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2006 NFL Draft Draft Tracker Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Players Positions Schools Conferences

Ryan Plackemeier - P

 Ryan Plackemeier Grade: 3.34
 Position: P
 Class: Sr
 School: Wake Forest
 Conference: Atlantic Coast
 Ht., Wt.: 6-3, 249
 40 Time: 5.25
  Selected by: Seattle Seahawks
  Round 7, pick 31 (239 overall)

BIO: Moved into the starting lineup as a freshman and awarded All-Conference honors the past three years. Averaged 47.2 yards on 67 punts as a senior with a long of 82 yards. Placed a career-best 20 punts inside the 20-yard line.

POSITIVES: Consistent punter with a big leg. Gets solid hang-time, terrific distance and can flip the field. Punts his team out of jams. Coming off a solid combine performance.

NEGATIVES: Marginal abilities as a directional punter. Formerly kicked field goals but ineffective.

ANALYSIS: Possessing an NFL leg, Plackemeire has been reliable the past three seasons and comes through in the tough spot. Needs to fine-tune his game yet can compete for a job at the next level.

PROJECTION: Mid Sixth Round

Photo: Wake Forest Athletics

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