P Paxton Brooks is 2nd to sign with UT in ESP

Paxton Brooks, 3-star P (6’5, 170) out of Airport HS in West Columbia, SC, has officially signed with UT in the Early Signing Period. He’s the 2nd to sign.

Paxton Brooks
K – 6’5, 170
Airport (West Columbia, SC)
Committed: 8-17-17
Stars (Rivals/247Sports/ESPN): 3/3/3

ESPN Scouting Report
“Brooks is a prototypical college punter with a 6’5” frame. His hang-times and his “A” ball are very impressive. There are very few players in the last couple years who have more punting potential than Brooks. Brooks is the one of the most talented punters in the 2018 class. His consistent improvement has gotten him this far and his work ethic will dictate how dominant he is at the college level.”

Profile Notes From UT
ESPN: 3-star
Position Rank: No. 5 P/K
State Rank: No. 15 in SC

247 Sports: 2-star
Position Rank: No. 17 P/K
State Rank: No. 59 in SC

Rivals: 3-star

Kohl’s Professional Camps: 5-star
Position Rank: No. 2 Punter

Composite Ranking: 3-star
Position Rank: No. 9 P/K
State Rank: No. 33 in SC

High School

  • Ranked as the No. 2 punter in the 2018 Class according to Kohl’s Professional Camps
  • Won a punt off to earn the second spot in the 2018 Under Armour All-American Game
  • 2016 Class 4A All-Region Kicker/Punter
  • 2016 Midlands Punt Leader
  • 2016 The State’s All-Midlands Second Team Kicker
  • 2015 Class 3A All-Region Kicker/Punter
  • 2014 Class 3A All-Region Player
  • Attended 2017 National Scholarship Camp, repeatedly hitting 50-60 yard punts
  • Attended the Southern Showcase Camp
  • Averaged 41.8 yards per punt and connected on 8-of-10 field goals, including a 51-yarder against North Augusta and was 45-of-48 on extra points in 2016
  • Served as Airport High School’s starting kicker and punter

WNML Interview on SportsTalk

 

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Paxton Brooks / Credit: UT Athletics

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