Tony Yelk

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Tony Yelk
Position: Kicker
Personal information
Born: (1981-09-29) September 29, 1981 (age 36)
Madison, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Iowa State
Undrafted: 2006
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Tony Yelk (born September 29, 1981 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former National Football League placekicker. He attended high school in Poynette, Wisconsin and played on the college football team at Iowa State University. He was a four-year letter winner for the Cyclones and an All-Big 12 Conference and Freshmen All-American.

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

Yelk is the founder of Elite Kicking Solutions (EKS), which provides instruction to aspiring athletes. EKS is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Yelk also speaks at coaching clinics and is a special teams consultant.