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Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by L Buff, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. L Buff

    L Buff Commissar of the Albuffs Collective Left Club Member

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    ... or does kNU's kicker in last year's game (may he get warts on his dick :sad2:) look gayer than Richard Simmons on the Letterman show? :huh:


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    Not that there's anything wrong with that of course. :rolleyes:
     
  2. GreeleyBuff

    GreeleyBuff New Member

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    He does look a little..................
     
  3. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    "Ooh, ooh. Trading Spaces is on!!!"
     
  4. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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  5. BIGREDIOWAN

    BIGREDIOWAN Well-Known Member

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    I could care less if he's gay as long as he keeps kicking like that. :smile2: I'll never forget the look on Hawks face after that one.
     
  6. rynobuff

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    Lucky mother....
     
  7. The Guest

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    Credit where credit is due. The guy nailed a career long (and school record) kick at a crucial moment. It tore my heart out, but I can't credibly make fun of him. He did his job and he did it well.
     
  8. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    That guy nailed it last year. You pat him on the back and congradulate him on a hell of a kick. He is more than likely going to be the all Bixg XII kicker this year.
     
  9. BuffMania

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    We all know the weapon a great kicker can be. How I miss Crosby...
     
  10. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    The back story is pretty interesting, although I'm too lazy to look up the details, so may be a little muddled. This is what I remember?

    NU has a scholarship kicker, Adi Kuhnalic or something. Before the 57-yarder last year, the coach says something like "are you ready? can you make it?" and Adi says no, doesn't want to try. He knows he can't make a 57 yard fg.
    But Henery is jumping up and down on the sidelines waving his hand, saying pick me, pick me! Coach gives him a shot, and turns the tide of the game.

    I don't know if they 'shipped him eventually, but IIRC Henery is a walkon and Kuhnalic is scholly. I don't know that Kuhnalic ever kicked after that game.

    Any of you corn fans remember if they finally rewarded Alex H. with a scholly?
     
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  11. TheEvilBeak

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    Alex is on schollie now. Kunalic has only been the kickoff guy since he got here. I think he kicked a few Fgs and EPs his 1st year here in the latter parts of games.
     
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  12. The Guest

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    I admire your obsession with kicking/punting, Alferd, and I'm not even kidding. You're awesome!
     
  13. TheEvilBeak

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    Why exactly is it lucky when Henery makes a long one but when Crosby kicked a long one at FSU(?) it was skill?

    Henery is the best kicker we have ever had. His accuracy is unbelievable.
     
  14. Duke

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    Yes he did get a scholly this year. Pelini said he made so many coaching mistakes in lasts years CU game and that Henry saved his ***** so he had to give him one.
     
  15. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Henery is damn good, and a good Punter as well with uncanny ability to coffin corner it.
    He was the FG kicker all season though, just had never made a 57 yarder or anything real close to that. The other guy did kickoffs and had a bigger leg.
     
  16. AlferdJasper

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    It was lucky at that game in '08 because Henery wasn't a highly-recruited scholly player, nor the starting kicker, and hadn't kicked one anywhere near that long. It was unexpected.

    OTOH Crosby started out as a top-ranked kicker nationally, and was starting kicker as a freshman, making long field goals and maintaining consistency. So we say one was skill and one was luck.

    But I will give you this: Henery has proven it wasn't just one lucky kick. Good for him. I can't cheer for the corn, but I can applaud a kid with that much confidence to go for a 57-yarder when his team needed one.

    Second backstory: know WHY there was a spot for Henery as walkon?

    Because the corn's scholarshipped 2-year starting kicker Jordan Congdon (Freshman All American at Nebraska) walked off the NU team after his sophomore year and went to USC, land of opportunity.

    (USC's kicker had died in a fall - very sad.) Congdon sat out a year, then walked on the team, but in the meantime, a USC linebacker named David Buehler had realized he'd never play Sundays at his chosen position, and quietly re-trained himself as a kicker over one summer. When Congdon became eligible and showed up to compete, the 225-lb. Buehler blew everyone away. He stayed USC's starter until he graduated and led the PAC 10 in stats most of the time. He's now a rookie kicking for the Dallas Cowboys.

    After sitting behind Buehler for two years, Congdon finally got his chance as a senior to placekick for the Trojans this year.

    All in all, Henery has had a better career.
     
  17. TheEvilBeak

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    Henery has always been the starting kicker.
     
  18. TheEvilBeak

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    and....actually, do you KNOW the Congdon story and WHy he supposedly left???
     
  19. AlferdJasper

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    I thought Kuhnalic was? Actually, I only paid attention during that one game, so I don't know, but the legend was that Henery stole Kuhnalic's position away from him.
     
  20. AlferdJasper

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    Nope. I only know he showed up at USC one day. I assumed it was because Mario Danelo passed away and he thought there was opportunity there.
     
  21. TheEvilBeak

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    Henery beat Kunalic out from day one. Kunalic may actually redshirt next year to save 1 year of eligibilty when Henery is gone.

    Congdon "supposedly" wanted to transfer out to the west coast to be by a sick family member because he was a donor match for a kidney(?). He was released without conditions. Said transplant apparently never took place and he enrolled at USC. Why Pete took a guy that BARELY has range at 40 yds is beyond anyone's comprehension.

    One of the stranger situations I have seen.

    The death of the SC Kicker really had no impact on any of this. That was just an unfortunate incident around the same time.
     
  22. AlferdJasper

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    Thanks. I never did know why Congdon jumped.
     
  23. IDBUFF

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    I can't take a play like that away from any player - just too bad he chose to get his record breaker on the Buffs
     
  24. BIGREDIOWAN

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    Henery is our field goal kicker and punter and one helluva kicker at that. Kunalic is our kickoff guy and has one helluva a leg for kickoffs. I don't know how many touchbacks he has, but it's a hell of alot. Henery has been really deadly with the coffin corner punts this season. Against KSUcks I think he kicked three within the 5 yard line or 10 yard line. That's simply amazing to me how a guy can have that much control over a ball.
     
  25. WChusker

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    Uncanny is an understatement-just look at what he did to K-St.

    If he's as good as he looks, he has a nice future on Sundays. He's a freak of nature, it's not even logical the stuff he pulls off
     
  26. BuffMania

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    Actually, Henery WAS the starting kicker.

    He was the starting kicker the entire year, and he was the only kicker who kicked a FG attempt or XP the entire season.

    18-21 on FG attempts last year, 56-57 on XPs.

    EDIT: I should have read the last few posts.
     
  27. AlferdJasper

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    Meh. I never let a few facts interfere with a good Cinderella story. :thumbsup:
     
  28. Mick Ronson

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    i love hearing about the bugeaters PK depth chart.
     

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