National publication honors Simonhoff

Friday, September 22, 2006

Southeast Missouri State senior punter David Simonhoff was named national special teams player of the week by The National Weekly Football Gazette for his performance Saturday against Jacksonville State.

Simonhoff averaged 51.2 yards per punt in the loss, the Redhawks' first defeat of the season. Among his eight punts, five went for more than 50 yards, including two over 60. His longest was 66 yards.

Simonhoff, a first-team All-American last year, leads the nation with an average of 48.29 yards per punt.

-- Southeast Missourian

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