1. Kohl's Kicking National Player of the Week

    Recognizing Top Performances by High School Specialists Across America

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Posted November 04, 2022 | 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 2022-2023 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 2022 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. Tag @KohlsHighlights and/or @KohlsKicking with your film!

(You do not need a player profile to enter stats and be eligible for POTW)

WEEK 11: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Spencer Conrad (2024) OH - 48-yard punt average (3 punts, 1 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Jack Courville (2023) OH - 55-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (55, 25 yards), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 44-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Drew Crabtree (2025) TN - 3/3 field goals (49, 35, 35 yards), 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points
  • Warner Erwin (2025) TX - (LS) 2 tackles, 9/9 snaps on target
  • Ethan Pulliam (2023) MS - 46-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Jason Roberts (2024) MD - 48-yard punt average (3 punts, 1 inside 20-yard-line, 2/2 extra points
  • Carter Schwartz (2023) KY - 47-yard punt average (4/4 punts inside 20-yard-line)
  • Ben Shrewsbury (2023) TN - 54-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (54, 39 yards), 6/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 43-yard punt average (5 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Peyton Woodring (2023) LA - 60-yard and 49-yard field goals, 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Caleb Sempebwa - Class of 2023 - Texas

4/4 field goals (48, 38, 38, 32 yards)

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WEEK 10: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Martin Connington (2024) ID - 55-yard field goal (1/1 field goals), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 7/7 extra points
  • Cal Keeler (2024) AZ - (LS) 13/13 snaps on target
  • Matthew Krneta (2023) AZ - 3/3 field goals (46, 26, 25 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Lucas LeSieur (2024) CA - Game-winning field goal, 3/3 field goals (47, 28, 28 yards), 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2 punts pinned inside 20
  • Jack Manthey (2026) CO - 2/2 Field Goals (49, 42 yards), 4/4 PATs, 3/5 onside kicks recovered, 1/1 touchback
  • Ryan Millmore (2023) IL - 49-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Will Rocha (2023) LA - 49-yard punt average (3 punts, 3 inside 20)
  • Cody Wade (2023) CO - Game-winning field goal, 3/3 field goals (40, 24, 23 yards)

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Tristan Alvano - Class of 2023 - Nebraska

57-yard field goal, 8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 8/8 extra points

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WEEK 9: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Drew Crabtree (2023) TN - 3/3 field goals (39, 35, 24 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Blake Craig (2023) MO - 3/3 field goals (50, 47, 40 yards), 6/8 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Daniel Deneen Jr (2023) SC - 48-yard punt average (5 punts, 4 inside 20-yd-line)
  • Carter Holden (2024) OH - 28-yard game-winning field goal
  • Matthew Krneta (2023) AZ - 3/3 field goals (34, 34, 28 yards), 2/2 extra points
  • Bryce Olson (2023) CO - 2/2 field goals (53, 27 yards), 49-yard punt average (2 punts, 1 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Erik Schmidt (2025) WI - 6/6 punts inside 20, 44-yard punt average
  • Luke Stewart (2024) MS - 3/3 field goals (43, 28, 27 yards)
  • Sam Tremblay (2024) NY - 6/9 punts inside the 20-yard-line (42-yard average), 1/1 field goals, 4/4 extra points

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ian Craig - Class of 2023 - Illinois

57-yard field goal

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WEEK 8: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Will Kurtz (2023) OH - (Long Snapper) 9 tackles
  • Brian Leung (2023) WA - 2/2 field goals (50, 37), 3/3 kickoffs for extra points
  • Derek Morris (2024) OH - 2/2 field goal (49, 42 yards)
  • Cub Patton (2025) TX - 5 of 8 punts pinned inside he 20-yard-line
  • Cal Phillips (2023) TX - 47-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Patton Simbeck (2024) TN - 3/3 field goals (39, 27, 26 yards), 2/2 extra points
  • Elijah Slibeck (2023) IN - 49-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 2/3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 3/3 extra points
  • Jack Weil (2023) SC - Game-winning field goal (38, 25 yards), 43-yard punt average (3 punts)

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Blake Craig - Class of 2023 - Missouri

3/3 field goals (52, 43, 35 yards), 8/9 kickoffs for touchbacks, 5/5 extra points

