As far as
With an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, the thinner air tends to allow the football to travel longer through the air.
Heading into Saturday's
"Yeah, the main priority is hitting the ball straight," Tucker said. "However far it carries is however far it carries."
Tucker has connected on 30 of 33 field goals this seaosn, including a 56-yarder. So, achieving greater distance on his kicks isn't neessary.
"That goes back to hitting a straight ball, first and foremost," Tucker said.
Tucker has some experience kicking in the state of Colorado having kicked in Boulder when the University of Texas played the University of Colorado. He's also kicked at Wyoming before, which has a higher elevation.
"We didn't have the same conditions we'll have this week, which is 15 to 20 degrees and some precipitation," Tucker said. "We've got our resident meteorologist, [kicking coach]