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2013 Draft Prospects: Specialists

Posted Apr 15, 2013

The Raiders.com Draft Prospects series concludes with a look at the specialists who were invited to the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine.

We conclude the 2013 edition of the Raiders.com Draft Prospects series with a look at the specialists who were invited to participate in the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. *Photos courtesy of the respective player's university or college.

PUNTERS

Ryan Allen | 6’1” | 229 pounds | Louisiana Tech
In 37 games at Louisiana Tech, Allen punted 188 times for 8,437 yards (44.9 avg) and completed two passes on two attempts for 15 yards. In 2012, Allen launched 45 punts for 2,162 yards (48.0 avg) and completed one pass for seven yards.

Dylan Breeding | 6’1” | 213 pounds | Arkansas
Breeding played in 49 games at Arkansas and punted 219 times for 9,387 yards (42.9 avg). In 2012, Breeding punted 53 times for 2,416 yards (45.6 avg).

Bobby Cowan | 6’4” | 219 pounds | Idaho
In 50 games at Idaho, Cowan punted 249 times for 11,570 yards (46.5 avg) and completed one pass for 64 yards. In 2012, Cowan punted 70 times for 3,018 yards (43.1 avg) and completed his one pass.

Alex Dunnachie | 6’3” | 217 pounds | Hawaii
Dunnachie played in 49 games at Hawaii and punted 199 times for 8,364 yards (42.0 avg). In 2012, Dunnachie punted 49 times for 2,262 yards (46.2 avg).

Josh Hubner | 6’4” | 232 pounds | Arizona State
In 26 games at Arizona State, Hubner punted 114 times for 5,013 yards (44.0 avg). In 2012, Hubner punted 52 times for 2,451 yards (47.1 avg).

Scott Kovanda | 6’2” | 207 pounds | Ball State
Kovanda played four years at Ball State and punted 229 times for 9,381 yards (41.0 avg). In 2012, Kovanda punted 47 times for 1,892 yards (40.3 avg).

Jeff Locke | 6’0” | 209 pounds | UCLA
In 54 games at UCLA, Locke punted 275 times for 12,163 yards (44.3 avg) and made two of three field goal attempts. In 2012, Locke punted 77 times for 3,337 yards (43.3 avg).

Brad Wing | 6’2” | 205 pounds | Louisiana State
Wing played in 24 games at LSU and punted 118 times for 5,261 yards (44.6 avg) and rushed once for 44 yards. In 2012, Wing punted 59 times for 2,643 yards (44.8 avg).


KICKERS

Anthony Cantele | 5’10” | 180 pounds | Kansas State
In 39 games at Kansas State, Cantele made 37 of 48 field goal attempts, made 118 of 120 PATs and scored a 3-yard rushing TD for a total of 235 points. In 2012, Cantele made 19 of 23 field goal attempts and 64 of 64 PATs for 121 points.

Dustin Hopkins | 6’2” | 193 pounds | Florida State
Hopkins played in 54 games at Florida State and made 88 of 112 field goal attempts and 202 of 207 PATs for 466 points. In 2012, Hopkins made 25 of 30 field goals and 65 of 66 PATs for 140 points.

Brett Maher | 6’0” | 186 pounds | Nebraska
In 51 games at Nebraska, Maher made 39 of 50 field goal attempts and 102 of 103 PATs for 219 points, while also punting 120 times for 5,178 yards (43.2 avg). In 2012, Maher made 20 of 27 field goal attempts and 59 of 59 PATs for 119 points and punted 61 times for 2,552 yards (41.8 avg).

Quinn Sharp | 6’1” | 189 pounds | Oklahoma State
Sharp played in 51 games at Oklahoma State and made 50 of 59 field goals and 151 of 152 PATs for 301 points and punted 204 times for 9,361 yards (45.9 avg). He also rushed once for 23 yards and recorded 11 tackles (10 solo). In 2012, Sharp made 28 of 34 field goals and 72 of 72 PATs for 156 yards and punted 44 times for 2,036 yards (46.3 avg).

Caleb Sturgis | 5’10” | 188 pounds | Florida
In 57 games at Florida, Sturgis made 70 of 88 field goal attempts and 130 of 136 PATs for 340 points and also recorded 10 tackles (six solo). In 2012, Sturgis made 24 of 28 field goals and 34 of 35 PATs for 106 points.

LONG SNAPPER

Luke Ingram | 6’5” | 258 pounds | Hawaii
Ingram played in 50 games at Hawaii, starting all of them, and recorded five tackles (four solo). He snapped every PAT, field goal and punt attempt during his career. In 2012, Ingram was named Hawaii’s special teams player of the year.