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Kicking is Family Affair for Boermeester

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES — Imagine you’re the son of a well-known former UCLA placekicker, you’re wearing cardinal and gold, and lining up for a potential game-winning field goal in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that would catapult your USC Trojans over your father’s alma mater.

Sound too good to be true?

Well, it’s a real possibility for Trojans sophomore placekicker candidate Matt Boermeester, who can visualize it all happening with his Bruin father, former star UCLA placekicker Peter Boermeester, sitting amongst the USC faithful next Nov. 28.

Click here to read the full story at the ESPN USC blog

Greg Katz
Greg Katz

Now entering his 59th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football columnist covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.

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