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Stenerud, Jan

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Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Football Player

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1942 - Born on the 26th of November in Fetsund, Norway. 1964 - While attending Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, he joined the football team and kicked a 59-yard field goal, then a college football record, against the rival Montana Grizzlies. 1969 - Stenerud won Super Bowl IV with the Chiefs, kicking three field goals, as they defeated the Minnesota Vikings 23-7.  His first, a 48-yarder, would remain the longest field goal in a Super Bowl until January, 1994, when the record was broken by the Buffalo Bills kicker Steve Christie in Super Bowl XXVIII. 1971 - He missed two field goals and had another kick blocked on Christmas Day, an AFC divisional playoff game against the Miami Dolphins. 1986 - Stenerud retired, after 20 NFL seasons. In his career, he converted 373 out of 558 field goals and 580 out of 601 extra points. 1990 - He also worked as a commentator for Scandinavian TV channel TV3's Super Bowl Sunday coverage, and still maintains strong ties with his native Norway. 1991 - Stenerud, along with George Blanda and Lou Groza is one of only three kickers in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he is the only one of those three who did not play another position. 1994 - He was selected on NFL's 75th Anniversary Team

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