Falcons select Syracuse P Sterling Hofrichter in 7th round

Brian Gebhardt
April 25, 2020 - 6:09 pm
Sterling Hofrichter

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With the 228th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft the Atlanta Falcons selected Syracuse University punter Sterling Hofrichter. Hofrichter was Syracuse’s starting punter for all forty nine games from 2016 to 2019.

Hofrichter, the sixth pick for the Falcons in the 2020 draft, was a four time Ray Guy Award candidate as the nation’s top punter during his time at Syracuse. He was a three time All-ACC choice as well (2016, 2018, 2019).

Hofrichter was Syracuse’s special teams captain for three straight seasons from 2017 to 2019.