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2012 Punter Reports
Height: 6-3.5
Weight: 208
40: 5
Year: 5Sr

Bryan Anger

School: California
Position: P
Bio: Four-year starter awarded varying degrees of all-conference and All-American honors since his freshman season. Averaged 44.2 yards on 53 punts as a senior with a long of 64 yards. Placed 19 punts inside the 20 yard line last year. Junior numbers included a career-best 45.6 yard average on 62 punts with a long of 71 yards and 24 punts of 50 yards or longer. Longest career punt of 76 yards came during his sophomore season.
Positive: Outstanding kicking prospect who can flip the field or pin opponents deep. Possesses a smooth kicking motion, get tremendous hang time on punts and allows coverage units to get downfield and make the play. Consistently flips the field or punts his team out of a jam. Solid directional punter when required.
Negative: Takes a while to get the ball to his foot. Struggles under the rush.
Analysis: Anger is an outstanding punting prospect who's shown the ability to kick in all types of weather. He must quicken the time it takes to get the ball off his foot yet has all the tools necessary to be a starting punter in the NFL.

Height: 6-1
Weight: 203
40: 4.96
Year: 5Sr

Drew Butler

School: Georgia
Position: P
Bio: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors after his sophomore and junior seasons and named an All-American in 2009. Averaged 44.2 yards on 58 punts lat year with a long of 62 yards. Also had 24 punts of 50 yards or longer that year. Career-best totals came during his sophomore season when he averaged 48.1 yards on 56 punt with a career-long of 75 yards.
Positive: Big-legged punter who can flip the field. Has a smooth kicking motion, gets nice extension and has the ball explode off his foot. Gets terrific hang time on punts, allowing coverage teams to get down the field and make the tackle. Displays the ability to directional kick. Can flip the field and kick his team out of a jam.
Negative: Prone to kicking the ball off the side of his foot on occasion. Takes a while to get the ball off his foot.
Analysis: Butler was a consistent punter with a big leg and the ability to pin opponents deep. Rarely having punts returned, he possesses the skill to develop into an NFL punter, though he must be quicker getting the ball off his foot.

Height: 6-3.5
Weight: 248
40: 5.1
Year: 4Sr

Shawn Powell

School: Florida State
Position: P
Bio: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors last season after averaging 47 yards on 57 punts. Had 24 punts of 50 yards or longer with a best of 69 yards. Junior totals included 44.3 yards on 50 punts with a best of 66 yards.
Positive: Strong-legged kicker with an inconsistent game. Displays the ability to handle the bad snap, possesses a fluid punting motion and gets terrific hang time on punts. Can directional kick when called upon. Gives coverage units enough time to get downfield and make the play.
Negative: Struggles when he must quickly get the ball off his foot. Takes a while to get the punt away. Inconsistent and all too often has bad punts which come off the side of his foot.
Analysis: Powell offers enough leg strength to play in the NFL yet must improve his consistency and become more technically sound.

Updated 2/26
RankRndNamePosYear
11stJadeveon Clowney
South Carolina
DE3Jr
21stJake Matthews
Texas A&M
T4Sr
31stAnthony Barr
UCLA
OLB4Sr
41stKhalil Mack
Buffalo
OLB5Sr
51stBlake Bortles
Central Florida
QB4Jr
61stTeddy Bridgewater
Louisville
QB3Jr
71stGreg Robinson
Auburn
T3So
81stSammy Watkins
Clemson
WR3Jr
91stTaylor Lewan
Michigan
T5Sr
101stC.J. Mosley
Alabama
OLB4Sr
111stMike Evans
Texas A&M
WR3So
121stKony Ealy
Missouri
DE4Jr
131stMarqise Lee
USC
WR3Jr
141stLouis Nix
Notre Dame
DT4Jr
151stJace Amaro
Texas Tech
TE3Jr
161stAaron Donald
Pittsburgh
DT4Sr
171stJustin Gilbert
Oklahoma State
CB4Sr
181stEric Ebron
North Carolina
TE4Jr
191stDarqueze Dennard
Michigan State
CB4Sr
201stCyrus Kouandjio
Alabama
T3Jr
211stDerek Carr
Fresno State
QB5Sr
221-2Zack Martin
Notre Dame
T5Sr
231-2Ra'Shede Hageman
Minnesota
DT5Sr
241stJohnny Manziel
Texas A&M
QB3So
251-2Jason Verrett
TCU
CB4Sr