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Harrison Butker was born on July 14, 1995. He previously played college football at Georgia Tech. He is second in NFL history in career field goal percentage (minimum 100 attempts) with 89.00, trailing only Justin Tucker.



Butker attended The Westminster Schools, where he participated in football as a rising sophomore after taking up the sport.

He kicked a field goal that was 53 yards further than the previous school record. He participated in basketball, football, and soccer as a three-sport athlete, earning three state soccer titles.



He also served as the first chair tuba player for the school’s (upperclassman) symphonic band all four years. Butker was a Georgia Tech player from 2013 to 2016 who was coached by Paul Johnson.

Butker was chosen by the Carolina Panthers with the 233rd overall pick in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

He was chosen as the third and final kicker in 2017. Butker and the Panthers agreed to a four-year, $2.48 million contract on May 5, 2017, which also included a $83,112 signing bonus. On September 14, 2017, he was released, and the following day, he was added to the practice squad.


Butker hit a 51-yard field goal and all four extra point attempts in the Chiefs’ Week 1 victory over the Arizona Cardinals despite playing through an ankle injury.

He was declared out because of an ankle injury the day before the Chiefs’ Week 2 matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers. He did not play in the Chiefs’ following four contests.

He surpassed the Chiefs franchise record for longest field goal for the second time (his previous record of 58 had been broken while he was sidelined) in his first game back from the injury against the Buffalo Bills with a 62 yard – goal.

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Harrison Butker is an American football kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). The Carolina Panthers selected Butker in the seventh round with the 233rd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.