2015 NFL Draft Prospects: Punters



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2015 punter prospects available for the 2015 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2016 prospect. ** - denotes 2017 prospect.

This page was last updated April 25, 2015. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
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2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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  1. Kyle Christy, P, Florida
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 199.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    4/25/15: Christy was back to his old form and booming the ball in 2014. He averaged 44.3 yards per punt with a long of 66 yards.

    8/27/14: Christy put together a ugly 2013 with an average of 39.6 yards per punt and even lost the punting job during year. He took the punting job for 2012 after Chas Henry moved on to the NFL and was continuing a trend of standout specialists from Florida. Christy finished fifth in the nation with 45.8 yards per punt that year. He made a real impact in field position as the Gators had a good defense, but a streaky offense.






  2. Trevor Pardula, P, Kansas
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 212.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    4/25/15: Pardula averaged 44.3 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 72 yards. As a junior, he averaged 43.7 yards per punt with a long of 78 yards. Pardula has a strong leg.


  3. Kyle Loomis, P, Portland State
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 230.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    4/25/15: Loomis averaged 46 yards per punt as a senior with a long of 65 yards. He had an average of 47 yards as a sophomore. Some feel that Loomis is the best punter in the 2015 NFL Draft.


  4. Spencer Roth, P, Baylor
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 220.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/25/15: Roth averaged 43.3 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 69 yards. However, the Bears didn't punt as often, and he was simply pinning the ball most times. Hence, his smaller average.

    8/27/14: Roth had an excellent junior season in 2013 as he averaged 46 yards per punt with a long of 72. He helped Baylor play field position and force the opposition to play with long fields. In 2012, Roth averaged 44 yards per punt after 41 as a freshman.




  5. Mike Sadler, P, Michigan State
    Height: 6-0. Weight: 175.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/25/15: Sadler averaged 41.2 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 66 yards.

    8/27/14: Sadler had a quality junior year with 43 yards per punt. He put up a long of 69 yards. Sadler took over as the Spartans' punter in the 2011 season. He averaged 41.1 yards in his first season, plus 25 punts downed inside the 20. As a sophomore, Sadler improved his average to 43.3 yards with 31 punts placed inside the 20. He improved his punts of over 50 yards from six to 19 that year.


  6. Tommy Hibbard, P, North Carolina
    Height: 5-10. Weight: 200.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/25/15: Hibbard averaged 41.1 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 56 yards.

    8/27/14: In 2013, Hibbard maintained an average of 43 yards per punt with 22 downed inside the 20-yard line. A year before, he had that same average with 19 more downed. Hibbard had 39 yards per punt as a freshman.


  7. Will Baumann, P, N.C. State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 187.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/25/15: In 2014, Baumann averaged 45.4 yards per punt with a long of 67 yards.

    8/27/14: Baumann averaged 42.2 yards in 2013. The previous two seasons, he averaged 39 and 38 yards per punt.




  8. Justin DuVernois, P, Illinois
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 190.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    4/25/15: In 2014, DuVernois averaged 44 yards per punt with a long of 74 yards. He made a lot of attempts, averaging more than five punts per game.

    8/27/14: DuVernois averaged 38.3 yards in 2011, his first season punting for the Illini. He downed 17 punts inside the 20-yard line. As a sophomore, DuVernois improved his average to 42 yards and downed 19 inside the 20. He also improved his punts of over 50 yards from three to 15. In 2013, DuVernois averaged 41 yards per punt.


  9. Darragh O'Neill, P, Colorado
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 190.
    Projected Round (2015): FA.

    4/25/15: O'Neill averaged 44.1 yards per punt with a long of 62 yards in 2014. Against Hawaii, he punted nine times with a long of 59 yards.

    8/27/14: As a junior in 2013, O'Neill saw his average drop to 41 yards with a long of 56 yards. He averaged 44 yards per punt the year before. As a freshman in 2011, O'Neill averaged 43 yards per punt.


  10. Hunter Mullins, P, UAB
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 195.
    Projected Round (2015): FA.

    4/25/15: Mullins averaged 44.1 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 65 yards.

    8/27/14: In 2012, his first full season for UAB, Mullins averaged 45 yards per punt. He had long punts of 61 and 60 yards, and 14 punts that were downed inside the 20-yard line. Mullins averaged 43 yards per punt with a long punt of 63 yards as a junior in 2013.


2017 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2018 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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