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Tom Dempsey Biography
Record breaking, Tom Dempsey was born January 12, 1947 andis a former placekicker in the National Football League for the New OrleansSaints (19691970), Philadelphia Eagles (19711974), Los Angeles Rams(19751976), Houston Oilers (1977) and Buffalo Bills (19781979). He attendedhigh school at San Dieguito High School and played college football at PalomarCollege. Unlike the soccer style approach used by nearly all placekickers today, Dempsey used a straight approach to kick the ball.
He is most widely known for his NFL record 63-yard field goal, kicked in thefinal two seconds to give the New Orleans Saints a 1917 win over the DetroitLions on November 8, 1970 at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans. This record stillstands as of 2012, although it has been equaled twice; the first on October 25,1998, by Jason Elam of the Denver Broncos against the Jacksonville Jaguars, atMile High Stadium in Denver, and the second on September 12, 2011, by SebastianJanikowski of the Oakland Raiders against the Denver Broncos, at SportsAuthority Field at Mile High in Denver. In a preseason game in 2002, Ola Kimrinkicked a 65-yard field goal, but as it was a preseason game, it is ineligiblefor the NFL record.
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