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Patriots Draft Pick Profile: Justin Rohrwasser

Marshall kicker Justin Rohrwasser.
Marshall kicker Justin Rohrwasser.

Breaking down everything you need to know about Patriots fifth round pick Justin Rohrwasser.

Justin Rohrwasser, K: Fifth round, 159th overall

Height: 6-3

Weight: 230

College: Marshall

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

Table inside Article
YEAR GP FGM FGA PCT. LG XPM XPA PCT. PTS
2015* 10 9 13 69.2 41 16 17 94.1 43
2016* 11 6 7 85.7 42 23 24 95.8 41
2018^ 13 15 21 71.4 40 44 46 95.7 89
2019^ 13 18 21 85.7 53 35 36 97.2 89
TOTALS 47 48 62 77.4 53 118 123 95.9 262

Totals from the University from Rhode Island (*).

Totals from Marshall University (^).

Workout Numbers

Table inside Article
Rohrwasser Combine Avg. for Pos.
Height 6-3 5-11
Weight 230 186
40 Yards 5.35 4.90 ^^
Bench (225) -- N/A
Vertical Jump -- N/A
Long Jump -- N/A
Shuttle -- N/A
Cone -- N/A

** 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

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