Class of 2021 Top Prospects
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1. Garrison Smith – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Had a monster junior year with field goals of 50 and 53 yards, 4 more field goals of 40+ yards and continued his streak of 65 consecutive PATs. Excellent punter/kicker who has 60+ yard FG range off the ground and hits punts 50+ yards easily with 4.6+ second hang times. 70+ yard kickoffs with 4 second hang times and incredible consistency. D1 scholarship level specialist. TKIA Video – July 2020
2. Stephen Rusnak – Kicker/Punter, Michigan
Averaged 70 yards per kickoff at the Top Kicker In America Event. Hits field goals well off the ground with range to hit from 60+. Solid punting – good hands, consistent drop and rhythm. D1 scholarship level specialist. TKIA VIDEO from July 2020
3. Arlind Bengu – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
One of the best combos in the country. Excellent in all three skills with punting being the strongest. Consistent with mechanics with top punts traveling 50+ yards with hang times near 5 seconds. D1 scholarship offers will come rolling. MAX PREPS. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
4. Mitchell Tomasek – Punter, Ohio
Mitchell impressed everyone with his performances at the summer of 2019 kicking camps. 5 second hang times, multiple punts in a row with 4.7+ sec. hang times. 6’4″ lengthy frame. Easy decision for any college coach – division 1 scholarship punter. SKILLS VIDEO from 2019 TKIA.
5. Logan Seibert – Kicker/Punter, Illinois
One of the best kickers in the country. Kickoffs over 70 yards. Crushes field goals off the ground with great height and rotation. He has been attending our camps since he was 12 year old. Received several D1 offers as of July 2020. Logan lives and trains with his older brother, Cleveland Browns kicker Austin Seibert.
6. Aidan Ellison – Kicker, Illinois
Powerful kicker who consistently hits kickoffs around 70 yards with 4 second hang times. Field goal range around 60 yards off the ground. Ball jumps off his foot. D1 prospect. TKIA VIDEO from July 2020.
7. Yanni Volas – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Strong kicker/punter who can do field goals, kickoffs and punts at college level. Very competitive, motivated and focused athlete. Ready to play at college level. Kickoffs in upper 60s. Field goal range close to 60 off the ground. Solid punting. Can do all 3 at big time college. TKIA VIDEO from July 2020
8. Shelby Pruett – Punter, Illinois
Athletic punter with solid mechanics and quick leg snap. At the Top Kicker In America Event, averaged over 50 yards per punt with two 60+ yarders with 4.6+ second hang times. Best hang times are over 4.8 sec. Division 1 punting prospect. TKIA 2020 Video
9. Clayton Medvec – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Athletic kicker. Ball jumps off his foot. Shows field goal range of 60 yards off the ground with good consistency. Lot of potential. Plays other sports and multiple positions on the football field. He will truly stand out once he focuses fully on kicking.
10. Collyn Hopkins – Kicker/Punter, Illinois
Tall and athletic. Hits the balls exceptionally well in all three skills. Field goals and kickoffs are high, strong, and consistent. Collyn has been performing exceptionally at all camps in spring/summer of 2020. Division 1 talent combo athlete. HUDL
11. Teagen Lenderink – Kicker/Punter, Michigan
12. Ryan Heicher – Kicker/Punter, Michigan
Good mechanics in all three skills. Can do field goals, kickoffs and punts at college level. Highest punt hang times in 4.8 second range. Kickoffs are close to 70 with 3.8+ second hang times. Field goals are in mid 50s off the ground with good rotation. TKIA VIDEO from July 2020.
13. Jax Hudson – Kicker, Ohio
Hard working athlete who has range to hit field goals off the ground from 55 yards. Consistent approach and swing. Will add even more distance to his kicks as he gains physical strength. SKILLS VIDEO from TKIA.
14. Nate Van Zelst – Kicker/Punter, Illinois
Three year varsity starter. 17 field goals in games as sophomore. Career long 49 yard FG as a junior. Excellent in all three skills. Great athlete. Competitive and focused. Received scholarship offers in the spring 2020. D1 scholarship level specialist. HUDL
15. Brady Frantal – Kicker, Wisconsin
Soccer player who has been kicking for only 1 year. Shows power to hit kickoffs 65+ yards with 3.8+ second hang times. Will continue to add power and improve consistency as he matures and gains more experience. TKIA VIDEO from JULY 2020.
