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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:00 pm

UTM kicker Sandlin
latest to be ‘watched’

Place kicker Cody Sandlin is the latest UT Martin football player to make College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) watch list for the upcoming season.
Sandlin, a rising senior from Goodlettsville, made 14-of-17 field goals this past season, including a record-tying 53-yarder at Eastern Kentucky.
Sandlin also made 45-of-48 PATs.
He made 9-of-9 PATs against Union College, 6-of-6 against No. 24 Murray State and was 7-of-8 against Austin Peay.
Sandlin currently has 148 career points, which is the fifth most in school history for a kicker. He is 74 points away from becoming UT Martin’s all-time leading scorer by kicking.
UT Martin Hall of Famer Ki Tok Chu currently holds the record with 221 points.
UT Martin has had five players make College Football Performance Award Watch lists.
Among those making the watch lists are Sandlin, quarterback Derek Carr, running back Tevin Barksdale, tight end Ben Everett and defensive lineman Montori Hughes.

Persimmon’s 13th
good hole for Sims

For Doug Sims, 13 was a lucky number.
Sims fired a hole-in-one on the 13th hole at Persimmon Hills Golf Course on Sunday.
He used an 8-iron on the par-3, 168-yard hole.
The shot was witnessed by Scott Sims, John Hatler, Jeff Wright and Jimmy Wright.
Published in The WCP 7.10.12

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