In 2012 Johnny Hekker from Oregon State University and 4 time PRO Bowler attended this same combine to get NFL exposure and signed a Free Agent contract with the Rams after his Draft.
Also, in 2013 Sam Martin was drafted by the Lions. In 2013 Tress Way (Redskins), 2015 Matt Darr (Dolphins) and 2017 Rigoberto Sanchez (Colts) all signed Free Agent contracts after their drafts. Also, this years PRO Bowl kicker Aldrick Rosas (Giants) attended the 2016 College Senior Combine.
|Specialists that made NFL or CFL Rosters after attending CSC|
Coach Zauner's Programs are designed to be 'A Specialist Path to PRO Football' ® I believe with Jamie's hard work and talent, he will achieve his goal of playing in the NFL like many of the names I mentioned above.This year Jamie Gillan (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Punter), Matthew Orzech (Azusa Pacific Snapper) and Ian Berryman (Western Carolina University Punter) where three specialists from smaller Universities that got the NFL Exposure they wanted, needed and deserved.
|Jamie Gillan at Coach Zauner's 2019 College Senior Combine|
I first met Jamie Gillan at Coach Zauner's 2019 College Senior Combine which was held February 22-24 in Gilbert, Arizona. Over the last couple of months of getting to know him even better, all I can say is "What A Nice Young Man and very talented punting specialist".
Every year I run two combines, the College Senior and Free Agent Combines for specialists to show case their skills and get exposure to NFL and CFL Teams. Jamie had an excellent showing at my 10th Annual College Senior Combine.
|Jamie Gillan Wins Punting Competition at 2019 College Senior Combine|
The format for the College Senior Combine is for the specialists to come and compete against the best graduating senior specialists NOT invited to the NFL Combine and to hopefully get Coach Zauner's recommendation as an 1A NFL Prospect.
Jamie definitely showed me that he had NFL potential and was ranked as a 1A NFL Prospect along with 13 other graduating seniors.
|Jamie Gillan Show His Ability to Also Kick Field Goal at College Senior Combine|
I believe what helped Jamie and all the other NFL prospects recommended get maximum exposure to NFL Teams was their workout videos were hand delivered or given to all the NFL Special Teams Coordinators, Assistant Special Teams Coaches, Directors of PRO Personnel and NFL Scouts attending the Free Agent Combine March 10-12, 2019 also in Gilbert, Arizona.
Not only was their workout videos given to the NFL Teams in attendance but I also talked about each specialists. I mentioned that Jamie the (Scottish Hammer) was a real sleeper in the draft and if you didn't know about this young man you need to check out his combine video. He had more 5+ second hang time punts over the three day event than any other punter ever attending any previous combines.
|Jamie Gillan Kicking Off at 2019 College Senior Combine|
A couple of NFL Special Teams Coordinators called me about several players but Jamie's name was mentioned a lot! Prior to the NFL Draft several teams went to Arkansas and did private workouts with Jamie.
In 2018 Coach Zauner's College Senior and Free Agent Combines and ONE on ONE Lessons produced (8) Starters on NFL Rosters.
This year 82 Specialists attended Coach Zauner's 2019 College Senior Combine to show case their talents with an end result of getting Exposure to NFL and CFL Teams. To date from this years class (8) specialists have signed NFL contracts and (15) more have received invites to NFL Mini Camps.
|Jamie Gillan and (7) Other Specialists Sign NFL Contracts after 2019 Draft|
Below is a testimonial by the Jamie Gillan, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff punter after attending Coach Zauner's 2019 College Senior Combine. After the 2019 NFL Draft, Jamie signed a Free Agent Contract with the Cleveland Browns.
I wish Jamie and all the other specialists that attended either my Free Agent or College Senior Combine the best of Luck in pursuing their dream to play in the NFL.
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