Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/19/12
Rarely do you see a field goal made over 50 yards at any level of football. But Austin Rehkow, a high school placekicker at Central Valley High in Spokane Valley (WA) recently nailed this 67-yarder in the final seconds of regulation to tie the game, and his team went on to prevail in overtime.It marked a new state record, according to the Seattle Times, and tied him for the second longest kick in high school football history (The longest was 68 by the legendary Dirk Borgognone of Reno, Nevada in 1985).Despite Rehkow's incredible leg strength, the senior only has one scholarship offer at the moment (Eastern Washington). I'd venture to say that could change very soon.
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