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    Beamer Bowl Era Special Team Plays For/Against

    Went back over all the Beamer bowls, this is what I was able to come up with. (year of season indicated, not necessarily year of bowl). I probably missed something, but I think I got the overwhelming majority.

    Summary
    -FG kicking has been atrocious - 65% with 4 misses under 30 yards
    -FG Against has been good - 82% with 0 misses under 40 yards
    - (15) significant special teams plays FOR
    - (8) special teams plays against
    - passing up points almost never works out

    Passing up Points
    2011 Sugar - VT goes on 4th & 1 from Mich 4, fails to convert.
    2004 Sugar - VT goes on 4th & 1 from Aub 1, fails to convert.
    2002 San Francisco - VT goes on 4th & 5 from AFA 29, fails to convert.
    2001 Gator - VT goes on 4th & 1 from FSU 32, fails to convert.
    2000 Gator - VT goes on 4th & 7 from Clem 29, fails to convert.
    1999 Sugar - Went for 4th and 1 at FSU 4, failed to convert.
    1999 Sugar - Went for 2 pt conv at 28-23 in 3rd, chased points rest of game.
    2000 Sugar - Fake 51 yard FG, failed to convert.

    Significant Plays For (15)
    2010 Orange - Block XP in 1st Q returned for 2 pt.
    2007 Orange - 84 yard punt return TD
    2006 Chick Fil A - 54 yd punt return to set up TD.
    2003 Insight- 52 punt return for TD to tie in 4th Q.
    2003 Insight- 52 yard kickoff return set up TD.
    2000 Gator - Recovered fumbled snap by punter, led to TD.
    1999 Sugar - 63 yard kickoff return.
    1999 Sugar - 46 yard punt return, led to TD.
    1998 Music City - Blocked punt set up TD.
    1999 Music City - Recovered fumble on punt to set up another TD.
    1996 Orange - 60 yard punt return.
    1995 Sugar - 60 yard punt return for TD.
    1994 Gator - 48 yard KO return.
    1993 Independence - Blocked FG returned for TD. 53 yard KO return
    1993 Independence -53 yard KO return

    Significant Plays Against (8)
    2011 Sugar - Fake punt, 4th & 1 from Mich 48 fails.
    2007 Orange - 25 yard FG to tie blocked in 3rd Quarter
    2006 Chick Fil A - Georgia onside kick recovered in 3rd Q
    1999 Sugar - Blocked punt returned for TD.
    1999 Sugar - 59 yard punt return against for TD.
    1997 Gator - Blocked punt returned for TD.
    1994 Gator - 89 yard punt return
    1993 Independence - 58 yard punt return

    FG Kicking FOR
    2008 Orange - Missed 26 yarder in 1st Q
    2004 Sugar - Missed 23 yd FG in 4th Q.
    2003 Insight - 3 missed FG, including 28 yarder. (52-49 loss)
    Overall - 23 of 35 (65%) with 4 misses inside of 30 yards

    FG Kicking Against
    Overall - 28 of 34 (82%) woth 0 misses inside 40 yards

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    Quote Originally Posted by hokiesrule98 View Post
    all that awesome stuff
    great post man. i've been wanting to do something similar for a while. special teams in bowls (and big games) has been a huge ax to grind for me for a long time. thanks!
    It's not that you are ignorant, it's just that you know so much that isn't so.

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    Nice post

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