Scouting Report: Hunter Lawrence

Written by Will Spencer on February 23, 2010



Hunter Lawrence


Position: K School: Texas
Height: 6’0" Weight: 187 lbs
Class: Senior 40 time:

Overall Grade:

4.75

Draft Projection:

UDFA


Kicker Specific Categories


Category

Max. Value

Grade

Kick Power 7 5.5
Kick Accuracy 7 5.50
Kickoffs 4 3.25



Explanation of Player Grading System


Strengths

Above average accuracy. Missed only 2 field goals and no extra points in his junior season. Only missed 2 field goals below 40 yards. Does a nice job with kickoffs with ability to make directional kicks.

Weaknesses

Has never made a field goal of over 50 yards (0-1). Kicking power is only average for college and below average at the NFL level.

Analysis

Will probably not be drafted but will get several calls by NFL teams to have the chance to compete. Accurate short range kicker that could be a nice fill-in guy at the next level.

Experience

Appeared in 45 games at Texas. Handled kickoff duties in 7 games as a freshman and all 12 games as a sophomore. Was starting place kicker as a junior and senior.

Awards and Honors

2009: Lou Groza Award semifinalist. Third-team All-American by The Associated Press. Honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press and league’s coaches.
2008: second-team All-Big 12 by the league’s coaches and honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press.
2007: Second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
2006: n/a

Academics

Government major at Texas. 2nd team All-Big 12 in 2007.

Injuries

No injury history.


Career Stats
Year FGM FGA % Long XPM XPA Points
2009 24 27 88.9 49 61 62 133
2008 10 12 83.3 46 60 60 90





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Will Spencer

Will is the founder and President of Draft Breakdown & has been scouting draft prospects since 2002. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including the USA Today Draft Preview Magazine, the official website of the Baltimore Ravens, Ravens Insider and The Orange and Brown Report. Will has previous playing experience as a defensive end in the AFA, is currently a member of the Football Writers Association of America and graduated from the SMWW Football Scouting course in 2009. See all posts by Will Spencer.