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Sport Jaguars' 27-year-old kicker nails his first regular-season field-goal attempt

01:21  19 october  2020
01:21  19 october  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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But Brown, unlike the veteran kickers the Jaguars have used previously this season , does He had played soccer at Kentucky before transferring to Louisville. He moved to football during his junior The Jaguars started the season with Josh Lambo, but he’s been on the injured reserve with a hip issue

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(Reuters) - Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Jon Brown notched a 31-yard field goal in the first quarter of his team's 34-16 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, a play that would scarcely warrant mention if not for it being the first field goal he had ever attempted in a regular-season game at any level.

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Outside of a preseason stint with the Cincinnati Bengals - the 27-year-old had never attempted a field goal in any regular-season game in the National Football League, college, high school or anywhere else, ESPN reported.

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Brown, who went undrafted in 2016, played college-level soccer at Kentucky before transferring to Louisville and pivoting to football in his junior year, where he specialized in kickoffs.

"A kick he’ll never forget! Jon Brown’s first career FG," his proud alma mater tweeted after the successful field goal attempt at Jacksonville's TIAA Bank Field.

Previously a member of the Bengals and San Francisco 49ers practice squads, Brown was promoted to the Jaguars' active roster last week as they released veteran Stephen Hauschka. The team confirmed that Brown was its fifth kicker in six weeks.

(Reporting by Amy Tennery; Editing by Peter Cooney)

Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Jon Brown converts on first field goal he has attempted at any level .
Jon Brown was a former soccer standout and kickoff specialist, but the Jaguars asked him Sunday to kick his first field goal at any level.Jon Brown transitioned to football after playing soccer at Kentucky, when he transferred to Louisville and joined its football squad. He went undrafted in 2016 and spent time with the Cincinnait Bengals and San Francisco 49ers as a kickoff specialist. Because of that, he was never relied upon to be a consistent option as a kicker and had never attempted a field goal at any level of competition.

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