Greg Zuerlein Biography
Gregory Zuerlein is an American football player playing for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) as a placekicker.
A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, He played college football at Nebraska-Omaha and Missouri Western. He previously played for the St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas Cowboys.
Greg was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and graduated from Lincoln Pius X in 2006. As a junior in 2004, Zuerlein set a Nebraska state record for field goals in a season, converting 12-of-16 attempts with a long of 52 yards.
His successful play would earn him Nebraska All-State and All-Class honors as a junior and senior. He also practiced soccer and was a 2005 Sports Illustrated preseason high school All-American.
Greg Zuerlein Age
Greg Zuerlein was born on 27 December 1987, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. He is 36 years old.
Greg Zuerlein Height
Zuerlein stands at an average height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m).
Greg Zuerlein Education
He accepted a football scholarship from the NCAA Division II University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). As a sophomore in 2008, he set a school record with 61 consecutive extra points made.
As a junior in 2009, Zuerlein set school records with 17 field goals in a single season (17-for-23), and extra points in a career with 131.
Greg Zuerlein Family
Greg was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States by his loving parents Gene Zuerlein and Eileen Zuerlein.
Greg Zuerlein Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Megan Kreifels.
Greg Zuerlein Salary
Greg earns an average annual salary of $2,750,000.
Greg Zuerlein Net Worth
Zuerlein has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million.
Greg Zuerlein Career
As a junior in 2009, Zuerlein set school records with 17 field goals in a single season (17-for-23) and extra points in a career with 131.
He made a career-long 52-yard field goal against West Texas A&M University in the Kanza Bowl. He finished the season 9 field goals shy of the school all-time career record of 45.
As a senior in 2010, he was given a medical redshirt with a hip injury. In 2011, UNO canceled its football program, and Zuerlein was forced to transfer to another Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association school, Missouri Western State University.
There, Greg set the NCAA Division II record of 21 consecutive field goals, nine of which were beyond 50 yards. He set the school record with a 58-yard field goal against Northwest Missouri State University twice.
He had a .952 field goal percentage, making 23 of 24 attempts, which was the highest of any NCAA player in any division with 12 or more attempts in 2011, as he averaged 10.7 points per game.