16. Cody Maddock – Punter/Kicker, Illinois
Tall and strong punter/kicker who shows ability to perform well in all three skills. Punting is Cody’s best skill. He has a consistent drop and power to hit hang times of over 4.5 seconds. TKIA VIDEO from JULY 2020
17. Nathan Barnes – Kicker, Iowa
Powerful kicker. Ball launches off his foot and wows everyone around. He gets monster height on field goals and kickoffs. TKIA VIDEO from July 2020
18. Carson McCauley – Punter/Kicker, Indiana
Shows lot of potential as a punter with solid mechanics and explosive leg. Best punts reach hang times of 4.7+ seconds. He will be a solid punter at the college level.
19. Chase Reeves – Kicker, Illinois
Averaged 66.50 yards per kickoff in July 2020. 55 yard FG range. Young class of 2021 kicker who shows rapid improvement and great feel for the skill. Short VIDEO CLIP
20. Sam Bingaman – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Combo athlete from Ohio. Averages around 40 yards on punts with 4.2 – 4.4 second hang times. 50 yard FG range off the ground. Kickoffs are mid 60s with hang times around 3,5 seconds. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
21. Tanner Pope – Kicker, Ohio
Averaged almost 60 yards per kickoff at the Top Kicker In America Event. Excellent mechanics. Clean foot to ball contact on field goals and kickoffs. Hits a straight ball consistently on field goals. TKIA VIDEO from JULY 2020. HUDL
22. Nickolai Emde – Kicker, Michigan
New to kicking, Nickolai still strikes the ball cleanly on field goals off the ground. Very smooth and steady FG approach and swing. He went 11/15, with long of 52 yards at the Top Kicker In America Event in July 2020. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
23. Alex Wing – Kicker/Punter, Illinois
Fast improving kicker/punter. Kickoffs are near 60 yards with hang times in 3.8 second range. 50 yard field goal range off the ground. Solid hands and consistent drop on punts. TKIA VIDEO from JULY 2020
24. Matthew Noguez – Kicker, Illinois
Very consistent performer. Makes a clean contact with the ball every time, hitting a true straight ball. Shows ability to hit field goals from 50 yards off the ground. Matt is a focused athlete/soccer player with great work ethic. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
25. Matthew LeBlanc – Kicker/Punter, Michigan
Went 10/11 on field goals with long of 52 yards off the ground and averaged 57.50 yards on kickoffs in December 2019. Also showed excellent punting mechanics/power. Matt has ability to kick and punt at college level.
26. Marlon Pomili – Kicker, Illinois
27. Tommy Gebien – Kicker, Illinois
50 yard FG range off the ground. Averaged over 58.50 yards on kickoffs. Athletic kicker. HUDL.
28. Mitch Middleton – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Tall and very very powerful athlete. Smashes the ball without bringing any momentum into kicks – all leg swing. With improved skills, sky is the limit for Mitch. CAMP VIDEO
29. Ryan Gerkin – Kicker, Illinois
Quick leg punter. Ball jumps off his foot. Averages around 40 yards per punt with hang times in 4.0 – 4.4 second range.
30. Logan Zissler – Kicker, Michigan
Logan went 8/15 on field goals, with long of 50 yards at the Top Kicker In America event in July 2020. He averaged 60 yards per kickoff at the same event.
31. Chase Paulus – Kicker/Punter, Michigan
Excellent game performer. Experienced and consistent kicker with strong leg. HUDL
32. Kadin Patterson – Kicker, Michigan
Averaged 55.25 yards per kickoff in December 2019 and had a long field goal of 50 yards.
Class of 2022 Top Prospects
*After performances from our Invitational Event Top Kicker In America, we will be updating this page daily with new order, new prospects and new videos.
1. Rece Verhoff – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
Incredibly consistent kicker/punter from Ohio. In summer of 2020, Rece showed range to hit field goals from 60+ yards off a 1/2 inch block and ability to hit 65+ yard kickoffs with solid hang times. He has excellent mechanics and work habit. He will be a D1/D2 level prospect next year. TKIA 2020 VIDEO.
2. Brady Braun – Kicker/Punter, Indiana
Averaged over 50 yards per punt at the TKIA 2020 event. Continues to improve as he gains strength and improves skills. Field goal range is 55+ yards off the ground. TKIA 2020 VIDEO.
3. Tyler Perkins – Punter/Kicker, Ohio
Tyler hits punts with technique and power that resemble a D1 college punter, not a high school sophomore. One of the most disciplined and hardest working athletes in the country. He is a Division 1 scholarship level punter who will be offered a scholarship early. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
4. Evan Sundermann – Punter, Michigan
Outstanding young punter. Prior to starting his junior year, Evan showed up at our summer camp and bombed a bunch of 50+ yard punts with 4.5+ hang times. Tons of potential for this tall future division 1 punter. Twitter Link of a brief workout
5. David Nemeth – Kicker/Punter, Ohio
6’4″ athletic lefty combo. Already hits the ball well – averaging 60+ yard on kickoffs, showing 50+ yard FG range, and driving punts close to 50 yards with 4.5+ second hang times. As he develops skills and fills out his frame, he will be hard to keep up with. Future D1 prospect.
