Kicker Matt Wogan is versatile weapon
October, 23, 2012
By Brandon P. Oliver | ESPN.com
Miller Safrit/ESPN.comMatt Wogan's versatility as a kicker and punter could pay huge dividends for the Ducks.One of the most important recruits for the Oregon Ducks in the Class of 2013 is one who is the most likely to be overlooked by those who follow recruiting. Time and time again, college football proves how valuable the kicking game truly is. After the loss to USC in 2011, no one knows that better than Oregon fans.
With the nation's No. 4 kicker committed to the Ducks, the future of the Oregon kicking game looks extremely bright. Matt Wogan of Indian Trail (N.C.) Porter Ridge is thought to have the strongest leg in the country. While he hasn't kicked a 67-yard field goal like Spokane (Wash.) Central Valley's Austin Rehkow, he has made one from 56 yards out this year.
The thing that makes Wogan so valuable is the fact that he is solid -- if not spectacular -- in all three facets of the kicking game. LSU has benefited from having Brad Wing demoralize opponents over the past couple of years with game-changing punts. Wogan has the potential to be that kind of weapon.
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