AUBURN, Ala. – Ian Shannon, who is the No. 2 punter in the Ray Guy Prokicker.com rankings, has committed to Auburn University.
Shannon, the Marietta (Ga.) punter-kicker, is a 6-foot-4, two-way kicker who could be viewed as a viable punting option after averaging more than 40 yards a punt last season with 13 of 37 punts downed inside the 20, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.
The senior made 16 of 18 field goals, including nine between 40 and 49 yards. His misses were from 47 and 58 yards.
Shannon already has a 51-yard field goal to his credit.
He is the 20th commitment of the 2015 recruiting class at Auburn.
Shannon had offers from the likes of Georgia State, Appalachian State, Army, Southeastern Louisiana and Virginia, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.