Texas kicker Nick Rose hits 80-yard field goal at practice

Written By Jordan Greer
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Alabama kicker Eddy Pineiro booted a field goal from 73 yards out, but Texas kicker Nick Rose just dropped his trump card.

Rose nailed an 80-yard kick at practice, and it looks like he had some room to spare.

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Yes, the kick was made at practice with ideal conditions, but that's still impressive leg strength. Was the long-distance attempt better than Rose's backflip kick?

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