Georgia Recruiting: In-State Kicker Likes the Bulldogs, But Will They Offer?

The Georgia Bulldogs have done a fairly decent job of finding good legs for special teams, wouldn’t you say? Guys like Billy Bennett, Drew Butler, and Marshall Morgan have all found great success in a red and black uniform. That…Read more →
Via The Lady Sportswriter
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs: Kirk Olivadotti Talks Special Teams and James Deloach

Here’s the thing, if Georgia is going to assert themselves in games this season, they are going to have to do a better job of covering punts and kickoffs. Last year they gave up far too many big plays and way too much field position simply by allowing a guy to run it back 30-, 40-, or 50-yards on a punt or kickoff—that cannot happen this season. I suspect, from what I’ve read...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers sign 12 undrafted free agents

Scott Brown is reporting that the Steelers have signed 12 undrafted free agents.  The team brought in 2 special teams players.  They also brought in 6 defensive guys and 4 players on offense.  Here is the list of guys the team added. Undrafted Free Agents: Brandon Lindsey- OLB Pitt Connor Dixon- WR Duquesne Drew Butler- P Georgia Terry Carter- CB Louisiana Tech Desmond Stapleton...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers select Wisconsin P Nortman in 6th round

The Panthers have selected punter Brad Nortman from Wisconsin with the 207th pick in the sixth round of the NFL draft. It's the first time the Panthers have drafted a punter. Nortman is the only punter on the roster after the Panthers released veteran Jason Baker in a salary cap move. Nortman, who averaged 42.1 yards per punt at Wisconsin and placed 19 punts inside the 20...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Former Georgia Punter Drew Butler Gets a Little Help from Dad

Former Georgia Bulldog All-American punter, Drew Butler, will be waiting to hear his name called in this year’s NFL Draft. Butler, like his famous father before him, drew raves as he punted his way into the hearts of Georgia Bulldog fans everywhere and made a name for himself as one of the all-time greats at his position thus far. Now, he’s moving on to the pro ranks where, hopefully...
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April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Interactive Mock Draft – With the 21st pick, The Bengals select…

Pick twenty is classic, pick twenty-one is fresh. Get all of look of the whole schedule and previously selected players here.   Last three picks   18. Drew Butler, P, Georgia 19. Dont’a Hightower, LB, Alabama 20. Michael Brockers, DT, LSU   Today’s GM is Crushsg With the twenty-first pick of 2012 Interactive Mock Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select… 20. Dre Kirkpatrick...
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April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Interactive Mock Draft – With the 20th pick, The Titans select…

Pick nineteenth is classic, pick twentieth is fresh. Get all of look of the whole schedule and previously selected players here.   Last three picks   17.  Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State 18.  Drew Butler, P, Georgia 19.  Dont’a Hightower, LB, Alabama   Today’s GM is Andrew Strickert of TotalTitans.com With the twentieth pick of 2012 Interactive Mock Draft...
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April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Interactive Mock Draft – With the 19th pick, Da Bears select…

Pick eighteen was so three hours ago, pick nineteenth is now. Get all of look of the whole schedule and previously selected players here.   Last three picks   16.  Courtney Upshaw, OLB/DE, Alabama 17.  Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State 18.  Drew Butler, P, Georgia   Today’s GM is Louie With the nineteenth pick of 2012 Interactive Mock Draft, the San Diego Chargers...
Via BroncoTalk
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Who should the Titans pick in this mock draft?

I've been invited by the Denver Broncos blog BroncoTalk.net to participate in their mock draft by making the pick for the Tennessee Titans.  I'd like to ask you, our readers here on Total Titans, for your help in making that selection. 18 picks have now been made and our pick is due Friday.  One of the Broncos fans just had a little fun, making a frivolous pick for the...
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April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Interactive Mock Draft – With the 18th pick, the Chargers select…

Pick seventeen was so three hours ago, pick eighteen is now. Get all of look of the whole schedule and previously selected players here.   Last three picks   15.  Luke Kuelchy, LB, Boston College 16.  Courtney Upshaw, OLB/DE, Alabama 17.  Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State   Today’s GM is Bronco Talk’s very own Monty With the eighteenth pick of 2012 Interactive...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft Kicker/Punter Rankings

