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Another Freshman Earns Starting Nod

Ryan Shoemaker

Ryan Shoemaker discusses Eddie Gran's decision to make him the number one punter.

Auburn, Ala.--Special teams coordinator Eddie Gran announced on Sunday that Ryan Shoemaker, a redshirt freshman from Oak Mountain High School, will be the punter for the Tigers against Kansas State on Sept. 1. Shoemaker, the only scholarship punter on the roster, beat out walk-on freshman Patrick Tatum of Sylvania, Ala. He also held off a... Recommended Stories