Justin Tucker, the Baltimore Ravens 23-year old rookie placekicker, had an outstanding first season for the team in both the regular and post season on the way to becoming Super Bowl Champions. During the regular season, Tucker hit on 30 of 33 attempts, including all four over 50 yards.
Tucker added four more field goals without a miss in the playoffs, including the 47-yard game winner in double overtime to beat the Denver Broncos. His two kicks in the Super Bowl ended up being the difference in the game, a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
For his performance this season, Tucker was named as the placekicker on NFL.com's All-Under-25 team. He was the only Ravens player named to the team. The only other player on the team that meets the age requirement and would have merited consideration would have been WR Torrey Smith.
However, with Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green and Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant named as the two wide receivers, it's hard to argue the case for the young Ravens receiver.
Here's what the article says about Tucker's selection:
What a rookie season for the undrafted kicker. He finished in the top 10 in every major category, while making several clutch kicks, including a 47-yard game-winner at Denver in the playoffs.