Breaking down everything you need to know about Patriots fifth round pick Justin Rohrwasser.
Justin Rohrwasser, K: Fifth round, 159th overall
Hometown: Clifton Park, N.Y.
Strengths: Above average height and weight for his position; strong leg for kickoffs and long-range field goal attempts.
Weaknesses: Needs to work on field goal accuracy and consistency.
Personal: Began college career at the University of Rhode Island for two seasons before transferring to Marshall for his final two collegiate seasons. Named Conference USA's 2019 Special Teams Most Valuable Player.
Comparable NFL players: Stephen Hauschka (Buffalo Bills), Sebastian Janikowski (retired), two of the taller, beefier kickers to play in the NFL this century.
By the Numbers
Totals from the University from Rhode Island (*).
Totals from Marshall University (^).
|Rohrwasser||Combine Avg. for Pos.|
|40 Yards||5.35||4.90 ^^|
** Kickers did not perform these workouts at the Combine
^^ Unofficial times, per NFLDraftScout.com
What They're Saying
"Belichick is not afraid to stray from the consensus board a bit, taking Rohrwasser in the fifth round. Sometimes those picks work out for the Patriots; other times, they do not. Time will tell." ~ Chad Reuter, NFL.com