Gridiron Down Under

Aussies headed into NFL camps

Right now there are seven Australians in NFL training camps or will be reporting to them in the next few days. We have ranked them from 1 to 7 with number one most likely to make the final 53 roster and 7 unlikely to make the roster. BRAD WING – punter, New York Giants The...

Australian 2016 NFL Draft Tracker

It has been a massive 3 days for a number of Australians who were waiting to see if their name would be called and for those who did not hear name, would they get a shot in the NFL as an undrafted free agent. The Draft is now over and we had two Australians drafted, in the second...

How many Aussies will be picked up in the NFL Draft?

The first round of the NFL Draft will begin this Friday at 10am (AEST) when the LA Rams will be on the clock. Everyone expects one of the top two Quarterbacks, Jared Goff or Carson Wentz to be take first but there are many Australians who will be waiting and hoping to hear their...

Four Australians invited to the NFL combine

(Photo: Getty Images) With more Australians in the NFL and the NCAA football ranks than ever before it is exciting to see three get invited to the NFL combine. The four players are : Brad Craddock (K), Maryland Lachland Edwards (P), Sam Houston State Adam Gotsis (DT), Georgia...

Tom Hackett continues to rack up the awards

Utah punter Tom Hackett has put together a fantastic college career in his time as a Ute. The 2014 Ray Guy Award winner and a 2015 finalist for the award, has been named to the Pac-12 All-Century Football Team. The Pac-12 All-Century team is littered with football legend...

Ray Guy Award finalists announced

Back on the 13th of November the semi finalists were announce for the 2015 Ray Guy Award which featured 4 Australians, namely Tom Hackett, Cameron Johnston, Alex Kinal & Nick Porebski. Yesterday the 3 finalists were announced and they will go to the College Football Hall of...

Four Australian’s in Ray Guy Award Semifinalists

The Ray Guy Award committee announce ten semifinalists for the 2015 Ray Guy Award, which recognizes the most outstanding punter in college football. We were excited to see four Australian’s included the 10 semifinalists including 2014 winner Tom Hackett (pictured) playing...

Australians are getting it done all over the NCAA

NCAA – FBS (Division I-A) Brad Craddock – Kicker – Maryland Michael Dickson – Punter – Texas Will Gleeson – Punter – Ole Miss Adam Gotsis – D-Line – Georgia Tech Tom Hackett – Punter – Utah Cameron Johnston –...

5 Australian’s on the Ray Guy Award watch list

The 2015 preseason watch list for the Ray Guy Award (top punter in college football) has been released by the Augusta Sports Council and it is loaded with Australians. Leading the way is the 2014 Ray Guy Award winner Tom Hackett a senior at Utah, he finished 2014 with an aveage...

Look at all Aussies in the NCAA top flight FBS

The number of Australian’s in the NFL right now is at a record number but so is the number of Australians playing college football. Just taking a look at the NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) which is the top level of college football there are more and more...