Tuesday was the first day of walk-on tryouts, and the most famous female athlete in Baton Rouge -- a girl-next-door beauty and homecoming queen whose face has appeared on billboards and recruiting posters -- put on a helmet and attempted numerous field goals and kickoffs. The wind made kicking difficult, but as she said, "I had some great kickoffs between the 5-yard line and the goal line.''
No woman has kicked in major college football since Katie Hnida made two extra points for New Mexico in 2003. But this story is about so much more than a girl playing football.
"People’s first assumption about this is that it's a media stunt or some attempt for attention and glory,'' Isom told Gannett News after her first practice. "That couldn't be further from the truth. I feel it was a goal God placed in my heart. It's just something I want to do.
Mack get those scouts out to check out those women soccer players.They can't be much worse than the kickers you got now and they sure would be better looking.