2018 Senior Bowl Preview: Special Teams | Cover32
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By RYAN DUNBAR

The Senior Bowl week has begun, the final time for these prospects to duke it out on the field before the draft. A lot of hope for these players rests not only in their performance in the game and during the week in practice, but also off the field in the interview portion. To help get ready for the week, I am doing a rundown of every player who is going to be in Mobile, Alabama. The players I am showcasing in these next 4 articles are based on the official rosters as of January 19, 2018. This article will be about the specialists for the both teams. The game is on January 27, 2018.

South Specialists:

JK Scott, Punter (Alabama): The best punter in the draft class is Alabama’s JK Scott. Scott has an incredible boot and great hang time on his punts. He also understands directional punting, and when to let off some power to down the ball inside the 20. Scott also handled kickoff duties his final season, averaging 63 yards and 45 touchbacks on 99 kicks. Scott should be drafted, but it’s hard to project specialists, and it’s harder to project punters than kickers, but don’t be surprised if Scott goes in the early to mid-4th...



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