Gregory Zuerlein is a placekicker for the National Football League’s New York Jets in American football. Zuerlein is a Lincoln, Nebraska, native who played collegiate football at Missouri Western and the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
He formerly played for both the Dallas Cowboys and the Los Angeles Rams.
Despite spending three seasons at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), Zuerlein missed the 2010 campaign due to a hip injury.
In addition to making 19 of 26 field goal attempts, Zuerlein established a school record at UNO by making 61 consecutive PATs.
He transferred to Missouri Western State University in 2011, another member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association when UNO’s football program was shut down in 2011.
There, he made 21 straight field goals, nine of which were longer than 50 yards, including two from 58 yards, setting an NCAA Division II record. He averaged 10.7 points per game and had a .952 field goal percentage in 2011, which was the greatest of any NCAA player in any division with 12 or more attempts.
How Tall Is Greg Zuerlein?
Greg Zuerlein stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m). He also has a body weight of 197 lb (89 kg). In 2004, Zuerlein kicked 12 of 16 field goal tries, the longest of which was 52 yards, setting a state record in Nebraska. As a junior and senior in high school in Nebraska, his outstanding play earned him All-State and All-Class honors.