From being ridiculed for not being the blue-chip prospect he was projected to be to kicking the game-winning field goal in Tennessee
coach Butch Jones' signature moment to signing a free-agent contract with the New York Jets
, specialist Michael Palardy
has had quite the ride.
The Ft. Lauderdale native secured his place in Orange & White lore by making 14 of his 17 field-goal attempts his last season on Rocky Top, including the stick-out moment of his college career with a 19-yarder as time expired to upset South Carolina last October.
Get to know what it's like dealign with pressures of kicking at Tennessee
, how the legacy of specialists helps players like him, what advice he has for freshman Aaron Medley
and more by clicking play on the audio from InsideTennessee's one-on-one interview with the left-footer below:
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1-on-1 with Michael Palardy
IT gets inside look at the pressures of performing on Rocky Top
Jun 3, 2014