Texas Tech kicker Clayton Hatfield appears to be bouncing back in spring practice after being plagued by a hip injury during the 2017 season.
Per the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams, Hatfield said that he has hit 20 of 21 field-goal attempts thus far in practice and feels “great” after appearing in just six contests last fall.
Some of #TexasTech's best news of spring football: K Clayton Hatfield, greatly hampered by a hip injury in 2017, said today he feels a hundred percent healthy. "I feel great. It feels really good." Hatfield said he is 20 for 21 on FGs through six practices.
— Don Williams (@AJ_DonWilliams) March 22, 2018
Hatfield went 6 for 10 in field-goals and was a perfect 22 for 22 in extra points in 2017, but missed six contests mid-way through the season. He posted a career-best 13 for 14 mark in 2016, which included a game-winning 37-yard field goal in double overtime at TCU that October.
He’ll now look to rebound from a rough junior season in his final go-around with the Red Raiders this fall.
Texas Tech will hold its annual spring game on Saturday, April 14. The Red Raiders kick-off the 2018 season with a neutral-site game vs. Ole Miss at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Texas Tech’s home-opener will come on Sept. 8 vs Lamar.
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