List of Famous Football Placekickers Football Players (American)

List of Famous Football Placekickers

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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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    Quarterback, Placekicker

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    Quarterback, Placekicker

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    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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    Placekicker

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    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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    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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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    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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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Linebacker, Placekicker

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    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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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Punter, Placekicker

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    Wide receiver, Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    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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    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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    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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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Running back, Halfback, Kickoff returner

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    Punter, Quarterback, Placekicker

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    Running back, Quarterback, Placekicker

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    No image

    Punter, Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Quarterback, Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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    Placekicker

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