- Kickoff specialist
Kickoff specialist (KOS) is a position in American and
Canadian football. Kickoff specialist are members of the special team. They are responsible to kick the ball in the kickoff. During the 2008 NFLseason, Rhys Lloydof the Carolina Pantherswas the only player employed solely as a Kickoff Specialist. For other teams, it is surprising that kickoffs are primarily done by place kickers unless if he has weaker legs or injuries, then punters will take over that role.
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