Zane Gonzalez NFL Draft Profile
Zane Gonzalez-K-Arizona State
Size: 6’0 202lbs
- Powerful leg
- Deep accuracy
- Work ethic
Analysis: Zane Gonzalez finished his career at Arizona State as the FBS record holder for most field goals made with 96 (previous record of 88 held by Dustin Hopkins from Florida State) out of 116 attempts, an 83 percent clip. He won first-team All-American and All-Pac-12 recognition as a senior by connecting on 23-of-25 field goal attempts, including seven-of-nine kicks from over 50 yards (his previous long was 49 yards). He has a powerful lower body and gets good trajectory on long-distance kicks. Has continued to add size and leg strength. Nailed 13 or 15 kicks of 40-plus yards this season including seven of nine from 50-plus. Kicks have desired end over end rotation. Finished career as the 24th most accurate kicker in FBS history.
- Issues in follow through
- Short-legs shorter kicks
- Kick-off hang time below average
Analysis: Zane Gonzalez uses an altered follow through for shorter kicks. Tends to short-leg shorter kicks, causing some inconsistencies with his accuracy. Takes questionable angles in his pursuit of kick returners. Has allowed three kick returns for touchdowns over last two seasons. Kickoff hang-time was slightly below average.
NFL Comparison: Mike Nugent
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