2012 NFL Undrafted Free Agents – AFC North – Pittsburgh Steelers

Drew Butler, P, Georgia – 6011 203 5.00 Three-year starter. Right-footed punter who averaged 45.4 yards on 167 punts in his career. Placed 60 punts inside the 20-yard line. Never had a punt blocked. Has NFL DNA as father Kevin was a 13-year placekicker. Inconsistent as a directional punter. Averaged 50.5 yards on four punts with a long of 56 yards at the Senior Bowl. He had one touchback. Hang times in practice and the game averaged 4.07 to 4.67 seconds. Demonstrates good flexibility kicking through the ball. Solid punting technique and fundamentals. Held for field goals and PATs for three years. Averaged 51.6 yards per punt versus LSU in SEC championship game. 2011 stats: 58 punts, 44.24 avg. Seventh round/PFA.

Brandon Lindsey, LB, Pittsburgh – 6015 254 4.76 Two-year starter with big hands to control the blocker. Plays both left and right rush end in a 3-4 scheme. Plays best when his hand is on the ground rushing off the edge. Can be single blocked by a back. Flashes first step quickness. Questionable long speed was verified at the Combine when he ran a 4.93 forty. He improved to a 4.76 at his pro day. Runs to the ball in pursuit. Struggles to hold his ground at the point of attack. Needs more upper and lower body strength. Has the basic rip and arm over pass rush moves. Creates pressure when he angles and slants. Average instincts to read and react to screen passes. Struggles against big offensive tackles. Must stand out on special teams to have a chance to make a roster. Fringe measurables and pro skills. 2011 stats: 54 tackles, 11 TFL, 8.5 sacks. 1 INT. Edge speed:left1.97, right 2.14. OSR:23/25. Sixth/seventh round. (A-32 5/8, H-10 5/8, BP-23, SS-4.28).

Marquis Maze, WR, Alabama – 5081 186 4.51 Three-year starter who is undersized. Runs good routes and is a slippery punt returner. Weaves through traffic with quickness and agility. Sudden in and out of his routes with a quick upfield burst. A hand catcher who drives back to the ball. A competitive receiver who will catch the ball in a crowd or lay out for a bad pass. Runs good routes. Good footwork and body balance. Good burst out of cuts. No wasted steps. Not powerful but quick. Clutch player and receiver. Good running instincts in the open field. Will contribute as a punt and kickoff return specialist. Productive and elusive on bubble screens. Catches the ball everywhere. Will lay out and catch the ball in his hands. Drives back to the ball. Not afraid to challenge the middle. 2011 stats: 56-627 yds, 11.2 ypr, 1 TD. OSR:32/42. Seventh round/PFA. (A-29 3/4, H-9, VJ-33.5, SS-DNP).

Terry Carter, DC, Louisiana Tech

Connor Dixon, WR, Duquesne

Robert Golden, DB, Arizona

Ike Igbinosun, DE, Southern Connecticut State

Ryan Lee, OG, Furman

Grant Ressel, PK, Missouri

Adrian Robinson, DE, Temple

Desmond Stapleton, OG, Rutgers

Jake Stoller, DL, Yale

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