2016 NFL Draft Prospects: Punters



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2016 punter prospects available for the 2016 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2017 prospect. ** - denotes 2018 prospect.

This page was last updated April 27, 2016. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
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2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
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  1. Riley Dixon, P, Syracuse
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 219.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    4/27/16: Dixon averaged 43.7 yards per punt in 2015. That followed seasons where he averaged 42.4 and 42.1 yards per punt as a junior and sophomore, respectively. Dixon punted well at the Senior Bowl.






  2. Alex Kinal, P, Wake Forest
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 205.
    Projected Round (2015): 5-7.

    4/27/16: Kinal averaged 43.8 yards per punt in 2015. He had averages of 43.6, 39.7 and 40.7 in the previous three years. His career long was 73 yards. Kinal had a quality week at the Senior Bowl.


  3. Jamie Keehn, P, LSU
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 205.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/27/16: Keehn averaged 40.7 yards per punt in 2015 with a long of 63 yards.

    8/29/15: Keehn had an excellent 2014 season for LSU, averaging 44.9 yards per punt. He made a long of 64 yards. In 2013, Keehn averaged 41 yards, and the year prior, he averaged 43.7 yards.


  4. Drew Kaser, P, Texas A&M
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 205.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/27/16: In 2015, Kaser averaged 47.5 yards per punt with a long of 71 yards.

    8/29/15: As a junior, Kaser averaged 44 yards per punt with a long of 60. He made more than 10 punts that topped 50 yards. In 2013, Kaser was a First-Team All-SEC selection as he led the conference with a huge 47.4-yards-per-punt average. That beat the school record of 47 yards per punt previously held by NFL great Shane Lechler. Kaser's season included a 76-yard punt and 17 punts over 50 yards.




  5. Nick O'Toole, P, West Virginia
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 220.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/27/16: O'Toole averaged 45.4 yards per punt in 2015.

    8/29/15: In 2014, O'Toole averaged 41.8 yards per punt with a long of 59 yards. He averaged 44 yards per punt in 2013 with a long of 68 yards. Twenty-six of his punts were over 50 yards, with 22 punts placed inside the 20-yard line. O'Toole was a Second-Team All-Big XII selection off of those numbers. Prior to playing at West Virginia, he played one season at Fullerton college.


  6. Will Monday, P, Duke
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 210.
    Projected Round (2015): 6-FA.

    4/27/16: Monday averaged 43.5 yards per punt in 2015.

    8/29/15: Monday averaged 43 yards per punt in 2014. He averaged 43.7 yards per punt the year before with a long of 72 yards. Monday placed 21 inside the 20-yard line. In 2012, he averaged 44.6 yards per punt, plus placed 19 inside the 20-yard line.


  7. Eric Enderson*, P, Delaware
    Height: 6-2. Weight: 200.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    4/27/16: Enderson is one of those rare punters who decided to enter the draft early. He averaged 41 yards per punt with a long of 59 in 2015. Enderson averaged 45 yards as a sophomore and freshman.


  8. A.J. Hughes, P, Virginia Tech
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 212.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    4/27/16: In 2015, Hughes averaged 43 yards per punt with a long of 60 yards.

    8/29/15: The Hokies have been a factory for NFL special teams contributors, and Hughes could carry that torch in 2015. He averaged 40 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 60 yards. Hughes had an average of 44 yards in 2013 and 41 yards as a freshman.




  9. Drew Meyer, P, Wisconsin
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 187.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    4/27/16: Meyer averaged 39.7 yards per punt in 2015.

    8/29/15: Meyer didn't have a long average in 2014, but that was in large part because he was aiming to pin punts. The junior averaged 38 yards per punt in 2014 with a long of 57 yards. He had averages of 39 yards and 42 yards in his first two seasons.


  10. Landon Foster, P, Kentucky
    Height: 6-1. Weight: 198.
    Projected Round (2015): 7-FA.

    4/27/16: Foster averaged 40.3 yards per punt on the season.

    8/29/15: In 2014, Foster averaged 43 yards per punt with a long of 60 yards. He had an average of 41 yards as a sophomore and 43 yards as a freshman.


  11. Ethan Perry, P, TCU
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 230.
    Projected Round (2015): FA.

    4/27/16: In 2015, Perry averaged 39 yards per punt.

    8/29/15: Perry averaged 39.2 yards per punt in 2014. He averaged 40.3 yards per punt in 2013 and placed 29 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Perry had just four touchbacks that season. In 2012, he averaged 44.5 yards per punt with 19 punts inside the 20.


2018 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P





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