Check out which teams have shown interest in certain players at my NFL Draft Team Interests List K: Blair Walsh K, Georgia Randy Bullock K, Texas A&M P: Bryan Anger P, California Drew Butler P, Georgia
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL COMBINE: Q&A with UGA’s Drew Butler

Drew Butler (D. Orlando Ledbetter/Dledbetter@ajc.com) INDIANAPOLIS – Here’s a Q&A with former Georgia punter Drew Butler. Q: What’s your approach to the NFL scouting combine? A: I’m not necessarily looking at this week as a make or break opportunity. Fortunately, for myself, I’ve built a pretty good foundation and that’s what has gotten me to this point. I just want...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Butler: Combine Not "Make or Break"

INDIANAPOLIS – Only 32 people in the world get to do the job Drew Butler wants, but the former Georgia punter is not spooked by the scarcity.
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Draft K/Ps

Draft Central > K/Ps QBs * RBs * WRs * TEs * OTs * OGs/Cs * DEs * DTs * LBs * CBs * Ss * K/Ps Pos Rank Comp Player Pos School Class Ht. Wt. Round 1 167 Bryan Anger P California rSr 6-4 202 5-6 2 227 Drew Butler P Georgia rSr 6-1 199 6-7 1 248 Blair Walsh K Georgia Sr 5-09 186 7 2 268 Carson Wiggs K Purdue...
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February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Butler Q&A

University of Georgia punter Drew Butler had a strong Senior Bowl performance. Punting for the South team, Butler averaged 50.5 yards on four kicks. That included a long of 56 yards with one touchback.
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February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs: Special Teams Could Be The Ultimate X-Factor in 2012

Blair Walsh endured a forgettable 2011 The one aspect of the 2012 season that isn't getting much rotation is the fact that Georgia will enter the year with an unproven punter, kicker, or return specialist. Some (myself included) have already factored in guys like Branden Smith—as well as other players like Malcolm Mitchell and Damian Swann—as possibilities for the...
Via The Lady Sportswriter
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

SEC East signing day needs

Got talent? Here is a breakdown of where your favorite college football team stands going into National Signing Day on Wednesday, according to Scout.com (Rankings based on Scout's preseason team rankings within the conference). 1. Georgia (10-4) What's Needed Now: Patience for last year's class to mature. No one helped themselves more than Georgia last year with terrific...
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January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia’s not-so-special special teams

If we can step away from Bobofest ’11 for a minute, there’s an area of the team that deserves more scrutiny than it’s getting. Going into the season, Georgia’s special teams were expected to be a team strength.  Several pundits described them as the best in the nation – and why not?  Blair Walsh and Drew Butler had already received awards for their kicking prowess. ...
Via Get The Picture
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Army LB Rodriguez wins scholar-athlete award

Army linebacker Andrew Rodriguez is the winner of the William V. Campbell Trophy as the nation's top senior scholar-athlete in college football. Rodriguez receives a $25,000 post-graduate scholarship for the National Football Foundation, which presented the senior mechanical engineering major the trophy Tuesday night at its awards banquet at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The 15...
Via Fox Sports
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Back in the saddle again

… or at least on the right side of New Year’s Day again. “When we went to the Sugar Bowl in 2007, we thought we should have been going to the national championship, to the Rose Bowl,” Georgia senior punter Drew Butler said recently. “I don’t want to say we were upset with it, but we thought we deserved better. Then you go to the Capital One Bowl the next year and you...
Via Get The Picture
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Checking out the “double positives” in Georgia’s season

At the risk of incurring further gentle chiding from Michael Elkon, I wanted to take one more look at a subject I explored last week in this post about what Iowa State’s offensive coordinator calls the “double positive” – winning the turnover margin and explosive plays stats – and how that might relate to Georgia’s current surge/streak/extended period of loss-avoidance...
Via Get The Picture
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

QB Cousins among scholar-athlete award recipients

Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins is one of 16 recipients of the National Football Foundation's scholar-athlete awards. The honorees - who win $18,000 postgraduate scholarships - also comprise the list of finalists for the 2011 William V. Campbell Trophy, which recognizes the top scholar-athlete in the nation. The NFF and College Hall of Fame announced the recipients...
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October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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