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    Wednesday, December 12, 2007

    Breaking Down The Kentucky Special Teams

    In having already dealt with the kicking game, the other special teams areas are kickoff and punt returns. For the Wildcats, 6-2, 195 lb. Senior Keenan Burton who is also a wide receiver has retuned most of the kickoffs for Kentucky in 2007.

    He has returned kickoffs 28 times for 24.2 yards a return with the longest return being for 42 yards. Dicky Lyons has also returned kickoffs 13 times averaging 22.5 a return with a long of 30. Kentucky ranks #4 in the SEC in kickoff returns.

    On punt returns,5-10, 200 lb. Senior tailback Rafael Little has done the majority of punt returns for the Wildcats. He is only averaging 6 1/2 yards a punt with his longest return being for 18 yards. Kentucky ranks #8 in the SEC in punt returns.

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