Nevada's Conaway Selected as Nominee for Ray Guy Award
Junior punter Quinton Conaway has been named a nominee for the Ray Guy Award after being selected onto the watch list in August.
Junior punter Quinton Conaway has been named a nominee for the Ray Guy Award after being selected onto the watch list in August. The Edmond, Okla. native is one of 82 final nominees.
The semifinalists for the award will be announced on Nov. 15, with the three finalists selected on Nov. 20. The winner will be announced at The Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta on Dec. 6.
The award is named after College and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Ray Guy, who attended Southern Mississippi and was a six-time NFL All-Pro with the Oakland Raiders.
Conaway is having a career-year, boasting a net average of 43.9 with 12 punts downed inside the 20-yard line. The junior has 12 punts of 50 yards or more in 2018, and booted a career-long 74 yarder against Fresno State.
Last weekend, Conaway had his best performance in a Wolf Pack uniform in a 28-24 victory over San Diego State. He set career marks with nine punts, 460 yards and an average of 51.1 yards per punt and was named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for his effort.
Nevada will be back in Mackay Stadium this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. for its last home contest of the season, facing MW foe Colorado State. Call (775) 348-PACK or visit NevadaWolfPack.com for more information.
(University of Nevada)