Perhaps the most lowly anticipated position battle of fall camp now seems settled: Reserve quarterback Ronnie Fouch apparently will be the holder on field goals and extra points.
The position came open with the departure of senior Carl Bonnell.
Coach Tyrone Willingham initially lhad the other kickers try out for the job. That apparently didn't work out, but Willingham figured that something else would. Scholarships are awarded to kickers and punters and even long snappers, but Willingham said he's never had trouble finding an adequate holder somewhere on his roster.
And now he's apparently found one in Fouch.
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"It's comfortable to me," said Fouch, who hadn't held since his freshman year in high school. "I just catch the ball and put it down. I do it how the kickers like it."
The kickers don't sound all that particular.
"A holder is basically a holder," Jared Ballman said. "If he puts in down in the same spot the same way, that's about all you can ask for."