In Jeff Quinn's four seasons at UB six games have been decided by a field goal or less. UB fans have seen great comebacks stunted by a missed extra point and overtime wins off the foot of a place kicker. Since the team made a move to Patrick Clarke in 2011 they have had a dependable kicking game.
Next September Clarke will entering his senior season. For the Senior there are a handful of school records within his grasp if the Bulls offense has even a modestly successful campaign.
Then, after next season, UB will once again be searching for their primary place kicker.
This year Jeff Quinn has recruited Punter and place kicker Adam Mitcheson. The Kiski Area kicker told Bull Run that he was attracted to both the Buffalo football program and quality of education provided by UB. Currently Mitcheson is undecided but is "leaning towards exercise science"
Most services list Mitcheson as a punter but his favorite moment at Kiski Area High School was nailing a 45 yard field goal as a freshman. He has the leg and considers his mental composure to be the strong suit of his game.
In recruiting Mitcheson Coach Marty Spieler was both the area recruiter and Adam's future special teams coach. According to Mitcheson the first order of business will be improving his punting consistency.
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