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ASU Football: Punter Michael Turk Ray Guy Award preseason watch list

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After being a semifinalist for the award in 2019, Arizona State punter Michael Turk has been named to the 2021 Ray Guy Award preseason watch list.

Turk was named to the Pac-12 first-team all-conference following the 2019 and 2020 seasons. He was also recently put on the conference’s 2021 preseason first-team.

In 2020, Turk only had 14 punt attempts in Arizona State’s four games. Five of those kicks went 50-plus yards including a season-long 58 yard boot. Turk also pinned six kicks inside the opponent’s 20-yard-line.

Turk joins a plethora of Sun Devil teammates also on preseason award watchlists:

Jayden Daniels (Maxwell - Player of the Year, Davey O’Brien - Quarterback)

Rachaad White and DeaMonte Trayanum (Doak Walker - Running Back

Dohnovan West (Rimington - Center, Outland - Lineman)

Chase Lucas (Bednarik- Defensive Player of the Year, Thorpe - Defensive Back)

Jermayne Lole (Outland - Lineman)

Tyler Johnson (Nagurski - Defensive Player of the Year)

Merlin Robertson (Butkus - Linebacker)