The top Miami Dolphins kickers have played a great role in some of the sport’s most memorable events. NFL games can be decided by one or two points, making every successful or failed kick crucial, and every starting kicker a potential hero.

Early top contenders like Garo Yepremian and Pete Stoyanovich helped construct their own reputations in the early days of the brand, while contemporary players like Olindo Mare and Dan Carpenter have made their mark in the past

Below are some of the names of the best top-kickers in Miami Dolphins history

Olindo Mare


Former American football placekicker Olindo Franco Mare was born on June 6, 1973.  He attended MacMurrayCollegiate and Syracuse University for college football. Mare became a Pro Bowl selection in 1999. He holds the record for NFL leader in field goals attempted (1999)

 Garo Yepremian

Garo was born on June 2, 194. He was an American football placekicker who played for the Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the National Football League. He is regarded as one of the best placekickers in Miami Dolphins History. He played for Dolphins during 1970–1978

Career accomplishments: 
2× Super Bowl champion (VII, VIII)
2× Pro Bowl (1973, 1978)
2× First-team All-Pro (1971, 1973)
Pro Bowl MVP (1973)
NFL 1970s All-Decade Team

 Uwe Von Schamann

Uwe Detlef Walter von Schamann was born on April 23, 1956, and he did a lot of things for the Miami Dolphins. He played for the Dolphins from 1979–1984

Career accomplishments: 
Miami Dolphins Rookie of the Year (1979)
Most extra points attempted in a single season: 70 (1984)

 Dan Carpenter

Daniel Roy Carpenter was born November 25, 1985, and he has gone on in his career to establish himself as one of the best American football placekickers. He played for the Dolphins from 2008−2012

Career accomplishments: 
Pro Bowl (2009)
PFW All-Rookie Team (2008)

Caleb Sturgis

In a season and a career, he set team records for field goals made and was named an All-American and  The Miami Dolphins selected him in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played for the Dolphins spanning 2013–2014

Career accomplishments: 
PFWA All-Rookie Team (2013)

Shayne Graham

Michael Shayne Graham, a former American football kicker, and current coach was born on December 9, 1977. Graham is a former National Football League placekicker who spent 15 years in the league (NFL)



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