Ambassador Bio

Jan Stenerud
K
Height:
6-2
Weight:
187
College:
Montana State

Biography

Jan Stenerud was born on November 26, 1942 in Fetsund, Norway. He originally came to the United States on a Ski Jump scholarship to Montana State University, where he was observed by the football coach and was offered a tryout to kick for the football team. He played 13 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, four seasons with the Green Bay Packers, and two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. He played from 1967-1985 and is the first solely placekicker to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, joining only Lou Groza, George Blanda, and Ray Guy to be elected into the NFL Hall of Fame as a placekicker/punter. Racking up 1,699 points, Jan is the 13th all-time in points scored.

Jan currently resides in Mission Hills, KS with his wife Patty.

Jan Stenerud was born on November 26, 1942 in Fetsund, Norway. He originally came to the United States on a Ski Jump scholarship to Montana State University, where he was observed by the football coach and was offered a tryout to kick for the football team. He played 13 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, four seasons with the Green Bay Packers, and two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. He played from 1967-1985 and is the first solely placekicker to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, joining only Lou Groza, George Blanda, and Ray Guy to be elected into the NFL Hall of Fame as a placekicker/punter. Racking up 1,699 points, Jan is the 13th all-time in points scored.

Jan currently resides in Mission Hills, KS with his wife Patty.