BLOGS ROSTER DEPTH CHART STANDINGS SCHEDULE STATISTICS NFL DRAFT FORUM VIP
User Name: Password:
Become a Jets Insider VIP!
2014 VIP MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY! Become a JetsInsider.com VIP and enjoy Ad-Free Fan Forums while supporting the best NY Jets Fansite on the Internet!
 

Jets sign another kicker

June 4th, 2003
Jets sign another kicker to compete with Doug Brien.

Also, attention Josh Evans! You lose your appeal, you lose the dough! If Jets DT Josh Evans is not successful in appealing his positive drug test he loses a ton of money and the Jets get cap relief. Hempstead, NY- The New York Jets announced today the signing of placekicker Clay Rush. The announcement was made by Jets General Manager Terry Bradway.

Rush, 6-3, 220 pounds, is a five-year Arena Football League veteran out of Missouri Western University and was selected as the 2003 Kicker of the Year during his time with the Indiana Firebirds, as voted by the 16 head coaches of the Arena Football League member teams. Rush, who earned Kicker of the Year honors with the Iowa Barnstormers in 2000, was named to the All-Arena First Team last week.

He tallied an AFL-best 154 points while connecting on 24-of-46 (52.2 percent) of his field goal attempts. Rush converted 82-of-96 (85.4 percent) of his extra point attempts and his consistently deep kickoffs led to the Firebirds allowing only an average of 18.4 kickoff return yards average(third in AFL) and 30 touchbacks.

Rush joins ten-year veteran Doug Brien and fourth-year veteran Danny Kight as the other placekickers currently on the Jets roster.

<< Back Discuss This Article Printer Friendly Version More Stories
RECENT POSTS JETS NEWS NFL NEWS
Time for the annual Sunday Ticket thread
Last post by Bleed Green
8/21 6:06 pm
108 Replies, 7654 Views
Islanders 2014-15 (Farewell to the Old Barn on Hempstead Turnpike)
Last post by Jungle Shift Jet
8/21 6:03 pm
156 Replies, 4757 Views
For those looking to decode FF2
Last post by jetswin
8/21 6:02 pm
24 Replies, 260 Views
Every Simpsons Episode Ever In One Marathon
Last post by Bonhomme Richard
8/21 6:00 pm
72 Replies, 960 Views
Hofstra Practice...
Last post by dmitexxi
8/21 5:57 pm
15 Replies, 579 Views
Whats the youngest you would take your kid to see a Jets game?
Last post by Flushing Roots
8/21 5:52 pm
54 Replies, 1291 Views
Mettenberger
Last post by RobR
8/21 5:52 pm
10 Replies, 234 Views