Top Prospects

TOP PROSPECTS

Class of 2021 Top Prospects

*Scroll down the page for the Class of 2022 Top Prospects

*After the completion of our Invitational Event, Top Kicker In America, we will use the results and observations to continue to update this page daily with new order, new prospects and new videos.

 

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

College level performer in all three skills. Good mechanics, excellent power. Focused and impressive. Division 1 scholarship level kicker/punter. HUDL . CAMP PUNT VIDEO

 

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 2020HUDL

 

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

Fast improving young kicker. Great mechanics. 50+ yard range off the ground in July 2020. SKILLS VIDEO from TKIA 2019. HUDL.

 

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

AthletePosition (State)Overview
Jack OlsenKicker/Punter (IL)COMMITTED TO MICHIGAN STATE. Powerful, Consistent. Proven in games. Possibly best kicker in the country.
Kai KroegerPunter/Kicker (IL)COMMITTED TO SOUTH CAROLINA. Tall punter with exceptional mechanics and motivation. One of the best in the country.
Damian ChowaniecKicker (IL)Crazy consistent. Does not miss field goals inside 52 yards. Will gain distance with added strength.
Will GustafsonKicker (MI)Exceptionally consistent on FGs with 60 yard range.
Jacob SchultzKicker (IL)55+ yard FG range off the ground. Kickoffs in upper 60s. Nice leg snap. Lots of potential.
Moritz PreussKicker (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 BrotsKicker (IL)Good frame. Fast leg snap with soccer background. Great punting skills. Hits a nice ball with range of 50+.
Kaleb KindsvatterKicker (MI)Kicker with a very fast leg snap. He has been putting kickoffs in the end zone since 8th grade.
Kyle DeRemerPunter (OH)Great hands and mechanics. Solid foot to ball contact on most punts. Best punts in 4.8 sec. range.
Nico GoodwinKicker/Punter (IL)Hits a nice field goal rotation off the ground with range of 55 yards. Keeps getting stronger and better quickly.
Dae-Cheon PippinKicker (IL)Smooth mechanics. Kickoffs near 60 yards. 52 yard FG range off the ground.
Cam CreechanKicker/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 HookerKicker (MI)Experienced kicker. Kickoffs in mid 60s. FGs in low 50s off the ground.
Adrian HerreraKicker (IL)61 yard kickoff average and long 52 yard FG off a 1 inch block. Recent convert from soccer.
Cole RiebeKicker/Punter (IL)Experienced kicker/punter. 60+ yard kickoffs. Turns over punts consistently
Riley MooreKicker/Punter (MI)Solid combo in all three skills. Improving rapidly. HUDL - https://www.hudl.com/video/3/12650170/5d9a59602ab0b9037041c10c
Justin HaglerKicker (OH)Tall kicker. Ball jumps on his foot. Kickoffs in 60s. 50+ yard FG range.
Brooks CurranKicker (OH)Averaged 60 yards on kickoffs and went 12/13 on FGs with long 52 before junior season.
Cade GoldKicker (IL)55 yard FG range off a 1-inch block. Kickoffs in mid 50s.
Conner HallaKicker/Punter (IL)Averaged 61 yards per kickoff and 40 yards per punt with 4.2+ sec. hang times in July 2019.
Levi RohrKicker (IA)Powerful and raw kicker. Has range to hit from mid 50s off the ground.
Blake TuranoKicker (OH)Shows ability to hit 50 yard FGs and 60 yard kickoffs.
Seth RussKicker/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