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Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Tulane's Cairo Santos has captured the Lou Groza Award, given to the nation's top place-kicker.

Santos was 21-for-21 on field goal attempts this season. He led the nation with 12 field goals of 40-plus yards, including a pair from beyond 50, and set the school record with a 57-yarder against Rice on Nov. 3.

The junior beat out Dustin Hopkins of Florida State and Caleb Sturgis of Florida.

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