Sam Koch is retiring as a gamer, however he isn’t going much.
Koch will certainly currently sign up with the Ravens team as an unique groups expert, suggesting he will certainly aid train his follower, novice punter Jordan Stout.
Koch claimed he valued General Supervisor Eric DeCosta calling him prior to selecting Stout in the 4th round of this year’s draft. DeCosta informed Koch there was an opportunity the group might compose a punter that day.
Koch and also his other half had actually lengthy spoken about that minute when he understood his lengthy occupation, which covered 16 years, would certainly involve an end. Koch claimed he has “no question” he might proceed punting in the NFL, however he really did not wish to leave Baltimore and also it needed to involve an end ultimately. Currently, he can efficiently change to assisting the company differently.
” Firstly, I’m simply delighted to collaborate with Jordan,” Koch claimed. “We’re mosting likely to attempt to make him the following finest punter of the Ravens and also do every little thing we can to make him the most effective punter in the organization.”
Koch claimed he has actually currently dealt with Stout on some punting and also holding elements of his video game. The newbies and also professionals have actually been with each other for a pair weeks currently considering that the draft.
” I’m mosting likely to attempt to show him every little thing I have,” Koch claimed. “I’m mosting likely to place every little thing I have right into making him the most effective punter this organization has actually seen.”
It’s the best scenario for Stout, that the Ravens deemed the most effective punter to find out of university in a long period of time. Along with Unique Groups Train Randy Brown and also Unique Groups Organizer Chris Horton, Stout will certainly currently have an advisor that not just transformed the video game however is additionally careful concerning his prep work and also method.
Koch’s colleagues, consisting of twist Justin Tucker, frequently spoke about just how the 16-year professional pressed them to continuously improve.
” Sam is the supreme instance of what it suggests to be a specialist,” Tucker claimed. “The terrific memories we developed with each other begin with him and also his job principles, his capacities and also his focus to information. I owe a lot of my success over the last one decade to Sam, and also numerous Ravens’ triumphes over the last 16 years are significantly as a result of Sam’s initiatives.”
” Sam never ever took a time off from being the most effective punter he might potentially be,” previous Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox claimed. “Whether it was a method day in March or the Super Dish, he came close to every representative the exact same. Every little thing needed to be best. If it had not been, he would certainly after that invest all his power finding out why– and also he would certainly repair it.”