Randolph Earns Second-Straight National Placekicker of the Week Honor
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia senior placekicker Robert Randolph was named College Football Performance Awards’ (CFPA) National Placekicker of the Week for the second week in a row. The Naples, Fla., native matched a career high with four field goals, including the game-winning kick in UVa’s 34-31 triumph at Indiana. Randolph shared the honor with Mike Meyer (Iowa) and Will Oliver (Colorado).
Randolph made field goals from 42, 44 and 23 in the first half. His 23-yard kick as time expired lifted UVa to its first road win since 2009 and the Cavaliers first non-conference road win since 2007. It was Randolph’s first career game-winning field goal.
Randolph as set his career high with four field goals in a week one victory over William & Mary. Randolph was on the Lou Groza Award Watch List for the nation’s best kicker in 2009 and 2010.