6. Luke Gustafson – Kicker, Michigan
At the Top Kicker in America event in July 2020, Luke performed very consistently, averaging 62.25 yards per kickoffs with hang times of up to 3.7 seconds. He went 13/16 on field goals with long of 55, kicking off the ground. He is a motivated kickers who will continue to increase range as he becomes physically stronger.
7. Nicholas West – Kicker, Ohio
Went 12/15 on FGs, with long of 52 and averaged 60 yards per kickoff at the Top Kicker In America Event in July 2020. Tall athlete with smooth mechanics who has lots of room to develop. Very impressive leg strength. Kickoffs will improve significantly as he matures.
8. Eddie Jewett – Kicker, Michigan
Shows range to hit field goals from 55+ yards off the ground. Explosive kicker/multisport athlete. Tons of potential. Will be a scholarship prospect as a senior.
9. Emanuel Dieppa – Kicker, Michigan
E-man was on at the Michigan Preseason Kicking Camp in August 2019 – 12/15 on FGs with long of 49 off a 1-inch block. He also averaged 56.25 yards on kickoffs. Tall and very smooth kicker. Looks like a veteran.
10. Michael Cunningham – Kicker, Illinois
Very very quick leg snap. At the Top Kicker In America Event in July 2020, Michael averaged 65.50 yards per kickoff with hang times of over 4 seconds. Once he cleans up his mechanics a bit, he will be a division 1 prospect.
11. Jake Andjelic – Kicker/Punter, Illinois
Explosive and focused kicker/punter with a wicked leg snap. Continues to improve at a rapid rate. Twitter account.
12. Bennett Emerson – Kicker, Iowa
Field goal range of 50+ yards off a 1-inch block. Kickoffs are close to 60. Continues to work hard and shows improvement at every event. TKIA 2020 VIDEO.
13. Kevin Carden-Landa – Kicker, Illinois
While Kevin is pretty new to kicking, he showed very smooth approach and clean foot to ball contact on field goals. He went 10/15 on FGs with long of 50 yards in July 2020. As he continues to develop his skills, his range will continue to improve. TKIA 2020 VIDEO
14. Ryan Schroeder – Kicker, Illinois
Tall and experienced lefty kicker with range to connect from 50 yards out. Consistent approach and contact. Ryan has been practicing for several years and has achieved impressive consistency at young age. Kickoffs are in 60s.
15. Michael Franklin – Kicker, Ohio.
At the Tiffin camp in March 2020, recorded a 67 yard kickoff and shows range to hit FGs from 50+.
16. Connor Cox – Kicker/Punter, Illinois.
At the Indiana Kicking Camp in June 2019, Connor was right down the middle on FGs, going 12/14 with long of 47, while kicking off the ground.
17. Ashton Lyon – Kicker, Iowa.
Smooth and athletic lefty kicker who put field goals down the middle of the goal post with ease – going 11/12 on field goals with long of 45, while averaging 55.75 yards per kickoff.
18. Connor Stuchal – Kicker, Ohio
Averaged impressive 59.50 yards per kickoff at the Ohio Kicking Camp in December 2019.
