Ohio State punter Jesse Mirco named Ray Guy Award semifinalist

Ohio state punter Jesse Mirko was named Monday afternoon as one of 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award, presented annually to college football’s greatest player.

Mirco, a sophomore from Fremantle, Australia, has punted 39 times this season for an average of 45.5 yards, including a 77-yarder all season in the 21-7 win at Northwestern on Nov. 5. Eleven of his punts went for 50 yards or more while 19 were put down inside the 20-yard line.