Michael Dickson named Big 12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Year

Michael Dickson has been named the Big 12’s Special Teams Player of the Year after a season where he leads the country averaging 48.4 yards per punt on 73 attempts. His net average of 44.7 yards per punt is the best in the country as well.

He has had 32 punts downed inside the 20-yard line, 27 downed inside the 15, 14 downed inside the 10 and six downed inside the opponents’ five-yard line.

Just 15 of Dickson’s 73 punts have been under 40 yards this season. Of those 15 punts, seven have been fair caught or downed inside the 10-yard line with an additional punt fair caught at the opponents’ 12-yard line.

He is a 2017 Ray Guy Award finalist (and 2016), given to the nation’s best punter annually.