May 26, 2006

Anger tops Cal's kicking targets in 2007

Annually, both kicking positions are often left off the front page of recruiting sites. When you can't score a touchdown, pancake or sack an opponent, or come up with an interception, there's really not a lot of love out there. However, as California head coach Jeff Tedford reminded fans in February, few players are more important than the special teamers. Camarillo, Calif., punter Bryan Anger holds a Cal offer and is the Bears top punting target in the 2007 class.

"Not many people talk about kickers and punters but we know their importance. We feel Andrew will make the biggest impact." - Cal head coach Jeff Tedford on Rivals Radio talking about Mission Viejo, Calif., Saddleback JC 2006 recruit Andrew Larson, a prospect who he felt would make the biggest impact during the 2006 Cal football season out of the recruits in the 20-man California 2006 recruiting class.

With Coach Tedford paying particular importance to kicking specialists, it is no surprise to anyone who follows recruiting why Anger has received a Cal offer. The 6-foot-4, 189-pound punter is the classic Cal recruit, possessing top notch academic (3.9 GPA) and athletic (No. 1 ranked punter in the 2007 class) skills.

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