West Virginia kicker hit below the belt on field goal block attempt

Monday December 29th, 2014

West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert wrapped up a solid season with a perfect performance in the Liberty Bowl on Monday. He was 3-3 on field goal attempts, but paid the price. 

Late in the third quarter, Lambert got hit below the belt by a Texas A&M defender attempting to block a kick. 

Watch: Texas A&M assistant hits two WVU players at Liberty Bowl​

He needed a minute to compose himself.

The play drew a roughing the kicker penalty, but the Mountaineers couldn't capitalize on the fresh set of downs. Lambert kicked a 31-yard field goal just a few plays later.

WVU went on to lose the game, 45-37.

- Dan Gartland

[via @cjzero]

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