Perhaps the most valuable player on Oklahoma State’s football team is getting respect on a national level. Zach Sinor, “Zach the punter” as his twitter handle terms, has been named one of ten semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award, which is given to the nations best punter in the country.Sinor has been consistent in pinning teams deep this year and putting the Oklahoma State defense in favorable position throughout the year. 60 percent of his punts have pinned teams inside the opponents 20-yard line which leads the nation, according to stats from an okstate.com release. The second leading mark is 54.5 percent.Of the ten candidates for the award, the list will be narrowed to three finalists which will be announced on Nov. 22. The winner will be announced on Dec. 8.Here are the other semifinalists for the prestigious award:Austin Barnes (Jr.), Eastern Michigan UniversityNicholas Conte (Sr.), University of VirginiaSteven Coutts (So.), University of Louisiana at LafayetteJoseph Davidson (Jr.), Bowling Green State UniversityMichael Dickson (So.), University of TexasHayden Hunt (Sr.), Colorado State UniversityCameron Johnston (Sr.), Ohio State UniversityJohnny Townsend (Jr.), University of FloridaMitch Wishnowsky (So.), University of Utah If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!
While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up. After suffering what appeared to be an apprent leg or ankle injury in the first half of the game against Texas Saturday, Chris Carson was relegated to the sideline and did not return.After the game, fans asked about his injury, and he was fairly open on [email protected] yea I’m good bro !— Chris Carson (@ccarson_32) September 27, 2015 @Adam_Bomb87 I’m good ! I appreciate the concern ?— Chris Carson (@ccarson_32) September 27, 2015AdChoices广告 @GentsOkstate I’m good bro ?✊?— Chris Carson (@ccarson_32) September 27, 2015Obviously there was no injury information disclosed, but the fact that he was seen on the sidelines and appears to be in good spirits is a good sign that whatever injury was suffered doesn’t seem to be serious.