Episode 682 – Getting to Know Ashtyn Davis & Braden Mann w/Jake Curtis & Travis Brown

Scott Mason talks with Jake Curtis of Cal Sports Report about former Cal Safety and Jets 3rd round pick Ashtyn Davis as well as Travis Brown of Myaggienation.com in regards to the Texas A & M career of Jets 6th round pick, Punter Braden Mann!

Episode 682 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Jake Curtis of Cal Sports Report about former Cal Safety and Jets 3rd round pick Ashtyn Davis as well as Travis Brown of Myaggienation.com in regards to the Texas A & M career of Jets 6th round pick, Punter Braden Mann!

First, we talk with Jake to get a look at Davis’ Cal days as we hear about the Safety’s beginnings as a walk-on in both football and track, what he is like as a person including his relationship with his parents, Davis’ ongoing development as a player, what it was like to get to know and watch Davis up close and see his speed on full display, the relationship between the young Safety and his coaches, teammates and local community, and whether or not Davis would be a good fit in New York.

Then Travis joins the show to talk about Mann including the punter’s early desires to be a linebacker and how that still factors into the way he plays, the recruitment process that led him to Texas A & M, his ascension from kickoff specialist to NCAA record breaking punter, rare leadership qualities for a punter that led to him being voted a team captain, how he would fare in adjusting to New York, likelihood of him reaching the expectations talent evaluators have for him at the NFL level, and much more!

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Initial Reaction – New York Jets Draft P Braden Mann

Dan Essien with an initial reaction to the New York Jets selecting Texas A&M punter Braden Mann in the 6th round

The New York Jets selected punter Braden Mann from Texas A&M with the 191st pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Jets finished off day three by adding a new starting punter on special teams. Mann replaces Lachlan Edwards who punted for the Jets the last four seasons.

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