Steve O'Neal

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Steve O'Neal
Date of birth: (1946-02-04) February 4, 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth: Hearne, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Punter
Wide receiver
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 13 / Pick: 21
Organizations
As player:
1969
1970-1972
1973
New York Jets (AFL)
New York Jets
New Orleans Saints
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Dr.Steve O'Neal (born February 4, 1946 in Hearne, Texas) is a former American football punter and a wide receiver. O'Neal is best known for kicking a 98 yard punt during the American Football League game between the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos on September 21, 1969. This punt set the record for the longest punt in American Football League and professional football history.[1] He has been a dentist practicing in Bryan, Texas for many years.

Professional football career[edit]

O'Neal was drafted in the 13th round, pick 21 of the 1969 Common Draft by the AFL's New York Jets.[2]

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