2017 NFL Draft

Dalton Botts, P

School: Miami (Fla.)  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Taft, CA
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 208 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Played in all 12 games, serving as team's punter and placekick holder ... Averaged 40.5 yards on 54 punts, downing 23 kicks inside opponents' 20-yard line ... Booted four kicks of 50+ yards ... Earned second letter ... Had 51-yard punt in win over Bethune-Cookman ... Booted 50-yard kick at Notre Dame ... Season-high seven punts against NC State and Virginia Tech ... Hit season-long 56-yarder against Florida State ... Compiled season-best 44.2 average against FSU ... Finished sixth among ACC punters in punt average ... Named Hurricane Media "Good Guy" Award winner at team's end-of-season banquet ... Preseason All-ACC selection ... Ray Guy Award watch list member in July 2012.
2011 Season
Served as team's punter in all 12 games ... Finished season second-best in ACC in punt average at 42.7 yards per punt ... Longest punt of season came against Boston College on 62-yarder... Had one of best games against then-No. 17 Ohio State with season-high average of 47.8 yards on four punts ... Earned a letter.
High School
Three-star prospect by Kohl's Kicking ... Went to Bakersfield (Calif.) Taft Union HS ... Played quarterback as senior, throwing for 986 yards on 59-of-137 passing with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions ... Rushed for 805 yards and nine touchdowns in 109 carries as quarterback ... All-state punter averaging 39.7 yards per punt with 26 attempts inside 20 ... Originally committed to LSU.

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