Originally Posted by SouthStndJunkie
Could Lechler break Baugh's record?
It should also be noted that as great a punter as Baugh was, he didn't have as strong a leg as Lechler. Baugh's average was bolstered, however, by employing plenty of quick kicks, when he would take a snap at quarterback and then punt the ball from just a few yards behind the line of scrimmage. Those quick kicks usually got long rolls at the end, because opposing defenses wouldn't have a returner ready to catch them on the fly.
I don't know why teams don't do a quick kick at least once a game especially vs teams with great returners or poor special teams.
Think about it 3rd and 20, 3rd and 12 on your own 45, quick kick and pin the D deep in their end.
Anyone remember Dainty returning a punt for a 90+ yard TD?