Scout Ranking: ***
Scout Rank: NR
Size: 5-9, 175 pounds
Hometown: Walled Lake (MI)
School: Walled Lake Western High School
Projected Position At NC State: Kicker
Accolades: finalist for Michigan high school football player
of the year, Detroit Free Press All-State, Detroit News All-State,
all-county, all-metro, all-region
Commit Date: November 18, 2013
Recruiting Scene: Although a standout athlete for Walled
Lake, it was at kicker that schools took the most interest. Air Force offered Bambard in October and then the Wolfpack- intent on
offering a kicker in the 2014 class- followed suit in November.
Bambard, who had camped at State the previous summer, jumped on the
Pack's offer in just a few hours.
Why NC State? "They say that I can compete as a freshman and
be the guy for four straight years. They said one of the deciding
factors in offering me was that I'm an athlete. They don't want the
specialist to just be a kicker, I'm a weapon when they want to go
for it on fourth downs."
Picked NC State Over: Air Force
Scouting Report: Kyle's FG are solid, he did a great job on
pressure kicks at the National Camp, made 9 of 10 FG at the Midwest
Showcase Camp, Kyle showed solid improvements in all three areas of
kicking at the 2012 Scholarship Camp. He currently is a solid combo
prospect, He drives the ball well on KO's, Kyle is an explosive
athlete who makes kicks, he is trustworthy as a kicker and punter-
LOI #12: Kyle Bambard
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