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Jan Stenerud (/ ˈ s t ɛ n ə r uː d /, Norwegian: [ˈstèːnərʉːd] ; born November 26, 1942) is a Norwegian-American former football placekicker who played in the National Football League (NFL) and American Football League (AFL) for 19 seasons, primarily with Kansas City Chiefs.
Jan Stenerud. Jan Stenerud Position: K 6-2, 187lb (188cm, 84kg) Born: November 26, 1942 in Fetsund, Norway. College: Montana St. Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 54 (1388th overall since 1960) High School: Lillestrom Draft: Kansas City Chiefs in the 3rd round (24th overall) of the 1966 AFL Redshirt Draft.
Jan Stenerud was one of the main reasons why the Chiefs won the last Super Bowl prior to the historic AFL-NFL merger in 1970. Forty-nine years later, Stenerud told The Norwegian American that he remembered the streets of Kansas City were empty during the Super Bowl. Fans were either watching the big game on television or listening to it on the radio.
Jan Stenerud, who was born November 26, 1942, in Fetsund, Norway, was an outstanding ski jumper who attended Montana State on a skiing scholarship. Late in his sophomore year, Stenerud was spotted kicking a football by the college's basketball coach, who relayed the news of the Norwegian's abilities to the football coach.
Jan Stenerud was born on the 26th of November, 1942. He is best known for being a Football Player. He won Super Bowl IV under Chiefs head coach Hank Stram. Jan Stenerud’s age is 80. NFL placekicker who became the first pure placekicker to earn an induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was a seven-time All-Pro and won Super Bowl IV as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jan Stenerud Inducted: 1991 Kicker: 1980-83 Height: 6-2; Weight: 187 College: Montana State, 1965-66 When the Packers signed Norway native Jan Stenerud before the 13th game of the 1980 season,...
Stenerud was the first pure placekicker to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and the fifth Chiefs player to make it to Canton . . . Regarded by many as the best placekicker in pro football history . . . Named to the NFL's 75th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1994 . . . Played 19 NFL seasons: Kansas City 1967-79; Green Bay Packers 1980-83; and Minnesota Vikings 1984-85 . . .
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Stenerud was the first “pure kicker” inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, getting in on his first chance in 1991. He was named a part of the NFL’s 100-year team last season.
Jan Stenerud arrived in Kansas City 50 years ago, and soon set about revolutionizing football and becoming a major part of the Chiefs’ rise to Super Bowl champions.