A good punter can be a valuable weapon.
If the offense has an awful series and fails to advance the ball past the, say, 16-yard line, they risk the opposing offense getting the ball with great field position. A good punter can come in and boot the ball inside the opponent's 30-yard line, negating the opposing defense's previous effort while boosting his own defense at the same time.
Louisiana Tech's Ryan Allen is more than just good—he's fantastic. After a record-setting campaign in college, Allen is looking to bring his talents to the professional level. Let's get a little more acquainted with the former Bulldog.