Penn State kicker delivers huge hit (Video)

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penn State’s Joey Julius is not like most kickers.

The redshirt sophomore is listed at 5-foot-10 and 258 pounds, and he put that size to good use on a first-half kickoff against Kent State.

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Julius angled his kick toward the left sideline and when Kent State’s Zaquon Tyson maneuvered his way through the first level of defenders, Julius was there to clean things up.

He did so emphatically with a huge hit.

Julius was fired up, and rightly so.

Julius made 10-of-12 field goals as PSU’s primary kicker for the first part of the 2015 season, but was replaced by Tyler Davis. Davis has the job this year, leaving Julius to focus on his kickoffs. Oh, and tackling apparently too.

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