Maine Football’s Sean Decloux Named to CFPA Award Placekicker Watch List
ORONO, Maine -- University of Maine placekicker, Sean Decloux (Ottawa, Ontario) has been named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS Awards Watch List announced on Monday.
Decloux was already named Beyond Sports Network All-American Second Team and a Beyond Sports Network All-CAA selection this season.
In 2013 the junior earned First Team All-CAA honors and set a new school-record with 16 made field goals. He also matched the school-standard with 45 made PATs and went 16-for-21 on field goal attempts, hitting a career-long 42-yard attempt on two occasions.
Decloux ended the season ranked third in the CAA in scoring (7.2 ppg) and was tops amongst league kickers. He was also third in the conference in field goals per game (1.23) and in field goal percentage (76.2).
The initial watch list includes 36 kickers vying for the top placekicker award in the Football Championship Subdivision. All players are eligible for awards at their respective positions; players are not preemptively eliminated from consideration.
The goal of College Football Performance Awards is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferment in college football. Recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams. Twenty-eight CFPA winners have been first-round NFL Draft selections.
The full list of 2014 CFPA winners will be announced January 14, 2015.