ST. LOUIS New Rams coach Jeff Fisher doesnt remember ever drafting a kicker in his near 30-year career as an NFL coach.
I dont believe I have, Fisher said.
Must say something about how he and the Rams feel about Greg Zuerlein.
The Rams drafted Zuerlein out of Missouri Western with the first pick of the sixth round (No. 171 overall) in the recent NFL Draft, making him the first kicker from a non-BCS school to be drafted since Stephen Gostkowski of Memphis went to the New England Patriots in the fourth round in 2006.
And while he may come from a small school, he apparently has quite the leg. Zuerlein was a perfect nine-for-nine on field-goal attempts from beyond 50 yards last season, twice hitting them from 58 yards. He was named a NCAA Division II All-American after making a Division-II record 21 straight field goals and leading the nation with 2.3 field goals per game.
Asked what they liked about Zuerlein, Fisher pointed to his productive college statistics and a pair of work...