Rutgers wasn’t able to build upon its strong offensive performance in Week 1 against UMass at Iowa on Saturday. Actually, the Scarlet Knights offense was downright pitiful, as they posted only 125 yards and averaged under three yards per play.
But if it’s any consolation, Rutgers punter Adam Korsak was terrific, and for his effort against the No. 19 Hawkeyes, he received the Ray Guy award for the best punter of Week 2.
— Ray Guy Award (@RayGuyAward) September 10, 2019
Korsak averaged 47.6 yards per punt on 10 attempts and finished with an average net of 46.5 against Iowa on Saturday. Korsak routinely flipped field position, downing his seven of his 10 punts inside the Hawkeyes 20-yard line. Five of those were inside the 10 and four were inside the 5-yard line.
He also boomed one kick 69 yards.
“That’s really what Adam is,” Rutgers coach Chris Ash said. “He’s a really good punter, and he made some really good punts in critical situations to flip the field and pin them down in. That’s the type of weapon he is, and I’m really proud of the way he’s kicking right now.”