In Tuesday’s 30-14 win for the Utah Utes over the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, Utah kicker Matt Gay connected on 3 field goals in the game.
That pushed him to 30 on the season, a new Pac-12 record according to Sports Reference.
— John Coon (@johncoonsports) December 26, 2017
His 30 surpasses the 29 kicks John Lee of UCLA put through the uprights in 1984. Kai Forbath of UCLA was second on the list with 28.
Gay won this year’s Lou Groza Award and his 30 field goals are also leading the nation.
— Jimmy Burch (@Jimmy_Burch) December 26, 2017
According to his bio on Utah’s website, Gay is a former college soccer player at Utah Valley who walked onto the Utes’ roster prior to the 2017 season.
He was later surprised with a scholarship.
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