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List of the most famous (American) football placekickers in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary placekickers in the NFL and NCAA, and you'll find all of them on this list below. Some of these men are considered to be the best placekickers to ever play the game, and if you're looking for a specific football player you can look for them by using the "search" function on this list. These amazing placekickers may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top placekickers in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.

Items here include everything from Jim Thorpe to George Blanda.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest placekicker of all time?" and "Who are the best placekickers of all time?"

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George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
George Blanda Quarterback, Placekicker

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Bobby Layne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Bobby Layne Quarterback, Placekicker

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Don Hutson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Don Hutson End, Safety, Wide receiver

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Adam Vinatieri is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Adam Vinatieri Placekicker

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Morten Andersen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Morten Andersen Placekicker

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Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Sebastian Janikowski Placekicker

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Jason Elam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jason Elam Placekicker

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Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Stephen Gostkowski Placekicker

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Jim Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jim Thorpe Running back, Punter, Placekicker

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Jan Stenerud is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jan Stenerud Placekicker

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Jerry Kramer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jerry Kramer Guard, Placekicker

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Matt Bryant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Matt Bryant Placekicker

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Matt Prater is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Matt Prater Placekicker

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Dan Bailey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Dan Bailey Placekicker

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Garo Yepremian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Garo Yepremian Placekicker

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Doak Walker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Doak Walker Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

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Lou Groza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Lou Groza Tackle, Placekicker

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Jason Hanson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jason Hanson Placekicker

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Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Mark Moseley Placekicker

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Mason Crosby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Mason Crosby Placekicker

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Dave Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Dave Robinson Linebacker, Placekicker

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Lawrence Tynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Lawrence Tynes Placekicker

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David Akers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
David Akers Placekicker

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Rob Bironas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Rob Bironas Placekicker

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Scott Norwood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Scott Norwood Placekicker

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Justin Tucker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Justin Tucker Placekicker

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Russell Erxleben is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Russell Erxleben Punter, Placekicker

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Gino Cappelletti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Gino Cappelletti Wide receiver, Placekicker

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John Kasay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
John Kasay Placekicker

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Ryan Longwell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Ryan Longwell Placekicker

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Matt Stover is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Matt Stover Placekicker

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Gary Anderson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Gary Anderson Placekicker

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John Carney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
John Carney Placekicker

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Nick Lowery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Nick Lowery Placekicker

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Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Steven Hauschka Placekicker

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Robbie Gould is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Robbie Gould Placekicker

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Phil Dawson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Phil Dawson Placekicker

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Josh Scobee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Josh Scobee Placekicker

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Kris Brown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Kris Brown Placekicker

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Garrett Hartley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Garrett Hartley Placekicker

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Alex Henery is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Alex Henery Placekicker

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George Gipp is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
George Gipp Running back, Halfback, Kickoff returner

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Bob Waterfield is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Bob Waterfield Punter, Quarterback, Placekicker

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Dick Kazmaier is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Dick Kazmaier Running back, Quarterback, Placekicker

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Jim Bakken is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Jim Bakken Punter, Placekicker

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Pat Summerall is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Pat Summerall Placekicker

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Mike Vanderjagt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Mike Vanderjagt Quarterback, Placekicker

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Mike Nugent is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Mike Nugent Placekicker

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Raul Allegre is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Raul Allegre Placekicker

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Josh Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Football Placekickers
Josh Brown Placekicker