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IU Placekicker Wins Special Team Honors

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2007

(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana University placekicker Austin Starr is the Big Ten special teams player of the week.

Starr's 49-yard field goal with 30 seconds remaining gave the Hoosiers a 27-24 win over Purdue on Saturday. It is the first time Indiana has claimed the old oaken bucket from the rival Boilermakers since 2001.

The 49-yarder matched his career long. It is the second time this season that Starr has won player of the week honors.

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