Blair Walsh – A Great Football Placekicker

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Blair Walsh is world’s famous young football Placekicker. He has played for American football team and make many unbreakable records. He has a different style to play the game, because of that he has a huge fan following in all over the world and children also love him.

Personal Life: Blair Walsh born in Boca Rotan, Florida on January 8, 1990. His father’s name is Joseph and mother’s name is Karen. He is the best American football placekicker and His nickname is “Athens Assassin” because of changing long field goal attempts. He is very passionate about his game.

Early Career: He had gone to Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was playing for Michael Morill as their client. According to USA Today’s All-USA team offense and noted as top-5 kicker in the nation. Blair hit field goals twice for 59 yards and also averaged 41 yards per punt and 69 yards per kickoff. In 2008, he played in the U.S Army All-American Bowl.

In their higher studies, he attended the University of Georgia. He was a Placekicker in the team of Georgia Bulldogs football from 2008 to 2011. Blair played amazingly in their senior years. Three times, he made 4 field goals in a game. He had two tackles and one fumble recovery, after that everyone’s credit to him.

Professional Career:
Blair was prepared by the Minnesota Vikings with the fifth pick of the sixth round. After Releasing Ryan Longwell, Vikings gives the duty of kicking to Blair Walsh. Through the first 11 weeks of the season, he was missing only one field and had another blocked. Blair made a team record of his three 50 yards in the game.

Awards and honors: He has earned many awards and honors from their early life to now.

NFL (National Football League) Awards:

• AP All-Pro First Team: Only rookie selected- 2012
• PFF All-NFC North Kicker of the year-2014
• NFC Special teams player of the month-Dec 2012
• NFC Special Teams player of the week-2015

NFL Records:

• In 2012, most field goals of 50 yards in season-10
• In 2012, most field goals of 50 yards or more in season without missing-10
• In 2012 to 2013, most consecutive field goals of 50 yards made-12
• In 2012, highest field goal % in season by a rookie-92.1%