Top Prospects – Recent Archives
Top Prospects - Class of 2020
|Jack Olsen||Kicker/Punter (IL)||COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN STATE. Powerful, Consistent. Proven in games. Possibly best kicker in the country.|
|Kai Kroeger||Punter/Kicker (IL)||COMMITTED TO SOUTH CAROLINA. Tall punter with exceptional mechanics and motivation. One of the best in the country.|
|Damian Chowaniec||Kicker (IL)||Crazy consistent. Does not miss field goals inside 52 yards. Will gain distance with added strength.|
|Will Gustafson||Kicker (MI)||Exceptionally consistent on FGs with 60 yard range.|
|Jacob Schultz||Kicker (IL)||55+ yard FG range off the ground. Kickoffs in upper 60s. Nice leg snap. Lots of potential.|
|Moritz Preuss||Kicker (MI)||Kicker prospect with excellent consistency and leg strength. 66.25 yard kickoff avg. and 52 yard longest FG off the ground in July 2019.|
|Alex Brots||Kicker (IL)||Good frame. Fast leg snap with soccer background. Great punting skills. Hits a nice ball with range of 50+.|
|Kaleb Kindsvatter||Kicker (MI)||Kicker with a very fast leg snap. He has been putting kickoffs in the end zone since 8th grade.|
|Kyle DeRemer||Punter (OH)||Great hands and mechanics. Solid foot to ball contact on most punts. Best punts in 4.8 sec. range.|
|Nico Goodwin||Kicker/Punter (IL)||Hits a nice field goal rotation off the ground with range of 55 yards. Keeps getting stronger and better quickly.|
|Dae-Cheon Pippin||Kicker (IL)||Smooth mechanics. Kickoffs near 60 yards. 52 yard FG range off the ground.|
|Cam Creechan||Kicker/Punter (Canada)||Consistent in all three skills. Long FG: 52 off the ground, 63 yard kickoff avg., 42 yards per punt with 4+ sec. hang times.|
|Mitchell Hooker||Kicker (MI)||Experienced kicker. Kickoffs in mid 60s. FGs in low 50s off the ground.|
|Adrian Herrera||Kicker (IL)||61 yard kickoff average and long 52 yard FG off a 1 inch block. Recent convert from soccer.|
|Cole Riebe||Kicker/Punter (IL)||Experienced kicker/punter. 60+ yard kickoffs. Turns over punts consistently|
|Riley Moore||Kicker/Punter (MI)||Solid combo in all three skills. Improving rapidly. HUDL - https://www.hudl.com/video/3/12650170/5d9a59602ab0b9037041c10c|
|Justin Hagler||Kicker (OH)||Tall kicker. Ball jumps on his foot. Kickoffs in 60s. 50+ yard FG range.|
|Brooks Curran||Kicker (OH)||Averaged 60 yards on kickoffs and went 12/13 on FGs with long 52 before junior season.|
|Cade Gold||Kicker (IL)||55 yard FG range off a 1-inch block. Kickoffs in mid 50s.|
|Conner Halla||Kicker/Punter (IL)||Averaged 61 yards per kickoff and 40 yards per punt with 4.2+ sec. hang times in July 2019.|
|Levi Rohr||Kicker (IA)||Powerful and raw kicker. Has range to hit from mid 50s off the ground.|
|Blake Turano||Kicker (OH)||Shows ability to hit 50 yard FGs and 60 yard kickoffs.|
|Seth Russ||Kicker/Punter (MI)||Athletic soccer player convert. 60.75 yard kickoff average.|
Adam Culp – COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN
Sam Webster – COMMITTED TO DAYTON
Pierson Cooke – COMMITTED TO VANDEBUILT
Nick Mihalic – COMMITTED TO WESTERN MICHIGAN
Matt Trickett – COMMITTED TO KENT STATE
Eric Zeboor – COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN TECH
Ben VonGunten – COMMITTED TO INDIANA WESLEYAN
Evan Morris – COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Jared Scheberl – COMMITTED TO WISCONSIN – PLATEVILLE
Evan Finnegan – COMMITTED TO BUFFALLO UNIVERSITY
James Hayden – COMMITTED TO NW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
Moritz Preuss – COMMITTED TO MADONNA UNIVERSITY
Parker Blust – COMMITTED TO NORTHWOOD
Daniel Riser – COMMITTED TO NORTHERN MICHIGAN
Jack Shannon – COMMITTED TO HILLSDALE
Matt Trickett – COMMITTED TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Nicolai Gualdoni – COMMITTED TO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Jeremy Wiersema – COMMITTED TO GRAND VALLEY STATE
Jacob Borcilla – COMMITTED TO KANSAS
Cody Fick – COMMITTED TO MOUNT UNION
Craig Zies – COMMITTED TO MUSKINGUM UNIVERSITY
Chase Dinan – COMMITTED TO ASHLAND UNIVERSITY
Michael Farkas – COMMITTED TO OHIO UNIVERSITY
Dalton Neitzel – COMMITTED TO OHIO NORTHERN
Logan Escher – COMMITTED TO WALDORF UNIVERSITY
Jed Quackenbush – COMMITTED TO OHIO DOMINICAN
Branden Steckel – COMMITTED TO HEIDELBERG
Zach Potter – COMMITTED TO ARMY
Erik Henderson – COMMITTED TO ASHLAND
Zach Lichosik – COMMITTED TO UNIV. OF WISCONSIN- WHITEWATER
Terrhyn Jacoby – COMMITTED TO WARTBURG COLLEGE
Jermaine Roemer – COMMITTED TO FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
Lucas Karwal – COMMITTED TO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO
Justin Smith – COMMITTED TO MALONE COLLEGE
David Orlando – COMMITTED TO TIFFIN