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Draft Scout Bobby Puyol News
09/19/16 - SEPT 19 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Bobby Puyol, Sr., K, UConn, North Palm Beach, Fla.,...Puyol scored seven of UConnís 13 points as the Huskies overcame a 10-0 deficit to defeat Virginia, 13-10. Puyol hit a 21-yard field goal in the second quarter and made his second game-winning field goal of the young season with a 43-yard kick with 1:33 left in the fourth quarter. Puyol has gone 4-for-4 on field goals in 2016 and has hit eight straight, dating to last season. - American Athletic Conference Football
09/19/16 - UConn kicker Bobby Puyol sought out Virginia kicker Alex Furbank after the Huskies 13-10 win over the Cavaliers on Saturday. Puyol had hit the game winner from 43-yards out with 1:33 left, then watched from the sideline as Furbank, a walk-on playing in his first football game at any level, missed a 20-yard field-goal attempt for Virginia as time expired. "I just told him, 'Man you're going to do a good job, you're going to get plenty more kicks,'" Puyol said. "Sometimes you make them, sometimes you don't." It was the second game winner this season for Puyol, who had three extra points blocked a year ago. His 37-yard field goal with 11 seconds left beat Maine in the Huskies' season-opener. "I just knew," Puyol said. "I said, 'Get it down in field-goal range, ready to go and I'll make it." UConn Quarterback Bryant Shirreffs completed 13 of 24 passes for 154 yards. He also ran for 33 yards and a touchdown as the Huskies (2-1), overcame an early 10-0 deficit with two fourth-quarter scores. A 20-yard run by Shirreffs and a 23-yard screen play to Noel Thomas set up Puyol's game winner. - AP Sports
09/06/16 - Bobby Puyol hit a 37-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and UConn avoided a season-opening upset with a 24-21 win over Maine from the Football Championship Subdivision on Thursday night. UConn defensive tackle Mike Myers blocked a 47-yard field-goal attempt with 1:48 to play and UConn drove 50 yards in nine plays for the winning score. Quarterback Bryant Shirreffs hit receiver Brian Lemelle with an 18-yard pass down the left sideline to set up the kick. Shirreffs threw for 162 yards and ran for another 95. UConn tailback Ron Johnson added two rushing touchdowns for the Huskies. Maine quarterback Dan Collins threw for 269 yards and two scores and receiver Jaleel Reed caught eight balls for 169 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown. Black Bears cornerback Najee Goode Jr. forced a Shirreffs fumble and returned it 74 yards for a score that gave Maine a 21-14 fourth-quarter lead. - AP Sports