One of the most frequent comments football fans get from soccer fans is that the game should be called something different, because kicking is not an integral part of the game.
Try telling that to Georgia and Stanford after Monday’s bowl games. Both teams lost in heartbreaking fashion when their kickers couldn’t convert late field goals, which directly led to their losses.
But they are far from the only teams who have suffered at the hands of their kicker. Here are the 12 most costly missed field goals of the 2011 season.