Bailey Cate
Bailey Cate
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Cate Named to Ray Guy Award Watch List

July 12, 2017
By ODU Athletics

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Old Dominion University sophomore punter Bailey Cate has been named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List. The award is given to the best punter in the FBS.

As a true freshman in 2017, Cate punted 57 times for a 37.8-yard average. A native of Orange Park, Florida, Cate downed 25 punts inside the 20, while 23 of his punts her fair caught. His longest boot of the season was a 70-yarder at NC State that was downed inside the 10.

Cate also served as the place-kicker early in the season, converting a pair of extra points, and making a 21-yard field goal at NC State.

Cate becomes the fourth Monarch to be named to a Watch List so far this off-season. He joins Ray Lawry (Maxwell Award), Nick Clarke (Rimington Trophy) and Melvin Vaughn (Mackey Award).

ODU on Watch Lists
Ray Lawry – Maxwell Award – College Football Player of the Year
Nick Clarke – Rimington Trophy – Top Center
Melvin Vaughn – Mackey Award – Top Tight End
Bailey Cate – Ray Guy Award – Top Punter

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