Name:Kirby Van Der Kamp College:Iowa StateNumber: 13 Height: 6-3 Weight: 211 Position:PPos2: K Class/Draft Year:Sr/2014 40 Low: 4.72 40 Time:4.8440 High: 4.95
Projected Round:6-7Stock: Rated number 1 out of 52 P's216 / 3110 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2013: P1stM/PGuy...2012: 2ndC/HMM/GuySemifinalist/PGuy...2011: HMC...2010: HMC
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08/12/13 - OTHER IOWA STATE PROSPECTS WORTH WATCHING: P Kirby Van Der Kamp (6-3, 203, 5.01)...Entering his fourth year as the Cyclones starting punter, Van Der Kamp has the consistent leg strength that will garner looks from the NFL. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
07/22/13 - 2013 PRESEASON ALL-BIG 12 FOOTBALL FIRST TEAM (MEDIA): P Kirby Van Der Kamp, Iowa State, Sr/3L, West Des Moines, Iowa,...Van Der Kamp is considered one of the top returning punters in the nation. Heís been named to multiple preseason All-America teams and was recently added to the 2013 Ray Guy Award Watch List, an award given annually to the nationís best punter. Van Der Kamp was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award in 2012.
Van Der Kampís lethal leg has been a valuable weapon throughout his outstanding career with the Cyclones. As a freshman in 2010, Van Der Kamp averaged 45.2 yards per punt, the second-best season average in school history en route to first-team freshman All-America honors. His career 42.8 ypp average is the second-best total in school history and heís dropped a punt inside the opponentsí 20-yard line 72 times in his career. - Iowa State football
07/17/13 - 2013 RAY GUY AWARD WATCH LIST: Kirby Van Der Kamp, Iowa State...Van Der Kamp, a senior from West Des Moines, Iowa, is one of four players that were semifinalists for the 2012 award. He joins Kyle Christy (Florida), Steven Clark (Auburn) and Tyler Williams (Marshall) with that distinction. He and TCUís Ethan Perry are the only Big 12 players on the list.
Van Der Kamp, a preseason All-American, earned All-Big 12 Second-Team honors from the coaches in the league in 2012 after he had 10 punts of 50 yards or more and averaged 41 yards on 77 attempts. Van Der Kamp is a big weapon for the Cyclones, often pinning opponents deep in their own territory. In 2012, he dropped 29 punts inside the 20-yard line with just two touchbacks.
Van Der Kampís career average of 42.8 yards per kick ranks him second on the all-time ISU career list behind only Marc Harrisí (1993-96) 43.1 average. He has had just one punt blocked in his career and 56.6 percent of his 205 punts have been more than 50 yards or pinned inside the 20 yard line. - Iowa State football
12/31/12 - Scouting the Iowa State special teams: As usual under coach Paul Rhoads, Iowa State has excelled at special teams this year. P Kirby Van Der Kamp is a legit weapon, landing 28 punts inside the 20. Iowa State's kickoff and punt returners Josh Lenz, Jarvis West, Aaron Horne, Albert Gary are capable of busting loose on any kick. The one problem area for the Cyclones is kickoff return. Iowa State has allowed 23.5 per kickoff return. - The Sports Xchange
12/08/12 - 2012 ALL-BIG 12 SECOND TEAM (COACHES): P Kirby Van Der Kamp, Iowa State, Jr., West Des Moines, Iowa/Valley, has been selected Second Team All-Big 12 Conference (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. Van Der Kamp was a second-team choice by the Big 12 coaches. The West Des Moines product has averaged 41.6 yards per punt this season. He has dropped 28 punts inside the opponent 20-yard line with only two touchbacks.
The junior can kick the long ball when needed with 10 punts of 50 or more yards in 2012. He earned honorable mention honors for Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year from the conference's coaches. Van Der Kamp was a second-team all-Big 12 selection as a freshman on the 2010 AP team while earning honorable mention honors from the league's coaches that year. - Iowa State football