Cincinnati Football: Ryan Coe, Mason Fletcher included on AAC weekly honors

Cincinnati Bearcats place kicker Ryan Coe hits a field goal against the SMU Mustangs. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats place kicker Ryan Coe hits a field goal against the SMU Mustangs. The Enquirer. /
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The American Athletic Conference announced weekly honors on Monday afternoon including Cincinnati’s sophomore punter Mason Fletcher and junior kicker Ryan Coe. Fletcher was named AAC Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season.

During the win against SMU, Fletcher recorded the longest punt in conference and school history with an 84-yard punt in the first quarter. The Australian native averaged 65 yards per kick on three attempts, which also set a new conference record.

Fletcher has been a huge part of the special teams success and will continue to play a major role going forward. In the last three games, Fletcher has 12 attempts with an average of 48.2 yards per punt, highlighted by the 84-yard record-breaking boot.

Cincinnati Football: Ryan Coe, Mason Fletcher included on AAC weekly honors

After breaking a school-record with five made field goals, Coe was recognized on the AAC awards as an honorable mention. The Delaware transfer totaled 17 points and connected on a season-long 52-yard field goal to help propel the Bearcats to a win.

Despite struggling at times in non-conference play, the junior kicker has continued to improve and was a key contributor in the 29-27 win. Coe discussed the record-setting performance and Fletcher’s success in a recent press conference via Cincinnati Athletics.

"“It’s definitely not what I expected going into the game. I didn’t even know it was a record when it happened. I’m blessed and fortunate to have these guys on the team. The operation was good and everything went well today. Just happy that the results worked out for me. Fletch has been having a really good season. I’ve honestly just really enjoyed watching him be able to punt and do what he does. He’s a special guy and he showed it today and every week so far this season. With him getting a record today too, I couldn’t be happier for him.”"

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