Apr 28th, 2021
Jan Stenerud’s first love was ski jumping, a skill he honed in his native Norway. But when he was told that he could get a college scholarship, and even get paid, just for kicking an oblong ball through the goal posts, he was all in. He did it better than anybody, becoming the first pure kicker enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was one of eight players on the Chiefs Super Bowl IV team to eventually end up in Canton.