Pat Leahy (American football)

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Pat Leahy
Date of birth: (1951-03-19) March 19, 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Career information
Position(s): Place kicker
College: St. Louis
Organizations
As player:
1974-1991 New York Jets
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Patrick Joseph Leahy (born March 19, 1951) was a placekicker for the New York Jets from 1974 to 1991. He is the team's all-time leading scorer, with 1,470 points, and scored 100 points or more seven different times over the course of his career. He currently ranks 20th on the list of highest NFL career scoring leaders. He went to Saint Louis University and played on three of the school's national championship soccer teams.[1] Leahy and his wife, Colleen, currently live in St. Louis and have three children: Lizzy, Cullen and the youngest Nora.

With 22 consecutive successful field goal attempts, Leahy set a franchise record for the Jets in 1986 that was beaten by Jay Feely in 2009.[2] Over the course of his career, Leahy completed 71.4% of his field goal attempts and 95.5% of his extra points. In 18 years, he never had a kick blocked.

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