Troy player candidate for top placekicker

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Troy University junior Sam Glusman has been named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2008 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award.

Glusman, a native of Mobile, has connected with 13 of 14 field goals (92.9 percent) through seven games this season.

The winner will be announced Dec. 11 during the ESPN Home Depot College Football Award Show in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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