This has been a weird season for the reigning Lou Groza Award winner, whose kicks have come in bunches. Wishnowsky also is hitting the ball well, although he partly blames himself for blocked punts by USC and Oregon. Senate passes public lands bill that Utah Republican leaders — except Sen. Oregon after some second-half struggles. November 14, Updated: Four myths about former Latter-day Saints. Until last weekend, Gay was having a low-key year in comparison to last season, when he was needed more frequently.
The evidence backs his belief.
Kicker Matt Gay says all field goal tries are the same, no matter the weather
Otherwise, he's having another outstanding season. He made four field goals in an early October win at Stanford and a school-record six field goals against Oregon, after having attempted only seven in the first four games. Gay had one kick blocked in each of the first two games and also missed a field goal in the wind at Northern Illinois. The timing was good, with awards season approaching. Ute coach Kyle Whittingham could have given Gay a shot from around 60 yards in the last minute of the first half at Arizona State, but didn't trust his defense enough to risk giving ASU the ball at its yard line if Gay missed.
Wishnowsky is averaging For the first time sinceUtah will take Pac South hopes into the final conference game vs. Utah senior Macey Roberts is rock steady for the Red Rocks. He went into the year with a training strategy of wanting his leg to feel better in November, and it's working. Oregon had stationed a player in the end zone, in case Gay's kick was short and created a return opportunity to end the first half of last Saturday's game. One of his few touchbacks came against Oregon, as his season-long, yard punt sailed barely into the end zone.