Read about the best kickers and punters in Middle Georgia over the past decade, then cast your vote in the poll below
Joe Joe Brown, Crisp County: Brown, who was also an outstanding quarterback, made the AP and AJC all-state teams in 2003. He averaged 39 yards per punt as a senior. Played receiver at Kentucky.
David Clark, Warner Robins: Made four field goals in one game against Mundy’s Mill in 2006, coming up one short of tying the state record. He went 12-for-15 on field goals as a sophomore. Clark went 7-of-12 on field goals as a junior, making a long of 52 yards.
Jake Grubbs, Warner Robins: Averaged 38.3 yards per punt as a senior in 2004. Named first-team All-Middle Georgia and first-team all-state by the GACA as a senior. Had a successful career at Fort Valley State.
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Sean Mayo, Northside: Mayo was a two-time all-state pick. He was a consensus pick in 2004 as a punter, and picked by the GACA as a specialist in 2003. Averaged 41 yards per punt as a junior. Went 9-of-11 on field goals as a senior.
Brian Mimbs, Dublin: Mimbs was named to the all-state team (AJC/AP) in 2002 as a punter and a kicker. The Irish have had a ton of great kickers, but Mimbs was probably the best. Named to the All-Middle Georgia teams in 2002 and 2003. Averaged 39.1 yards per punt as a senior. Named second team All-SEC as a senior at Georgia. The only player up for High School Team of the Decade as well as UGA Team of the Decade.
Devon Pike, Northside: Pike made the game-winning field goal in Northside's improbable come-from-behind win over Tucker in the 2006 state semifinals. Pike is the leading scorer in Houston County history. Named to his first all-state team as a junior by the AP. He was 9-of-11 on field goals as a junior, and missed only one of his 34 extra point attempts.
Juan Rodriguez, Peach County: Rodriguez landed consensus all-state honors as a senior in 2006 after helping the Trojans to a second consecutive state championship. Made the game-winning field goal in the quarterfinals to beat Hart County and send the Trojans to the Georgia Dome in 2006. Rodriguez was a first-team All-Middle Georgia pick as a junior when he made 4-of-5 field goals.
Chris Rogers, Trinity Christian: The best kicker in the GISA over a three-year period, Rogers helped Trinity win state titles in 2004 and 2006. He walked on at Georgia after graduating before transferring to Georgia Southern.