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WEEK 7: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Roan Dutta (2026) GA - Game-winning field goal, 2/3 field goals
  • Kyle Ferrie (2023) AR - 54-yard field goal (2/2 field goals), 6/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Taylor Gardner (2023) FL - Game-winning field goal (33 yards)
  • Kyle Konrardy (2023) IA - 52-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals, 6 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Logan Leftrick (2023) TN - 55-yard field goal
  • Luke Liborio (2024) AZ - Game-winner in 3OT, 2/2 field goals
  • Drew Miller (2024) IA - 53-yard punt average (3 punts)
  • Breck Saenger (2023) CO - 3/4 field goals (Go-ahead field goal in last 30 seconds)
  • Ben Shrewsbury (2023) TN - 3/3 field goals (30, 32, 22 yards), 47-yard punt average 3 punts)
  • Tucker Tevepaugh (2024) SC - 49-yard punt average (4/4 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Salvatore Vargas (2023) OH - Game-winning field goal

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

(Co-Winners)

Martin Connington - Class of 2024 - Idaho

5/5 field goals (45, 42, 37, 36, 32 yards), 42-yard punt average (4 punts), 6/6 kickoffs for touchbacks

Jack Weil - Class of 2023 - South Carolina

5/5 field goals (28, 26, 25, 22, 21 yards), 40-yard punt average (3 punts), 5/6 kickoffs for touchbacks

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WEEK 6: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Aeron Burrell (2024) LA - 4/4 field goals (44, 43, 34, 32 yards), 6/6 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 extra point
  • Spencer Conrad (2024) OH - Game-winning field goal (1/1 field goals)
  • Jake Helms (2024) TX - 11/11 snaps on target (Long Snapper)
  • Matthew Krneta (2023) AZ - Game-winning field goal (1/2 field goals)
  • George Laster (2023) TN - 3/3 field goals (32, 22, 18 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Caden Pop (2023) WI - 4/4 field goals (41, 41, 36, 25 yards), 3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 extra points
  • Joshua Scanlan (2023) PA -11/11 snaps on target
  • Jackson Smith (2023) CO - 3/3 field goals (46, 39, 19 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Kameron Van Prooyen (2023) TX - 3/3 field goal (39, 31, 29), 41-yard average (3 punts, 2 inside 20)
  • Logan Weighall (2023) AL - 2/2 field goals, 41-yard punt average

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Jake Weinberg - Class of 2024 - Florida

57-yard field goal, 2/2 kickoffs for touchbacks


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WEEK 5: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Michael Becton (2023) GA - 5/6 punts pinned inside 20-yard line, 45-yard punt average
  • Iden Bone (2023) WA - OT Game-winner, 1/1 field goals, 2/2 extra points
  • Martin Connington (2024) ID - 3/3 field goals (51, 45, 31 yards), 10/10 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Vasilios Fotopoulos (2024) FL - 50-yard punt average (5 punts), 3/3 extra points
  • Badger Hargett (2023) LA - 55-yard punt average (6 punts, 2 inside 20)
  • Drew Miller (2024) IA - 51-yard punt average (7 punts), 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Gryffin Mitstifer (2023) PA - 3/3 field goals (37, 22, 21 yards)
  • Michael Petro (2023) TX - 3/3 field goals (48, 30, 24 yards), 47-yard punt average (3 punts, 3 inside 20)

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Co-Winners

Aeron Burrell - Class of 2024 - Louisiana

50-yard game-winning field goal, 4/4 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points

Erik Schmidt - Class of 2025 - Wisconsin

51-yard game-winning field goal, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks, 3/3 extra points

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WEEK 4: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Jack Ballard (2023) TN - 10/10 snaps on target (LS)
  • Nathan Behne (2024) IA - 3/3 field goals (37, 29, 26 yards), 3/3 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Sully Croker (2023) GA - 4/5 field goals (47, 36, 32, 25 yards), 1/1 extra points, 4/7 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Kyle Ferrie (2023) AR - 3/4 field goals (55, 42, 40 yards), 5/5 extra points, 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Daniel Hull (2023) MO - 57-yard punt average (3 punts, 1 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Cal Keeler (2024) AZ - 9/9 snaps on target (LS)
  • Walter Kilgore (2024) TX - 4/5 field goals (45, 41, 33, 32 yards), 4/4 extra points, 6/9 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Drew Miller (2024) IA - 54-yard punt average (3 punts, 1 inside 20-yd-line), 1 field goal, 2/2 extra points, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Andrew Nielsen (2023) AK - 3/3 field goals (35, 30, 22 yards), 4/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Izak Peterson (2023) IA - 3/3 field goals (43, 33, 28 yards)

