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Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
Nate Kaeding
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Year signed with Iowa: 2000

Nate Kaeding attended West High School and lived in Iowa City, Iowa. He won two state football championships as the team's kicker, and played in state championship games in three different sports (basketball, football and soccer). The Des Moines Register named him Iowa High School Athlete of the Year in 2000.

He won the Lou Groza Award in 2002 and is the all-time leading scorer at Iowa. He also shared the Big Ten Conference record with 367 career kick scoring points and is Iowa’s career leader in PATs (166). His career numbers include 67-83 field goals (including a 41-of-45 mark in his final two seasons) and 166-169 PATs, and he scored one rushing touchdown from field goal formation against Ohio State. He kicked a game-winning FG against Texas Tech in the 2001 Alamo Bowl, and set a school single-game record with 16 kicking points (four PATs, four FGs) in win at Iowa State and tied that record in win over Minnesota (four PATs, four FGs). He kicked 4 FGs in a game four different times in his career. He also connected on 5-6 field goal attempts from 50 yards and beyond, with a long of 55 yards.

He was drafted in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. He spent 9 years with the Chargers, and also played for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was named to the Pro Bowl two times (2006 and 2009). In 2009, he tied for the NFL lead for most field goals made (32) and was one of only four all-time to covert on over 90% of his attempts (91.4%). He ended his career with 181 on 210 attempts, an average of 86.2%, which ranks fourth in NFL history for made percentage.

Born 3/26/1982 and is 42 years old.

All Conference: 1st Team (2002, 2003), Academic (2001, 2002, 2003), Honorable Mention (2001) Player of the Year: Lou Groza (2002) All American: Consensus 1st Team (2003), 1st Team (2002), 3rd Team Freshman (2000) U of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Drafted Round 3 by San Diego Chargers in 2004 2006 and 2009 



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