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Getting a Leg Up
Farrell Evans
November 13, 2006
The NFL's top active scorers kicked up a storm in high school
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November 13, 2006

Getting A Leg Up

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The NFL's top active scorers kicked up a storm in high school

JOHN CARNEY (1,696 NFL points) The second alltime scoring leader (left) for the New Orleans Saints was an all-state placekicker for Cardinal Newman High ( West Palm Beach, Fla.), in 1982.

MATT STOVER (1,653) The Baltimore Ravens' kicker had his longest high school field goal (50 yards) when he set the Texas record for the most FGs in a game (five), while at Lake Highlands High ( Dallas) in '85.

JASON ELAM (1,608) Holder of five Denver Broncos records for field goals, Elam was all-state at Brookwood High ( Snellville, Ga.) in '88.

JASON HANSON (1,474) The 15-year veteran is the Detroit Lions' alltime leading scorer. At Mead High ( Spokane), he was a first-team all-state kicker in '88.

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