In this instructional program Travis Dorsch will be your personal coach. He will share the secrets that made him the most prolific kicking and punting combination specialist in college football history! Through actual demonstration he will teach step-by-step the sound fundamental techniques of both positions that he developed along with innovative practice drills that enabled him to perform for his team at a record setting pace!
In 2001 while playing for Purdue University, Travis Dorsch became the most decorated kicking and punting combination specialist in college football history. He received first team All America honors at both positions and has the distinction of being the only player in NCAA history to be a finalist for all three of the prestigious postseason awards given to special team players — the Lou Groza (for outstanding kicker), Mosi Tatupu (for outstanding special teams players) and Ray Guy (four outstanding punter)…winning the Ray Guy Award.
As a kicking specialist, he became the only player in conference history to earn first-team All-Big Ten honors as both a place kicker and punter…He holds the Big Ten Conference career records with 355 points scored and 68 field goals made. His 151 PATs broke the school’s all-time record and ranks fifth in conference annals. He also became the first kicker in conference history to earn Big Ten Player of the Week honor four times in the same season… His field goal percentage of 81.48% set a school season-record…His power and hang time on kickoffs minimized any type of return and he even propelled 16 kicks that sailed out of the end zone!
As a punting specialist, his 48.47-yard punting average lead the nation and set a school season-record…It aslo ranked second on the Big Ten’s season-record chart and was recorded as the fourth-highest in NCAA Division I-A history…he also owns four of the five best punting performances in school history.
And if honors from the football field were not enough, he also garnered national academic accolades by being named Academic All American!