Tony Yelk

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Tony Yelk
No. --     Free Agent
Kicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-09-29) September 29, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Madison, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Iowa State
Undrafted in 2006
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Tony Yelk (born September 29, 1981 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a free agent National Football League placekicker. Yelk left high school in Poynette, Wisconsin as a highly decorated prep. He attended and played on athletic scholarship for the college football team at Iowa State University. Yelk was a 4 year letter winner for the Cyclones. He was an All-Big 12 Conference and Freshmen All-American performer during his tenure with the Cyclones.

Yelk signed with the Atlanta Falcons after graduating from ISU. He spent part of his rookie year on the Falcons practice squad. He continued his playing career with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007. Yelk signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League in 2008.

He is currently the Founder of Elite Kicking Solutions (EKS). Elite Kicking Solutions provides professional specialty instruction to aspiring athletes through camps, group sessions and private lessons throughout the country. Yelk speaks at various coaching clinics and is a special teams consultant. EKS is based out of Atlanta, Ga.