Jason Thomas Sanders is an American football kicker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He wears the number 7 jersey.
He played college football in New Mexico. Sanders attended and played high school football at Villa Park High School. Sanders attended and played college football in New Mexico from 2014 to 2017.
In his collegiate career, he converted 111-of-112 extra point attempts and 25-of-35 field goal attempts, with a career-long of 53 yards. Out of college, he was touted as the top pro kicking prospect in the country by renowned kicking coach Brent Grablachoff of Kicking World.
In Week 5 of the 2020 season against the San Francisco 49ers, Sanders was a perfect 5 for 5 on field goal attempts and 4 for 4 on extra point attempts, scoring a total of 19 points, during the 43–17 win, earning AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his performance.
He also earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for October after converting all 11 field goal attempts and all 7 extra point attempts for the month. He missed his first kick of the year in Week 10 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
On February 16, 2021, Sanders signed a five-year, $22 million contract extension with the Dolphins, making him one of the highest-paid kickers in the NFL. In Week 10 during a prime-time game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sanders hit 3 of 3 field goal attempts and made his only extra point attempt in the 22-10 win.
During Week 18 against the New England Patriots, Sanders converted his 2 field goal attempts and all 3 extra point attempts in the 33-24 win. He made 23 of 31 field goals and 34 of 35 extra point attempts.