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Rosowski, who recorded 51 touchbacks on 79 kickoffs last season, was placed on scholarship for 2017.
On Saturday, Martin had a 22-yard punt return, a 43-yard kick return and took a knee on another kick for a touchback.
When the on-air chat resumed, another teammate erred, getting flagged for too much roughness, on a touchback, after the whistle.
Rosas made both of his field goal attempts - including one from 52 yards - and all three of his kickoffs reached the end zone, with one touchback.
Last season against the Wolves, Davenport was covering a kickoff that went for a touchback.
Last season, Badgley connected on 21 of 26 field goal attempts with a long of 51 yards and averaged 63.5 yards on 88 kickoffs with 52 touchbacks.
Of his 72 kickoff attempts in 2016, 57 resulted in touchbacks, resulting in the nation's second-best touchback percentage at 79.17 percent.
De La Haye kicked off 73 times for 4,441 yards, averaging 60.8 yards per kick, and totaled 37 touchbacks.
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American football : a situation in which the ball is put out of play behind the goal line after a kick or interception
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