Justin Paul Tucker, a placekicker with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, was born on November 21, 1989, and he wears jersey number 9.
Before being signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2012, he played collegiate football at Texas.
Tucker, one of the best kickers in history, leads the NFL with a 91.1 percent success rate. He also holds the NFL record for the longest successful field goal, which is 66 yards.
Tucker graduated from Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. At Westlake, he competed against future NFL quarterback Nick Foles. Tucker participated in football while a student at the University of Texas for the Texas Longhorns.
He made the game-winning field goal with seconds remaining in 2011 to put an end to a rivalry that saw Texas A&M University and the University of Texas play each other 118 times over 117 years.
In the 2012 NFL Draft, Tucker went undrafted. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on May 29, 2012, and he will join placekicker Billy Cundiff in training camp and preseason games.
Tucker was given the starting job after a strong preseason showing, while Cundiff was let go.After the season, Tucker was chosen for his sixth Pro Bowl. Tucker was placed 94th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2022, making him the first kicker to appear on the list.
Tucker became the highest-paid kicker in the NFL when he signed a four-year agreement with the Ravens on August 8, 2022, for a total of $24 million.