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illustration of a man in a sports uniform kicking a ball
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pooch kick. In football, a short punt or kick.

“The pooch kick is designed to keep the ball out of the deep returners' hands. In theory, you pop the ball up and have your defenders go run and wait for it to come down (hopefully around the 20-yard line)”reference 1




1. Davis, Brian. 2002. Tech Must Find Bowl Motivation. Dallas Morning News, Nov 26.



About the illustration: Looks like some wuss from Yale playing kickball to me. © 2008 Jupiterimages Corporation.
see also: screw the pooch Last updated: March 27, 2008
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