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sam Klestinski - Class of 2023 - Wisconsin

63-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yd-line), 1/1 extra points

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WEEK 3: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Jay Brockhaus (2023) FL - 50-yard punt average (7 punts, 3 inside 20)
  • Aeron Burrelll (2023) LA - 51-yard field goal, 7/7 kickoffs for touchbacks, 6/6 extra points
  • Sam Eccles (2023) TX - 48-yard game-winner, 2/2 field goals (48, 28 yards)
  • Connor Gibbs (2023) LA - 3/4 field goals (39, 35, 28 yards), 3/3 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Carter Holden (2024) OH - 3/3 field goals (26, 25, 22 yards), 4/4 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 extra points, 2 punts (1 inside 20, 1 fumbled for turnover)
  • Lucas Lesieur (2024) CA - 3/3 field goals (39, 37, 25 yards), 2 punts inside th 20-yard-line
  • Aidan Parker (2025) LA - 52-yard punt average (4 punts, 4 inside 20), 4/4 extra points
  • Nicholas Radicic (2023) TX - 43-yard field goal, 48-yard punt average (3 punts), recovered onside kick, unit converted field goal (lead to TD), 3/3 KO Touchbacks
  • Breck Saenger (2023) CO - 3/3 field goals (37, 30, 32 yards), 4/4 extra points, 4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Jacob Taylor (2024) TN - 64-yd punt average (2 punts, 2 inside 20), 8/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 1/1 field goals, 6/6 extra points
  • Kameron Van Prooyen (2023) TX - 3/3 field goals (43, 30, 29 yards), forced 2OT, 41-yard punt average (8 punts), 4/4 kickoffs for touchbacks

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Danny Vuckovic - Class of 2023 - Illinois

52-yard game-winning field goal, 2 field goals (43, 52 yards), 45-yard punt average (6 punts)

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WEEK 2: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Kyle Ferrie (AR) 2023 - 56-yard field goal, 2/2 field goals (56, 39 yards), 56-yarder forced 50-point rule to end game.
  • Jake Helms (TX) 2023 - (LS) 10/10 snaps on target
  • Mack Mikko (GA) 2023 - 3/3 field goals (29, 28, 27 yards), 6/8 kickoffs for touchbacks, 4/4 extra points, 2.5 tackles
  • John Raney (CA) 2023 - 50-yard punt average (6 punts), 3 extra points, 3/4 kickoffs for touchbacks
  • Ben Shrewsburry (TN) 2023 - 53-yard punt average (3 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goals, 10/11 kickoffs for touchbacks, 9/9 extra points
  • Kameron VanProoyen (TX) 2023 - 48-yard punt average (5 punts, 3 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 extra points

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kellan McLaughlin - Class of 2023 - Kentucky

5/5 field goals (44, 44, 36, 23, 21 yards), forced overtime, 4/5 kickoffs for touchbacks, 2/2 extra points

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WEEK 1: NATIONAL TOP PERFORMERS

  • Stephen Brantley (NC) 2023 - 50.5-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line)
  • Max DeGraff (KY) 2023 - 2/2 field goals (48, 35 yards), 45-yard punt average (2 punts)
  • Daniel Deneen Jr. (SC) 2023 - 51-yard punt average (4 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goal, 4/4 extra points
  • Jakob Gump (IN) 2024 - 47-yard punt average (6 punts, 4 inside 20-yard-line), 1/1 field goal
  • Isaac Kone (GA) 2023 - Game-winning field goal (28 yards)
  • Owen Levesque (TX) 2024 - 47-yard punt average (3 punts), 2/2 field goals (38, 28 yards), 4/4 extra points
  • Eli Ozick (MO) 2023 - 3/4 field goals (46, 35, 22 yards)
  • Scotty Robertson (MO) 2023 - 57-yard punt average (2 punts, 2 inside 20-yard-line), 2/2 field goals (45, 33 yards)
  • Samuel Tremblay (NY) 2024 - 4/4 field goals (41, 32, 28, 23 yards), 4/4 extra point

NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Logan Weighall - Class of 2023 - Alabama

49-yard game-winning field goal (School record), 3 kickoffs for touchbacks, 3/3 extra points

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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