard-line
  • Matthew Krneta (AZ) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (47, 34, 24 yards), 2/2 extra points
  • George Laster (TN) 2023 - 4/5 field goals (44, 44, 38, 20 yards), 6/6 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Collin Rogers (AL) 2022 - 3/3 field goals (52, 42, 42 yards), 43-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • James Satterfield (TX) 2024 - 3/3 field goals (25, 21, 35 yards), 1/1 extra points
  • Lance Spaniel (WA) 2022 - 47-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Anthony Sterner (TX) 2022 - 56-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 2/2 extra points

Week 4: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Collin Rogers - Class of 2022 - Alabama

3/3 field goals (52, 42, 42 yards), 43-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks


WEEK 3: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Isaac Bonacci (GA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (38, 30, 29) 4/4 extra points
  • Ian Hershey (ID) 2022 - 4/4 field goals (49, 43, 43, 27 yards), 9/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points
  • Tanner Johnson (WY) 2022 - 50-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 1/1 extra point
  • Lucca Labattaglia (GA) 2022 - 49-yard punt average ( 5 punts, 5 inside 20-yard-line), 1/2 field goals, 3/3 extra points, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Gryffin Mitstifer (PA) 2023 - Game-winning field goal (40 yards) in first varsity start, 3/3 extra points
  • Trey Stoddard (AL) 2023 - Game-winning field goal (40 yards)
  • James WAgenseller (CA) 2022 - 51-yard punt average (3 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line), 4/4 extra points, 5/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Peyton Woodring (LA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (35, 20, 19 yards), 2/2 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks

Week 3: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ian Hershey - Class of 2022 - Idaho

4/4 field goals (49, 43, 43, 27 yards), 9/10 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points


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WEEK 2: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Alex Bacchetta (GA) - 54-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Jackson Courville (OH) - Game-winning field goal (46 yards), 2/2 field goals
  • Max DeGraff (KY) - Game-winning field goal (47 yards), 5/5 extra points
  • Ryan Kingston (IN) - 53-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Magnas Lepak (OK) - 3/3 field goals (42, 42, 42 yards), 40-yard punt average (4 punts), 5/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Walker Martin (PA) - 5/6 field goals (47, 46, 35, 33, 32 yards), 5 field goals ties PA state record, 1/1 extra point, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Dylan Pieri (AR) - Game-winning field goal (40 yards), 1/1 field goals
  • Trevor Weldon (SC) - 50-yard field goal, 2/3 field goals (50, 44 yards), 48-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)

Week 2: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Walker Martin - Class of 2022 - Pennsylvania

5/6 field goals (47, 46, 35, 33, 32 yards), 5 field goals ties PA state record, 1/1 extra point, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks

Winners announced Thursday, September 2nd. Follow @KohlsKicking on Twitter for announcements

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WEEK 1: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS & FINALISTS

  • Peyton Argent (AL) - 47-yard punt avg (5 punts), 1/1 field goals (40 yards), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Blake Eubanks (GA) - Game-winning field goal, 3/3 extra points
  • Ryan Kingston (IN) - 45-yard punt average (4 punts), 2 inside 20-yard-line
  • Eddie Park (GA) - 44-yard punt average (6 punts), 1/1 field goal (40 yards)
  • Tyler Perkins (OH) - 44-yard punt average (4 punts), 2 inside 20-yard-line, 1/1 field goal (32 yards)
  • Noah Summers (SC) - 8/8 punt snaps, 1 tackle for net gain of zero
  • Trevor Weldon (SC) - 3/3 FGs (47, 34, 31 yards), tied school record of 47 yards

Week 1: NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Trevor Weldon (SC) - Class of 2022

3/3 FGs (47, 34, 31 yards), tied school record of 47 yards




Winners will be selected by the Kohl's Professional Camp Staff and announced via Kohl's Twitter Account (@KohlsKicking) each week.

WEEKLY WINNER FORMAT

You must have attended any Kohl's event to be eligible.

A number of finalists will be selected based on weekly statistics entered into the Kohl's database by athletes. You do not need a player profile to enter stats. Statistics will be verified through media publications or respective high school coaching staffs and the Kohl's Kicking Staff will select a winner based on statistics.

If you would like to be considered for Kohl's Kicking National Player of the Week honors, Kohl's athletes, don't forget to stay up-to-date in entering your game stats weekly by signing into your locker at KohlsKicking.com.

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