Oklahoma State just may have two Heisman candidates on the roster this season. The Pokes launched a Heisman campaign for quarterback Mason Rudolph earlier this year, and in a new video released by the school, punter Zach Sinor makes it clear the Rudolph isn’t the only one the Heisman committee should be paying attention to.
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Can a punter get to New York? Probably not, but Sinor was criminally underrated last season. Somehow, he was left off the Ray Guy Award list last season, but he is one of the better punters in the conference, and a deceptive weapon in the Cowboy’s arsenal. His ability to flip field position and pin opponents deep continually made it difficult for anyone to find momentum against the Pokes, even when the Poke’s offense wasn’t clicking on all cylinders.
Sinor was named Big 12 player of the week when Pitt came to Stillwater. He punted six times for an average of 47.7 yards per punt, and four of his punts pinned the Panthers inside their own 20. One of those punts was a 65-yard bomb.
Sinor will get over-looked when Rudolph starts slinging it all over the field to a bevy of receivers unmatched anywhere in the country. However, we need to remember that punters are people too, and you can never underestimate what solid special teams play can do for a team.