BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After a stellar junior year, Ryder Andrews (Homewood, Ala./Homewood HS) has been named to the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List. He was one of 41 place-kickers recognized.
Andrews hit a career-long 51 yard field goal in the Panthers 31-24 win at Austin (Oct. 21) this season. His 26 yarder in overtime was the game winner at home against Millsaps College (Nov. 4) on senior day. He has made 14 field goals and amassed a team-high 59 points.
As the Panthers primary kicker, Andrews has also punted for over 1,650 yards this season, placing 13 inside the 20. He averages 38.4 yards per kick.
The award winner, announced in mid-December, will be based on performance on the field and in the community. Details are provided at www.fredmitchellaward.com.