National kicking expert Chris Sailer and long snapping expert Chris Rubio recently hosted the 6th Annual National Kicking and Snapping Event.
The event on Jan. 12-13 in Las Vegas attracted more than 450 of the top high school and junior college kickers, punters and long snappers. Spread out from more than 40 states and three countries, the event has become one of the biggest showcases for special teams talent in the nation.
"This was the most talent ever assembled for one kicking camp at one location," Sailer said.
"The participants had the opportunity to learn from a highly regarded staff and gain valuable experience on the field."
The next big camp is the 6th Annual National Kicking & Snapping Spring Event May 17-18 in Las Vegas. But form the event in January, an elite group of seniors and underclassmen emerged. Here are the results and Sailer and Rubio's top 12 from the event.
Top 12 Senior/Junior College (Kickers/Punters) Jeff Locke Mountain Ridge H.S. (AZ) - Committed to UCLA (Punter/Kicker) Kyle Martens Spearfish H.S. (SD) - Committed to Rice (Punter) Bradley Nortman Brookfield Central H.S. (WI) - Committed to Wisconsin (Punter) Quinn Sharp Mansfield Summitt H.S. (TX) - Committed to Oklahoma State (Kicker) Jon Teague Fred T. Foard H.S. (NC) - Committed to Navy (Kicker/Punter) Blair Walsh Cardinal Gibbons H.S. (FL) - Committed to Georgia (Kicker) Tress Way Tulsa Union H.S. (OK) - Committed to Oklahoma (Kicker/Punter) Carson Wiggs South Grand Prairie H.S. (TX) - Committed to Purdue (Kicker) Daniel Zyclinski King H.S. (FL) - Committed to Stanford (Punter) Nico Grasu Moorpark JC (CA) - Committed to Washington State (Kicker) Will Mahan Bakersfield JC (CA) - (Punter) Alonso Rojas Miami Dade JC (FL) - Committed to Kansas (Punter)
Top 12 Senior/JC (Long Snappers) Aaron Brewer Troy H.S. (CA) Committed to San Diego state Matt Rios North Canyon H.S. (AZ) Committed to Cal Zach Taylor Blinn JC (TX) Committed to Oregon Jason Bertoni Santa Monica JC (CA) Mike Zupancic Trabuco Hills H.S. (CA) Committed to Eastern Michigan Jeff Palmer Santa Margarita H.S. (CA) Committed to USC (walk-on) Scott Albritton Santa Barbara JC (CA) Committed Colorado State David Casper Monte Vista H.S. (CA) Committed to Stanford (walk-on) Carson Tinker Riverdale H.S. (TN) Brandon Gabbard Mountain Ridge H.S. (AZ) Louie Capra Joliet JC (IL) Sean Flaherty Loveland H.S. (OH)