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How many kickers were drafted in the first round?
Last Updated: 29th September, 2021
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People also ask, what kickers were drafted in the first round?
He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders 17thoverall in the 2000 NFL draft, only the third time akicker was taken in the first round.
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17|
|Oakland Raiders (2000–2017) Seattle Seahawks(2018)|
Subsequently, question is, are kickers ever drafted? Since 2000, just 16 kickers have been taken inthe fifth round or higher, led by Sebastian Janikowski, taken 17thoverall in 2000. But then we broke it down further, looking atkickers who were drafted out of college versuskickers who were signed as free agents.
Beside above, has any punter ever been drafted in the first round?
Guy was a unanimous All-American selection in 1972 as asenior at the University of Southern Mississippi, and was thefirst pure punter ever to be drafted in the firstround of the NFL Draft, when the Oakland Raidersselected him with the 23rd overall pick in1973.
What is the earliest a punter has been drafted?
Anger was selected in the third round, 70th overall, inthe 2012 NFL Draft, becoming the highest draftedpunter since Todd Sauerbrun was drafted 56th overall in1995, and the first punter drafted by the Jaguars since2007. A day later on April 29, the Jaguars cut punters NickHarris and Spencer Lanning.