NFL Draft Profile: Ace Sanders

April 25, 2013


Ace Sanders electrified crowds with his punt return abilities, turning it into co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Year and All-SEC honors. Ace set the school record for punt return yards in a season with 429 and averaged 15.3 yards on 28 punt returns, first in the SEC and fourth in the nation. Outback Bowl MVP after nine catches for 92 yards and two TDs plus scoring on a 63-yard punt return. Ace is from Bradenton, FL, decided to forego his final year of eligibility, and was invited to the NFL Combine.

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NFL Combine Vital Stats:
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Height: 5'7"
Weight: 173 lbs.
60-shuttle: 11.29 seconds *top performer*

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Awards and Notes:
-Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Year
-First and second team All-SEC (Coaches and AP)
-Set the school record for punt return yards in a season with 429 and averaged 15.3 yards on 28 punt returns
-Outback Bowl MVP after nine catches for 92 yards and two TDs plus scoring on a 63-yard punt return.
-Started all 13 games at wide receiver in 2012...led the team with 45 receptions and was second with 531 receiving yards to go along with a team-high nine touchdown receptions

-After showing off his hands at Pro Day, Ace got a little nifty and field a fourth football with three already in his hands!


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