DAILY SOUTHTOWN: Countdown to Football: Kicker Gavin Mottl, St. Rita ranked No. 4 in the preseason by the Daily Southtown

DAILY SOUTHTOWN:  Countdown to Football: Kicker Gavin Mottl, St. Rita ranked No. 4 in the preseason by the Daily Southtown

By:  Pat Disabato, Daily Southtown

 

Todd Kuska has helped develop six Division I kickers during his 20-year coaching career at St. Rita.

He believes senior Gavin Mottl should be his seventh.

"Gavin is as good as any kicker we've had," Kuska said. "I'll tell you what, I don't think there's a better kicker around. He's taken every big kick for us the last three years."

And most of the time, Mottl has converted. He's 115 of 120 on point-after kicks and 15 of 20 on field-goal attempts.

Three times as a sophomore, he made field goals that either won games or forced overtime.

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