Ewald named to Groza Watch List

Indiana kicker Mitch Ewald was named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List for the nation’s best kicker. The IU release follows.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana junior kicker Mitch Ewald is one of 30 players on the Watch List for the 2012 Lou Groza College Place-Kicker Award, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Wednesday morning. Ewald is a Lou Groza Award candidate for the second straight season.

Indiana’s all-time career field goal percentage leader, Ewald has made 29 field goals in 35 attempts (82.9 percent) and is a perfect 63-of-63 on extra points. His field goal percentage is also seventh among active kickers.

The Naperville, Ill., native’s 29 field goals are