Some great clips in this awesome 6 minute tribute to high school football. You can find the tune on Kenny Chesney’s album Hemingway’s Whiskey.
In a word, wow. It looked like the ball could have been good from 70+.
Via The Early Lead
The NFL record for longest made field goal is 63 yards and is shared by Tom Dempsey, Jason Elam, Sebastian Janikowski and David Akers.
Some day, that record will fall, and it’s feasible that Austin Rehkow could be the man who breaks it.
The Central Valley High (Wash.) senior kicker set a new state record on Thursday night when he blasted a 67-yard field goal through the uprights. And this wasn’t some fluky, end-of-the-first-half, Lane Kiffin-style prayer. It was a game-tying kick that sent Central Valley into overtime where the Bears outlasted rival Shadle Park, 62-55.
Read more at this link.
Via Glenn Beck, this is really sad.