Meet the 2013 “TOP 12”

Chris Sailer Kicking – 2013 “TOP 12” Lists Announced

The 11th Annual National Kicking Event – Sponsored by Nike in Las Vegas, NV took pace January 19-20, 2013.  Nearly 500 specialists from across the nation and other countries participated in what is regarded by college coaches as the biggest exposure event in the world.  The best of the best from every state and other countries work year round for the opportunity to compete at the highest level in Las Vegas.  Making the “TOP 12” is the ultimate goal.

Before we announce this year’s “TOP 12”, take a look at the history of the “TOP 12” and one standout from each year since the Vegas camp was born in 2003 as the very first national exposure camp of its type.

2003 – Taylor Mehlhaff – Drafted in the 6th Round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints
2004 – Ryan Succop – Current Kansas City Chiefs Kicker (4 Year Starter)
2005 – Dan Bailey – Current Dallas Cowboys Kicker (2 Year Starter)
2006 – Kai Forbath – Current Washington Redskins Kicker
2007 – Bryan Anger – Current Jacksonville Jaguars Punter (Drafted int the 3rd Round)
2008 – Blair Walsh – Current Minnesota Vikings Kicker (NFL All-Pro as a Rookie)
2009 – Cody Parkey – Current Auburn Kicker.  Regarded as the #1 NFL Prospect coming into 2013 season
2010 – Andre Heidari – Current Kicker at USC.  Freshman All-American
2011 – Ross Martin – Current Duke Kicker.  Freshman All-American
2012 – Michael Geiger – Committed to Michigan State.  #1 Kicker in the Nation
2013 – ? (See Below)

2013 “TOP 12” Underclassmen (In Alphabetical Order)
Logan Cooke (2014 MS)
Corbin Daly (2014 NC)
Mick Ellis (2014 TX)
Rafael Gaglianone (2014 TN)
Cameron Gamble (2014 TX)
Freeman Jones (2014 NC)
Michael Knoll (2014 OH)
Hayden Lekacz (2014 IL)
Aaron Medley (2014 TN)
JK Scott (2014 CO)
Matt Stewart (2014 CA)
Gary Wunderlich (2014 TN)

2013 “TOP 12” Senior / Junior College / Transfer (In Alphabetical Order)
Joey Cejudo (JC CA)
Elliott Fry (2013 TX)
Andrew Gantz (2013 OH)
Diego Gonzales (2013 Mexico)
Ruben Guzman (JC CA)
Adrian Lamothe (2013 Mexico)
Nick Marsh (TR UT)
Manuel Meza (JC CA)
Nicholas O’Toole (JC CA)
Osborn Umeh (JC CA)
Cody Wicker (2013 TX)
Brent Zuzo (2013 MI)

What does the future hold for these talented athletes.  Where will they play in college?  Will they play in the NFL?  Time will tell.