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Minnesota Golden Gophers recruiting analysis: walk-on Emmit Carpenter

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High School: Ashwaubenon

Hometown: Green Bay, Wis.

Position: Kicker

Height: 6-0

Weight: 180

My Assessment: I am no kicking expert, but I like the lift and length gets on field goals and extra points. His accuracy appears to be pretty good. He has the chance to be the primary place kicker for the Gophers before he is done.

Gophersports.com Overview: Signed Acceptance of Admission - plans to join the Gopher football program in the fall - ESPN ranks him as a three-star recruit, the No. 12 prospect in Wisconsin and 32nd best kicker in his class - received a five-star kicker rating from Kohl’s and is ranked as the No. 19 kicker in the nation.

High School: Attends Ashwaubenon High School - helped lead team to 10-1 record and squad advanced to the third of the playoffs - named first team All-Conference as a kick returner and second team All-Conference as a kicker - also named honorable mention All-State as a kicker - named Green Bay Gazette All-Area Kicker - made 9-of-12 field goals with his longest being from 50 yards - kicked six field goals of 40 yards or longer - made 18-of-21 point-after attempts - kicked off 39 times and recorded 23 touchbacks - coached by Mark Jonas.

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