The 5-10, 260-pound kicker developed a reputation in the Big Ten after delivering a few big hits on kickoffs. That reputation may have contributed to what is becoming a trend of opponents targeting Julius in the open field.
Here's that Davis hit on Joey Julius. Just unnecessary. pic.twitter.com/OyMQTEEpsf— Testudo Times (@testudotimes) October 8, 2016
Julius quickly became known on the field for his hard hits, but he's also becoming one of the Big Ten's most notable personalities off the field as well. Just this week, Julius shared a Facebook post commenting on his experience with an eating disorder.