Draft Prospects Series: Specialists

The Raiders.com 2010 Draft Prospects series wraps up with a look at the Specialists who were invited to participate in the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine which wrapped up at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on March 2nd. *Photos courtesy of the respective player's university or college.

Punters

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Brent Bowden | P | 6'2" | 203 pounds | Virginia Tech**

Bowden played in 41 career games for the Hokies, punted 214 times averaging 42.16 yards per punt. In 2009, he played in every game of the season, punted 57 times and averaged 43.77 yards per punt.

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Matt Dodge | P | 6'1" | 217 pounds | East Carolina**

Played in 41 career games with the Pirates, punted 220 times and averaged 43.56 yards per boot. In 2009, Dodge played in all 14 games, punted 67 times and averaged 45.81 yards per punt.

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Robert Malone | P | 6'2" | 231 pounds | Fresno State**

Malone played in 47 career games for the Bulldogs, punted 119 times and averaged 42.59 yards per punt. In 2009, he played in every game of the season, punted 43 times and averaged 42.59 per boot.

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Zoltan Mesko | P | 6'4" | 235 pounds | Michigan**

Played in 49 career games with the Wolverines, punted 252 times and averaged 42.47 yards per boot. In 2009, Mesko played in every game of the season, punted 52 times and averaged 44.46 yards per punt.

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Scott Ravanesi | P | 6'0" | 197 pounds | Southern Illinois**

Ravanesi played in 50 career games for the Salukis, punted 191 times and averaged 42.56 yards per punt. In 2009, he played in all 13 games of the season, punted 54 times and averaged 42.37 per boot.

Kickers

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Aaron Pettrey | K | 6'0" | 181 pounds | Ohio State**

Pettrey played in 40 career games for the Buckeyes, scored 176 points, made 29 of 39 field goal attempts (74.36%). In 2009, he missed 3 games of the season, scored 72 points and made 14 of 20 field goal attempts (70%).

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Brett Swenson | K | 5'8" | 176 pounds | Michigan State**

Swenson, a semifinalist for the Lou Garza Award, played in 51 career games for the Spartans, scored 377 points, made 71 of 91 field goal attempts (78.02%). In 2009, he played in every game of the season, scored 101 points and made 19 of 22 field goal attempts (86.37%).

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Leigh Tiffin | K | 6'0" | 198 pounds | Alabama**

Tiffin, a semifinalist for the Lou Garza Award and the nation leader in field goals, played in 46 career games with the Crimson Tide, scored 385 points, made 83 of 111 field goal attempts (74.77%). In 2009, he played in every game of the season, scored 132 points and made 30 of 35 field goal attempts (85.71%).

Specialists

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Clint Gresham | SN| 6'3" | 235 pounds | Texas Christian**

Gresham played in 38 career games for the Frogs as a long and short snapper and made seven total solo tackles. In 2009, he played in every game and logged 3 solo tackles.

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Trindon Holliday | RS| 5'5" | 161 pounds | Louisiana State**

Holliday played in 51 career games at LSU as a returning snapper. He made 43 punt returns for 647 yards (averaging 15 yards per punt return) and 73 kickoff returns for 1806 yards (averaging 24.7 yards per kickoff return). In 2009, he led the SEC in punt returns, making 20 punt returns for 362 yards (18.1 yards average) and 22 kickoffs for 537 yards.

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