Kicker to play in NFL Players Association Bowl

January 8, 2015 | Athletics, Events, News
By Paul Helgren

Senior placekicker Jeremiah Detmer has committed to play in the 2015 National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl Saturday, Jan. 17.



Detmer is the Mid-American Conference’s all-time leader in field goal percentage (65 of 77 for 84.4 percent).

The kicker from Hilliard, Ohio, has been named to the All-MAC team three times (2014 second team; 2013 first team; 2012 third team). He also was selected as the conference’s Special Teams Player of the Year in 2013 when he connected on 95 percent of his field goals and 44 of 45 extra points.

He was the MAC West Division Special Team Player of the Week three times in his senior campaign and nine times in his career with the Rockets. He also was named second team preseason All-America by the Phil Steele, third team preseason All-America by the Sporting News and to the Lou Groza Award Watch List.

The National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl will be played at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson.

Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. Eastern, and the game will be televised live on ESPN2.

ESPNU also will air live broadcasts from practices Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 14 and Jan. 15.

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