Charlton Recognized by Ray Guy Award
Carolina Punter Chosen as One of “Ray’s 8” for Week 7 Games
University of South Carolina junior punter Joseph Charlton has been selected as one of eight punters under consideration for national Punter of the Week, as selected by the Ray Guy Award committee, it was announced today.
Charlton, a 6-5, 188-pounder from Columbia, punted six times for 304 yards in the Gamecocks’ 26-23 loss to No. 22/22 Texas A&M on Saturday, a 50.7-yard average. Three of his six kicks were inside the 20-yard line and five traveled 50 yards or more, with a long of 61 yards. The Gamecocks averaged 48.2-net yards per punt in the contest.
Charlton has punted 77 times in his career for a 44.0-yard average, the best mark in school history for punters with at least 75 attempts.