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K - P Van Blarcom, Troy Kansas Wes./USC
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Orange Lutheran HS
Paul Assad, Pro College Football Player Development and Scouting: Comparable leg strength to any NFL level kicker. Tremendous kick off specialist and ever improving field goals. Transferred and played NAIA Jr. Season with Kansas Weslyn Univ. was Conference Specialist Player of the Year. Outstanding touchback ratio. Set a school record 77 yard punt as well. Ranked as a Draft Sleeper attended Minicamp with Detroit. Was 12/12 in team and kicked off tremendous. Recommendation referrals available by request. Baltimore considered him as their kick off specialist. Was among Nations most recruited Preps.
SCOUTING UPDATE: FROM LAS VEGAS FREE AGENT NFL CAMP MARCH 2, 2009
GREAT KICK OFF SPECIALIST. JUST STARTED KICKING AGAIN SO DIDN'T DISPLAY TRUE POTENTIAL BUT SHOWED SOME REALLY NICE KICKOFFS AND FIELD GOALS. CAN BE READY TO SHOWCASE IN APRIL IF NOT SIGNED. HIT A FEW NICE PUNTS FOR THE TEAMS LOOKING FOR HYBRID DUAL CAMP PLAYERS.
VIDEO CLIP TRAINING WITH COACH PAUL ASSAD OF KICK OFF:
2006: The strong-legged Van Blarcom will handle the kickoff duties for his second season as a sophomore in 2006. He also might be called up to attempt long-range field goals and to punt.
2005: Van Blarcom handled USC's kickoff duties in 2005 as a first-year freshman placekicker. Overall in 2005 while appearing in all 13 games, 51 of his 110 kickoffs kept opponents within the 20-yard line, including 31 touchbacks. He also made 3 tackles. He made the 2005 The Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman first team.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was named a 2004 Prep Star All-American, EA Sports All-American third team, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Tom Lemming All-West, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State third team, All-CIF Division VI, Los Angeles Times All-Orange County and Orange County Register All-Orange County second team as a senior placekicker at Orange (Calif.) Lutheran High. He tore a knee ligament in the summer prior to his senior season, but returned mid-season to make 37 PATs and nail a 54-yard field goal in 2004. As a junior in 2003, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass second team and Orange County Register All-Orange County first team while hitting 6-of-9 field goals (with a long of 45 yards) and 62-of-63 PATs, plus getting 38 touchbacks on kickoffs. In his career, he had 150 touchbacks on kickoffs.
TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
2005 (Fr.) 3 0/0 0 0
GAME-BE-GAME WITH TROY VAN BLARCOM 2005 KICKOFFS WITHIN 20 (TOUCHBACKS)
Hawaii 10 7 (2)
Arkansas 11 7 (5)
Oregon 8 3 (1)
Arizona St. 7 3 (3)
Arizona 7 2 (1)
Notre Dame 6 5 (2)
Washington 8 4 (3)
Wash. St. 10 6 (5)
Stanford 9 3 (2)
California 6 2 (2)
Fresno St. 10 4 (2)
UCLA 11 1 (0)
Texas (RB) 7 4 (3)
2005 (Fr.) 110 51 (31)