Meet Brock Funk: Kicker from Arkansas

by | Aug 3, 2020 | News, Recruiting

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A senior at Bryant High School in Bryant, Arkansas, kicker Brock Funk is looking to have a solid senior year.

Currently listed as a 4.5-star prospect by, this kicker hopes to improve his stature as a prospect this coming season.

Brock Funk (K/P) 5-10 / 157 lbs. / Bryant High School

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1. Heading into your senior year, what is your No. 1 goal?

Continue to improve and be 100 percent on touchbacks.

2. If you had to compare your style to a NFL/college kicker, who would be the closest to your style?

Matt Prater.

3. What major/degree are you hoping to pursue in college?


4. What schools have you visited or do you plan on visiting?

Arkansas, Arkansas State, University of Central Arkansas, Ouachita Baptist University, Hendrix College, Arkansas Tech University and Western Kentucky.

5. Favorite football memory?

Starting as a sophomore in the 2018 state championship game.

6. What is your favorite celebration after nailing a kick?

A high five to holder and snapper and then run to get my kickoff tee.

7. How many offers do you have to play college ball? 

One offer to Hendrix College.

8. Furthest field goal kicked in a game?

43 yards.

9. Furthest field goal kicked in practice?

58 yards.

10. Do you plan on enrolling early when it is time to attend college?


11. What is some advice you would give someone who is trying to become a kicker?

Just work to get better each day and have fun.

12. Who was your role model growing up?

My dad.

13. Obviously the NFL is the ultimate goal; besides that, what do you want to do post-college career?

Be a mechanical engineer.

14. What is your favorite drill to do in practice?

No step kicks.

15. What has been the most shocking experience with chance to play football at the college level?

Being a kicker, I really have to promote myself and attend camps to challenge me to get better.

16. What is your favorite meal?

Any meal with broccoli.

17. What are some of your hobbies besides football?

I like to lift weights, play beach volleyball, and poker.

18. What is a fact about you that most do not know about you?

I am left-handed but kick with my right leg.

19.Favorite movie?

Grown Ups 2.

20.What is one thing you love about your hometown?

Larry’s Pizza.

21. Favorite place for vacation?

Destin, Florida.

22. Do you parents care where you go to school, meaning do they mind you being far from home to achieve your dream?

They tell me to keep my mind open and go where it will be the best fit for me.

More information about Brock Funk

2019 stats:

75-for-76 PATs

2-for-3 field goals (long of 43 yards)

11 touchbacks

Career stats:

84-for-86 PATs

2-for-3 field goals

11 touchbacks

Started 2018 state championship game as a sophomore.

Been a part of two 7A Arkansas State championship teams.

2019 7A second-team all-state.

2019 7A Central first-team all-conference.